In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lover of adventure)aventurera femenino
- For the uninitiated, Charley's an Edwardian adventuress who stowed away on an airship, the R101, and was rescued by The Doctor just before it blew up in flames.
- Now you're a space-suited adventuress battling your way toward Earth.
- When evaluated from this perspective, it's easier to see her less as an adventuress and more as a dichotomy.
- Fanny, she discovered, was a pioneer woman, a legendary dynamo and singular adventuress.
- Fabre went on to attack women's clubs, claiming, to much applause, that they were composed of ‘adventuresses, wandering female knights, emancipated girls, and amazons'.
- No question, she is indomitable, a chronic adventurer - adventuress, if you wish.
- At least Prince Hektor always got what he wanted and the girl of his dreams fawned at his feet, despite her claims of being an independent, man-hating adventuress.
- It was hard to believe Lana had once thought of her as glamorous, even an adventuress.
- Vogue editor, tastemaker, adventuress, she exploded with the style and joie de vivre that every gay man aspires to - or should.
- It's instructive to see her as the aristocratic adventuress in the 18 th-century potboiler The Affair of the Necklace.
- The first film was dumb fun - a computer game-inspired take-off on the Indiana Jones series with Angelina Jolie bringing everyone's favorite PC adventuress, Lara Croft, to life.
- This is a quandary that never traps veteran adventuress Dervla Murphy, in a new edition of her epic 1983 trek through the Peruvian Andes with her small daughter and a mule.
- In 1871 an English adventuress named Lucy Walker became the first woman to summit the mountain.
2(opportunist)aventurera femeninovividora femenino
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