In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Now, it seems, this babyish sentimentalisation of nature is regarded as a social attribute.
- So, all in all, and at the risk of being extremely babyish myself, I'd go so far as to say that my argument's bigger than yours.
- The press could be being babyish; the military could be putting on a brave face.
- Even when speaking, they do not say anything clever and many of them have a terrible, squeaky voice which foreigners think is babyish and unattractive.
- Georgie's babyish voice sounded from the room behind his mother.
- Don't be surprised if there's some deterioration in your child's behaviour or a regression to more babyish ways.
- Maybe it's simply that like everyone else I found Tony with his babyish skin, his grand ideas and gentle indifference an irresistible target.
- Clearly, capable confident, can-do people are what Kruglanski dislikes and babyish, helpless people are his ideal.
- But as his talk became clearer, his parents found that he was asking them for the names of the cars he saw and began saying Ambassador and Fiat in his own babyish voice.
- The other was short, and scrawny, with a babyish pout and white blonde hair.
- Like smoking, which I'd started at 12 and kicked at 15, I considered it a somewhat naff and babyish thing to do once you were legal.
- Haigh does not say so, but this is actually rather babyish.
- She said she was terrified and couldn't remember how he got her out but she did remember the strange babyish voice he used.
- Then you know how to act more grown-up on set and be ‘responsible’ except you still look good and babyish on screen.
- Do not blame, criticise or punish your child or call them dirty or babyish.
- In the photos he still looks like a baby, isn't walking or talking, his face is much more rounded and babyish.
- Anyway, I pray they will hold their babyish contests somewhere other than London.
- In keeping with the association with babyish faces, weak chins are less common in movie villains than in more ‘innocent’ characters.
- She glanced at the child she held in her arms, and he looked back with babyish love in his eyes.
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