In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(outstanding thing)maravillait's a beaut — es una maravilla
- the idea was a beaut — fue una idea estupenda / genial
- before noun it's a beaut evening — hace una tarde maravillosa
- How the movement fits into the piece as such, I cannot make out, but it's such a beaut that I won't ask questions.
- Fluttering her eyelashes, ‘I don't know where I got it, but isn't it a beaut?‘
- She might be from the Afrikaans side of our rainbow nation fence, but the person who designed this beaut shouldn't be.
- Hiroshi was taken back, exclaiming, ‘Whoa there, where the hell did you come across this beaut?’
- The film's punchline is also a beaut, all the more so because it's tactfully handled, and you never see it coming.
- A real beaut, and delivered with wonderful timing.
- One of Jumpin's live ads was for a Dodge dealership, and he described his new car: a three-toned beaut done in black, cream, and salmon.
- It's a beaut, and just the thing to tear even the most obsessed soccer fan away from his reading material.
- Plenty of varied road work ranging from motorways to the bumpy bog roads as well as a lot of urban use didn't faze this Nissan beaut.
- The big one (which is on the left in the first picture) is a beaut.
- Even by Wanaka property standards, tilting in their more grandiose fancies towards southern Tuscan or colonial chateaux, the house is a beaut.
- The New Zealand minted lamb and roasted butternut squash is a total beaut.
- This is to show us just how good the computer graphics are, and it's a beaut.
- The new disk is a real beaut, filled with 45 luscious gigabytes and spinning considerably faster than the old ones, so my system runs a load faster in its turn.
- Another beaut got swiped from in front of Bell Canada, where the security camera wasn't aimed properly, so the thief got away, big surprise.
- It's going to be a beaut when it's done, and I'm sure the URL will be passed around among, oh, a dozen people.
- It's somewhat disheartening that the FemBots' cast-offs earn them more money than their actual records, but MacKinnon and Poirier don't seem to mind, because they know they've just made one beaut of an album.
- The new machine arrived Friday, and lo, what a beaut.
- I just got my first case of the first title (a way-hey-hey tome on Panther) and it's a beaut.
- Lively and surprising are not terms often associated with the well-established New York Film Festival, but in its 42nd edition it served up many more beauts than duds.
2(beautiful person)maravilla femeninopreciosidad femeninopreciosura femenino América Latina
- Its latest ad climaxes with a Bondi beaut emerging from the surf inquiring: ‘So where are you?’
- You know, you're real beaut when you bother to dress up.
- I was going with this beaut from MSNBC with Hugh on the golf course with a cigar.
- Beckham is a beaut, probably England's best player, but as captain?
- She's a beaut for a while, but then Joe goes bananas.
- As they probably don't say down Rothesay way, this Kyle was no beaut.
- She's a beaut, mate, but she's sending me to the poor house.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.