In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)famoso masculinofamosa femeninocelebridad femeninohe's something of a local celebrity — es todo un personaje / toda una celebridad en el pueblo (or barrio etc.)
- Special guest will be well-known celebrity Fifi the Clown.
- Unicef has a tradition of working with celebrities, who promote their message all over the world.
- I got into the role and became a minor celebrity.
- You'll spot some local celebrities here, since it's one of the places to be seen these days.
- Their activities have involved local celebrities, the Mayor and even an author.
- For years, young people have been inspired by celebrities like pop stars and footballers.
- Because underneath it all, these stars and celebrities are just normal people.
- Are these so-called models and celebrities really people we could look up to and learn from?
- When he was three, he fell down a well, was rescued, and became a local media celebrity.
- It is easy to see why some celebrities change their name when fame beckons.
- Other celebrities who turned out to show their support included actress June Whitfield.
- Those questioned were asked to pick their most inspiring celebrities from a list of names.
- A huge party is being planned for the launch and a host of A-list celebrities are expected.
- Elvis Presley has now been a dead celebrity longer than he was a living one.
- The star is one of many celebrities set to appear on the Wyvern Theatre's stage this spring.
- The Caribbean is packed with rock stars, models and other celebrities over Christmas.
- The pictures were collected after the staff wrote to a number of celebrities asking for donations.
- In each round, they were asked questions by a local television celebrity.
- Over the past few days various local celebrities and sports stars have called in to offer their support.
- And when it comes to celebrity endorsements, Kerry seems to have the edge.
- The whole cult of celebrity is so boring but the snobbery is just as bad.
- His second career was in journalism, a field in which he achieved overnight celebrity as a war correspondent.
- A savvy lawyer knows how to use a client's brand of celebrity to his advantage.
- Shrewd and fiercely honest, Fanny scorned the cheapness of her newfound celebrity.
- Such reticence, of course, is a cardinal sin in a media world that worships the gods of celebrity and fame.
- There will be a feature film of Flanimals, but not yet: that would be trading on celebrity.
- That's often the price of fame and celebrity, and if you need proof, just ask Kieren Fallon.
- During the course of the story Smith has a lot to say about the emptiness of celebrity and stardom and what it means.
- He did, of course, come with a family history and a degree of celebrity that meant he was already a public face.
- Anna claims to have been largely unaware of her father's celebrity until she was 12.
- I learnt young that if you wanted someone to give you something, celebrity worked wonders.
- They have achieved celebrity, not true fame, as all people sound of mind will understand.
- The real nub of the show is Madonna and our obsession with fame and celebrity.
- I seem to recall a criticism from an earlier age about the cult of celebrity.
- Along the way the film manages to say a lot about the nature of class, celebrity and capitalism in America.
- As long as they were near a main road, they could achieve national celebrity.
- Despite origins far more humble than his relatives, Sir Alec achieved international celebrity and staggering wealth.
- However, the chief appeal of celebrity is neither money nor luxury but recognition.
- In this modern age of cynicism and celebrity the road from pariah to popularity is a short one.
- Yet for all his international celebrity, Paolozzi never lost touch with his roots.
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