In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(farse)farsa femeninopayasada femenino
- But fortunately, as part of my ongoing charade of being a writer, I have a pad and pen with me.
- When it's presented in this way, most women can see chivalry for the silly charade it really is.
- In place of a serious investigation, the FBI has mounted an elaborate charade.
- Maybe it's time we dropped the charade and accepted that we're as brash and pushy as any New York cabbie ever was.
- Willing to humor him though, just to see what he was up to, I continued the charade.
- The charade was kept up for a long time, far too long, but all that has changed now.
- We'll probably never know the reasons behind the charade we've just witnessed.
- The amazing thing is that our reporters, our public and our government buys into their charade.
- Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for the final executive meeting which was a charade of democracy.
- I was finding it increasingly difficult to keep up my charade with Peter, and every kiss was tainted with my dishonesty.
- A glance at the list of candidates shows that the whole thing is a charade.
- The first meeting of the county committee last Thursday was a charade.
- It was an elaborate charade which, through the performance of ritual, disguised the imposition of the royal will.
- This budget is a pure charade with more hidden tax than the publicised ones.
- So they went farther and farther until they couldn't keep the charade going any more.
- Cyril confesses to never taking to parliament as an institution and described it as a charade and a farce.
- The whole thing was one of the most cynical charades in memory.
- Or would he have continued this charade and pretended he was going to medical school?
- "It is time to end this charade, " she said menacingly.
- This charade of an interview was nothing more than a commercial for appeasement.
2charades (+ singular verb)(game)charada femenino
- Reading and parlour games such as charades are preferred.
- She introduced him to charades, although the clues had to be limited to those that could be done from a sitting position.
- Round up the gang for a game of touch football or charades.
- When they got together at Mike's, a game of charades was inevitable.
- Whether it's a poetry recital or a game of charades, any performance can become a life lesson.
- Moll took a moment to try to decipher it, feeling like she was playing an odd parlour game of charades.
- A lively game of charades finished a fun filled evening.
- The evening ended with a game of charades with some very unusual and funny pub names to guess.
- During their stay, children will have complementary use of the Fun in Safe Hands Club, which includes activities such as water games, a video club, charades, make and do, painting and competitions.
- We ate dinner, we played games such as charades, and we danced to the music (I danced with Lei, of course).
- Hokey as it might seem, go for the stuff you loved as a kid - musical chairs, limbo, pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey, charades or a pinata.
- The soldiers from both sides quickly overcame the language barrier and communicated in a fashion more like a noisy game of charades.
- As in any game of charades, eventually all the clues click and the answer suddenly became obvious.
- In the evenings or holidays we played charades and card games and table tennis.
- They played all sorts of games: cards, draughts, and even charades.
- I'm bored out of my wits and the rest of the guys are playing charades, not exactly my type of game.
- There weren't many people over, but we had a good game of poker, a good game of charades, and very good champagne at midnight.
- For the Easter holiday weekend how about we start a game of charades?
- Every day was like a complicated, extended game of charades.
- It was my birthday at the weekend and a surprise dinner and after-dinner game of charades was in order.
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.