In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She had waist length brown hair, with hazel eyes, high cheekbones and a fair complexion.
- They'd also left two gouges running diagonally across the cheekbone down to the jaw.
- Her face was angular, emaciated - the cheekbones standing out and the eyes sunken in, with no healthy rose to the skin.
- He had sharp features, with very high definition cheekbones and a sharply defined chin.
- His head was bent over his knees, tufts of pale hair falling over his cheekbones and forehead.
- Maybe it would make his cheekbones look sunken and athletic and sexy.
- His dark eyes were quite sunken into his skull, making his high cheekbones very prominent.
- She looked down at his sleeping face, the dark eyelashes that fanned his high cheekbones.
- She slipped and fell while she was out shopping, and has fractured her cheekbone, and a bone in her upper arm.
- She sketched the lines of his cheekbones and carefully shaded in the delicate curve of his upper lip.
- His chin was not as defined, but he sported a scar across one eyebrow which looked good against his high cheekbones.
- He raised his head slightly, his black hair limp across his cheekbones and the nape of his neck low.
- He had good cheekbones and damn near perfect bone structure with a good strong jaw.
- She looked thinner than before - her eye sockets were more pronounced, as were her cheekbones.
- My cheekbones had no striking sculpture or grace, and my jaw-line no particular character.
- With his soft grey eyes, enviable cheekbones and hair that tousles endearingly at the merest touch, he has all the makings of a teen idol.
- On the other hand, I think my eyes are quite pretty and that I have good cheekbones.
- He was thinner, too, his cheekbones jutting out sharply from the hollows of his cheeks.
- A vertical line ran down from just above his eyebrow to the bottom of his cheekbone.
- I quickly regained my footing and rubbed at the sore spot just below my cheekbone.
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