In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cortado en ambos extremos) puro masculino
- In the end, he would flick the stub of his cheroot into the fire as signal that it was time to go to bed, and that was that.
- The smell of most un-English food, plus a whiff of exotic cheroots, filled the air.
- He extracted a couple of cheroots from a slim metal case, offering one to Henry.
- Estimates begin at €50-100 for an amber cheroot holder and a quantity of smoking equipment belonging to the Yeats family.
- Dropping the cheroot on the counter, he strode to her side.
- Feeling a little nauseous when he was done, Adam was carefully pouring some water on the burnt out stub of his cheroot when he spied James flicking the end of his into a pile of leaves, igniting them.
- The popular image of the director at these sessions is rubbish: has any director ever actually lounged on a divan, smoking a cheroot, drawling ‘next!’
- He preferred to watch, unobserved, the street life of the city from a hole in his prison wall, than to smoke cheroots and talk politics with his fellow prisoners.
- Like I said, all that's missing is the cheroots.
- He had his chair tipped back on its two rear legs and was waving his ever-present cheroot around animatedly, managing not to spill his martini in the process.
- Unfortunately, the Romans, whether enjoying the decadence of a savoured cheroot in Egypt or the smoke-free asceticism of Rome, appear bound by the very buckles on their peculiar boots.
- I have a Walter Mosley novel ready to go, ready for that holy moment on the cliff when I can fire up a cheroot, sip a Belvedere and get lost.
- I recall taking second looks as I watched women smoking cigars and cheroots in café's and restaurants, something I'd never seen before but something I'm sure Mary has come across.
- Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos of tobacco or tobacco substitutes which have been exempt so far shall attract 16% CENVAT.
- It was in 1960, or possibly 1961, at any rate before the first Beatles LP, that I went shopping for cheroots with my grandfather.
- He pulled one of the cheroots from the packet he kept them in and began looking for a source to light it.
- Sleeves rolled up, Sebastian leaned against the wall with his chair tipped back on two legs and sucked on a cheroot.
- Daniel leaned against the kitchen sink and lit up a cheroot.
- He had replaced his cheroot temporarily with a regulator mouthpiece and was in full-on paparazzi mode.
- ‘Ridiculous isn't it,’ he says, pulling the cheroot from its cylinder.
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.