In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(en una discoteca, un club nocturno etc) gorila masculino
- At this moment, several Communists rushed the Nationalist benches and a free fight began, to be ended a half an hour later by the brutal intervention of a dozen lusty sergeants-at-arms, the Chamber's chuckers-out.
- He hustled R.V. Smethurst off stage rather like a chucker-out in a pub regretfully ejecting an old and respected customer, and starting paging G.G. Simmons.
- ‘I met him in the Three Crowns tavern,’ one chronicler reported, ‘occupying more space at the bar than the chucker-out should allow.
- His past is quite eclectic: from IT expert at Ericsson Sweden to modeling and acting, from chucker-out in England, to Internet Publisher; most of all, the resourceful Salvatore is an organizer and a marketing man.
- The Norman-looking stevedore named Steve, was known as ‘head of the house’, and was arbiter of disputes and unpaid chucker-out.
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