In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hacer tintinearwe clinked glasses — entrechocamos los vasos
- Morgan asked me, starting to clink bottles around.
- Alex returns with a bottle of wine and 2 glasses, he fills then to the brim and clinks glasses with you.
- She held the beer up like she was going to clink it to mine, but we only had one beer so I put up my fist and she clanked the beer to my fist.
- ‘Cheers,’ I said as we clinked our cans together a dull metallic clank before taking one long chug.
- They clinked the elegant crystal glasses together and the whole night consisted of laughs and champagne.
- They clinked the necks of their beers together and took sips to seal the toast.
- Everyone chimed in, and clinked the neck of their bottles together.
- ‘You start drinking that,’ he said, still ignoring Fiona, and clinking her bottle with his.
- The two new buddies smirked and clinked their beer bottles as an odd sort of toast.
- Beneath the thatch we squat in the dust, clink our bottles and drink.
- I laughed, clinking my beer bottle against his glass.
- In the mean time, Edmund and the guys were at the bar, clinking their beer bottles.
- Gary and Tony nodded in respect and clinked their beer bottles together.
- The two young men clinked their teacups together, validating their deal.
- I hand Milon the shot and clink my bottle against the glass.
- Everyone said in agreement clinking their cans with Adia's.
- He taps her glass with a ringing clink and starts to drink the champagne, savoring the taste.
- Armando stood up, clinking his bottle against Loren's.
- Instead, guests are enchanted by the sounds of laughter and clinking wine glasses.
- Both Julian and I followed suit, clinking our beer against Blake's.
- A large click came from inside the door, followed by another short series of clinks and clangs.
- A few coughs and clinks of glass echoed awkwardly throughout the room.
- John finally asked, setting his cup down with a slight clink onto the saucer.
- I recall the clink as the razor bounced off the sink, and the scarlet drops that followed hitting the cold enamel surface.
- Even the clink of decanter against glass from the editor's office was briefly absent.
- The rhythmic clink of armor could suddenly be heard through the storm's quieting howl, as if nature itself feared dominance in any way over this being.
- She licked the rim for good measure and placed the cup on the table, dropping the spoon in with a clink.
- Undoubtedly, to the steady clink of glass and ice, the word will pass: he's sound; he's one of us; he's a safe pair of hands.
- The bottles slid down their slots, greeting their brothers with a satisfying clink.
- Many clicks and clinks came from the door, and then a grinding noise as it opened on old stone hinges.
- The apartment was quiet except for the occasional clink of her fork on the plate.
- There was just the general clink of silverware meeting china and rattle of cup against saucer.
- The telltale clink of tracks heralds the advance of a brigade combat team.
- Young men were stripped to the waist and fighting to the clink of wagered coins and shouts of encouragement.
- The manacles made an audible clink as they swung back against the wall, and the Knight whirled around.
- With a hollow clink, it once more sat at its customary place, the level of liquid lowered.
- The obscenely loud clinks and bangs continued.
- One room functions as normal, with jukebox music and the clink of glasses drifting through to where the performance takes place.
- There was a clink as some of the coins rattled to its tin floor.
- He folds the newspaper, and takes the coffee cup out of my hand, resting it with a clink on the table in front of us.
1(prison)cárcel femeninotrullo masculino España argotbote masculino México Venezuela argotcana femenino América del Sur argotgayola femenino Río de la Plata argotporotera femenino Chile argot
- But what's worse is that if such a law were introduced here, YOU might find yourself in the clink simply for venting your frustration at a spammer by sending him a rude email.
- With Kim in the clink and no sign of Foxy's new record, the rap scene is crying out for new femcees.
- I glossed over a few tiny details, the ones that could have bought me some time in the clink.
- Griffin offers this advice to other young people who find themselves in the clink: Keep your inmate number to yourself.
- Placing it in my hand, I felt the cold clink of coins.
- The problem is, he's not a very good one, and finds himself in the clink after a botched attempt to steal a car.
- I spent 24 hours in the clink, and ever since I've been seeing ghost faces everywhere.
- If Holly ever was stuck in the clink, she'd be in charge in no time flat.
- This opening shot sees our young hero in a Jamaican clink in 1802, charged with mutiny and facing the hangman's rope.
- At the very least, Noah should spend a little time in clink.
- It ain't cheap springing two of them from the puppy clink.
- He sympathizes with them on the way to the clink.
- I think Dr. Mudd has spent enough time in the clink.
- Crunch played a pivotal role in the phone underground thirty years ago, and paid for it with two spells in the clink.
- File swappers face three years in jail for the first offence, and six more years in the clink for repeat offences, thus making criminals out of a large section of the US population.
- A first time offender for a copyright infringement violation could receive five years in the clink and a fine of $250,000.
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.