In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sacacorchos masculinotirabuzón masculinobefore noun corkscrew curl — tirabuzón masculino
- His colouring was very dark and his features very striking, his hair was a nest of black corkscrew curls and he wore an Australian bush hat.
- The most noticeable thing about her was the mop of unruly, dirty-blonde corkscrew curls framing her heart shaped face.
- Instead, the person standing on the other side of his screen door was a slim young woman with corkscrew curls and wounded green eyes.
- She had her short brown hair a shade darker than her tan skin, pulled back in a ponytail with the hair curled in corkscrew curls.
- After a normal flight, we went into a tight, corkscrew dive that sent your stomach up into your throat - and in the case of two passengers, out their mouths and into their laps.
- A beautiful woman with corkscrew hair, just stared and stared into the distance.
- It's a sordid story, curly as the 200-plus pound porker's corkscrew tail.
- At the age of seventy, his blue eyes still twinkle under a mop of corkscrew curls.
- Rianna was of an average height with corkscrew strawberry-blond curls and icy blue eyes.
- Blonde corkscrew curls, wide blue eyes, and a simpering smile.
- Neither of these effects would produce a corkscrew flight path.
- He certainly seems to have mellowed, despite his slightly crazed Noddy Holder corkscrew curls and permanent top hat.
- I feel guilty that on busy mornings I am taking a regular brush to her corkscrew curls, thereby rendering her mop into something that is very Einstein-like.
- He speculated that a ball falling through a hole at the equator would follow a corkscrew trajectory.
- This uses two giant corkscrew pumps to shift over 7 million gallons of water a day into a holding pond above the main lake.
- Her long honey blond hair was pulled back in half twist, leaving the rest free in corkscrew curls.
- She hated Dorothy Jo, who had beautiful corkscrew curls, and the whole nine yards.
- Her corkscrew curls taunt me all through class.
- The attractive young lady with corkscrew curls and a floral brooch sits high on the ivory, her large eyes accentuated by heavily outlined lids and eyelashes.
- His unusual head of red corkscrew curls, his unconventional looks, have attracted some scathing press.
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