In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I held them in awe and was something of a crybaby constantly running to my mother for protection if they said anything cross to me.
- We're all treated as vulnerable crybabies, unable to take a harsh word without running off in tears.
- So I'm not some sort of freak for being such a crybaby?
- The challenge, as always, was how to name the problem without sounding like a crybaby or jinxing all future job prospects.
- ‘You probably think you've landed yourself with a real crybaby after all of this ’, I joked, wiping my eyes with the back of my hand.
- She just didn't want to put up with the little brat even if it meant making herself out to be a coward or a crybaby, whichever way they took it.
- We shouldn't be whiners and crybabies about it.
- But my cheeks were dry - which is actually impressive, since I'm a notorious crybaby at movies.
- He is, of course, the ultimate crybaby and it's always fun to watch him whine when he gets knocked out of a tournament.
- I really have to stop being such a crybaby at gigs.
- A cousin, exasperatedly and somewhat self-righteously, called him a crybaby.
- Otherwise, some might think he's nothing but a crybaby and a bad loser.
- The parents, reserved New Englanders, have neither the time nor the inclination to pamper crybabies.
- ‘You're such a crybaby, Keith’ he said slowly as he put the pack down.
- Time and increasing exposure has shown him to be a loudmouth crybaby, gutless hypocrite, economic buffoon, geopolitical imbecile, and possessed of the emotional fortitude of a ten-year-old.
- Who can blame them; I've been such a crybaby for the last day or so.
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