In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con un amante, novio para casarse) fugarse
- But Avon was long gone, having eloped with her high-school love interest, David Wrighter.
- Tell me honestly, would you truly befriend your enemies after discovering their kid eloped with your child, and then made this whole chaotic catastrophe that led to their deaths?
- By the early 1950s, however, she had eloped with the Czech-Irish writer Ernest Gebler and by the time her first book was published, she had left for London, where she has lived ever since.
- Count Baldwin I of Flanders eloped with Judith, daughter of King Charles the Bald of the west Franks, who was by the age of 16 the widow of two kings of Wessex.
- She remembered the solitary week his clinic had lasted before he had eloped with the superintendent's wife.
- Hogarth, his sometime pupil, eloped with his daughter in 1729.
- Never particularly happy in his home life, at the age of 19 Shelley eloped with his first love, Harriet Grove, who bore him a daughter two years later.
- After being expelled from various convent schools and working briefly as a model, she eloped with an aspiring poet when she was 18.
- Today she was complaining about her grand-daughter who had eloped with the washer-man.
- Although Caroli never ‘escaped her mother's domination,’ she did succeed in leaving home when she eloped with a man she had ‘dated for two weeks.’
- One long sequence in which she tells Charles the story of how she eloped with her husband, and the consequences that ensued, is a minor tour de force of sustained emotional expression.
- So she eloped with a guy with bad anger management problems so they could start a new life… with no money, no plan, and absolutely nowhere to go.
- As Elizabeth Linley, before she eloped with Sheridan around 1773, the sitter was a professional singer and member of a celebrated musical family in Bath.
- She eloped with a Greek, so we're going to Greece to meet the in-laws.
- ‘I eloped with John Bardy, the stableboy you fired,’ Annabelle said coldly.
- He eloped with a daughter of the duke of Richmond in 1744 and they were a devoted couple, dying within days of one another.
- ‘Of course,’ said Cyrvil, recalling her own Mother's lady-in-waiting who had eloped with a knight from another Great Isle.
- You just disappeared and Eileen told me that you had eloped with a man you'd been seeing on the sly.
- I'm beginning to understand some of what my mother must have gone through after I eloped with Rolf.
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