In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I got an eyeful of dust — se me llenó el ojo de polvo
- quick, get an eyeful of this — ven a ver esto, no te lo pierdas
- he's quite an eyeful — está para comérselo
- Deputy Chief Magistrate Mark Wellington got an eyeful yesterday, when a prisoner, who claimed to be hearing voices, dropped his pants and proceeded to strip in the court.
- It was at this venue last year that fans got an awful eyeful in a game against Geelong.
- It may not be art, but visitors to this new museum will certainly get an eyeful.
- But I guarantee you, if you visit any high school during the passing period between classes, or at the end of lunch, you'll get an eyeful.
- One woman in Vicar Lane had already snapped the flimsy strap on her vest top, and laughed as her breast fell out to give a gang of cheering lads an eyeful.
- There are few phenomena more scenic than the mountains at sunset, and what better way to get an eyeful than on a highway bike ride out to Cochrane or Bragg Creek?
- She dipped low to shake his hand making sure he got an eyeful.
- He has given us glimpses of his potential and now he will get the chance to give us an eyeful.
- If you've never seen their stage show, you can still get an eyeful from this album's black-and-white liner photos, which show the duo swooning or flopped like cast-off goth toys.
- They sidled up to the guards, letting their cloaks loosen to let them get an eyeful.
- She rose, stretched right in his face to be sure he got an eyeful, then sauntered toward the bathroom, waggling her hips to keep his eyes on her.
- I spun around, and saw him leaning against the main office door, hands in pockets, giving me a knowing eyeful.
- She offered him a good view of her cleavage in the process and shamelessly Brett helped himself to an eyeful.
- She retrieved a second suitcase and they repeated the procedure, and again Graham got an eyeful as she spread her legs and then leaned forward to hand the case to him.
- Noah got an eyeful, but he was too sick to enjoy it.
- He got an eyeful when Wendy's cover slipped down.
- After you've had a frightening eyeful, turn the page and discover where saturated and trans fats hide, and how to escape their deadly reach.
- I saw several young women sporting cheerleader skirts, high heels and skimpy wee tops doing laps before the steps, making sure the boys got an eyeful.
- When no-one else is looking I bet he is getting an eyeful and it wouldn't surprise me one bit if one of these days he'll try it on.
- Limerick shoppers will get an eyeful next Friday when an animal rights group holds a ‘naked’ demonstration against Duffy's Circus.
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