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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- And then his mother had run off with her 'fancy man', so Gran said.
- She only told Arthur, but didn't twig that her new fancy man is a journalist.
- She also spent a lot of my money last summer riding around with her fancy-man.
- She falls for the guy who everyone knows is a fancy man, and now she's all upset.
- A prostitute attempts to make him her "fancy man." Finally he becomes a rich girl's "companion."
- In the seven part series - already being hailed a hit - Rebecca's 16-year-old character makes moves on her mother's alcoholic fancy man Frank, causing all sorts of trouble.
- ‘And to cap it all, Ephesia has got herself a fancy man,’ he might have added.
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