In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for dubious activity)testaferro masculino
- He has been forced into being a frontman for a bunch of modern-day American scoundrels.
- They view him as the philosophical front man for a movement to transfer entitlement spending for the poor and working class back to the wealthy.
- He has been the blunt frontman of a bid to make suburban growth pay its full freight, and has drawn the ire and political activism of major home builders in so doing.
- She thinks he is just the frontman for the competition which has been criticised for ruining the music industry.
- He talks at Watford's training ground, having been installed as a most charming front man for a controversial project.
- They see themselves as men of destiny, when they're actually front men for a massive scam that has been going on long before their grandparents got out of diapers.
- The man clearly stands for nothing; he's a chancer, a frontman for a political party that is dying.
- Many remain suspicious, accusing the scholar of being a front man for a military-backed bid to promote a hand-picked caretaker administration over an elected government.
- Stop being a front man for a bunch of investors!
- One school sees him as the leading cheerleader, a laughing and smiling front man for a company that has been struggling more than usual the past few years.
- New disruption tactics have seen regulators used to strip the frontmen of organised crime of their licences to carry out MOTs or operate in the sector.
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