In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It takes approximately 30 seconds to apply the shaving gel and 5 to 7 minutes to shave.
- They can already produce moulded gel implants and are now looking for a hospital whose surgeons are unhappy with silicone implants.
- Possibly he has little complimentary sachets of shampoo and shower gel too.
- The gel can be rubbed onto chrome surfaces where it forms a robust, long-lasting soft film that is virtually colourless.
- I was wondering if you could possibly send me any information on your shower gel products.
- For this reason they are usually mixed with gel or paste products to keep them in contact with the sealer longer.
- I squeezed some shampoo gel onto my hands and rubbed them quickly together, making lather.
- Do not use irritating, perfumed soaps, shower gel or deodorants.
- Gently easing her back onto the comfortable bed she pulled up her top and watched as the cold gel was smothered onto her belly.
- If the mother produced only eggs, and not the additional protective coats or spacing gel, she could produce up to twice as many.
- I set him down on the counter and then grabbed my shave gel out of the medicine cabinet.
- The clear gel is a skin prep, shaving gel and aftershave lotion.
- Even so, I gasped when I felt the cool gel drizzle onto my back.
- But these warnings are not required on shampoo, shower gel or family bubble bath, all of which can legally contain four times as much formaldehyde.
- One particularly effective treatment for comedone acne is available as a cream, gel and lotion.
- The objecthood smeared out across the packed gel produces interference patterns, waves.
- In recent days, plenty of baby clothes, diaper-rash ointment, teething gel and strollers have arrived, along with a lot of small checks.
- The gel was applied onto the skin with use of the fingers to apply a slight massage.
- I also discovered that my nails will be ruined, as they have glued the extensions directly on to them, rather than onto a layer of gel.
- Amy tilted up his face and soothed the cool gel onto his cheekbones with her fingertips.
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- The effect is termed ‘gelatinization’, but has nothing to do with gelatin, which gels similarly but is a protein.
- The water jells, almost, with vegetation, so that light winds no longer leave a mark.
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- It was really in this season that the show as a whole began to gel as something more than just a collection of sketches.
- Her routine on meeting Phil and Liz earlier this year is honest, self-deprecating and dry; tales of her unsuitable potty mouth at parties work well, and her take on religious guilt gels perfectly.
- There's even a skittish garage interlude, and it's remarkable how well the crammed, clipped two-step percussion gels with the harpsichord-augmented musical milieu.
- It all gels, and the resulting story makes you feel invigorated.
- There are lots of good elements, yes, but they never quite gel into a convincing whole.
- Prompted by these complaints, the group's idea for a festival gelled and the planning began roughly one year ago.
- Despite three cast changes everybody gave a splendid performance and everything gelled except the scenery which caused them a few problems.
- It was an interesting collection of parts, and worth seeing, but didn't quite gel - what did not go too far seemed not to go far enough.
- As ideas begin to gel, I give students a size limitation, showing them the precut slabs of clay from which they will need to sculpt their character as well as a base.
- Like all the guests on our program today, she is also a practising Quaker, a faith that gels with her political ideas, and something she attributes to her family background.
- The incident was one of those moments when the idea of journalism really gelled in my mind.
- He is still a month shy of his 26th birthday, and they say in the game that only when experience gels with the physical ability and the know-how at mid-career do the strikers really find their rhythm.
- I was living in a hotel off of the Champs-Elysees and I would wake up in the middle of the night and eventually this idea gelled.
- Nothing really gelled in the manner of the 1960s Bond themes.
- It gels with the worldview of an optimist whose efforts are rewarded.
- The idea gelled and he went to work on the pilot script.
- As is often the case in change and cultures, it is at the frontiers of one civilisation that ideas mix and jell into new and innovative forms.
- I'll keep readers informed as the project begins to gel.
- At times it seems he isn't sure what he wants the film to be, and the comedy-thriller mixture doesn't quite gel.
- That will take time but when it does gel I think it will go well.
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