In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to glad-hand sb — estrecharle la mano a algn
- With so many people in one place at one time, the state fair provides an opportunity for politicians to glad-hand and meet the constituents.
- The stylishly attired owner, Henry, worked the room, glad-handing customers.
- Just when the tight smile seemed in danger of breaking, he turned to glad-hand four of the defense attorneys as their co-counselors trailed in.
- Among the younger hands, glad-handing optimism was the order of the day and the smiles never wavered.
- He has had his half year of glory in glad-handing his way around the EU - and it could be a seductive experience.
- Her dad is a politician, who is so used to glad-handing his constituents he has forgotten how to talk to his daughter.
- He was employed entirely in glad-handing the guests.
- But he's not going to be glad-handing it, jumping up and down.
- While the two leaders were glad-handing each other in Moscow, two other nuclear powers - India and Pakistan - were rattling the nuclear sabre and threatening to bring it out of the scabbard.
- The dogs like people and will usually glad-hand anyone they meet.
- No, you weren't hallucinating: That really was Mr. Potato Head glad-handing exchange execs.
- It was Monday last week, and the president was glad-handing with the great and the good at the Cincinnati Museum Centre in Ohio as he waited to give one of his most bellicose speeches yet.
- He held out his hand like a salesman glad-handing a prospect.
- He was out there glad-handing and botching a golden opportunity.
- They'll knock on doors, chat up neighbors, glad-hand citizens at meetings, deliver absentee ballots, and ferry voters to the polls on Election Day.
- Upon his entrance to the club, he was surrounded by about thirty people, glad-handing him and trying to start up conversations.
- Speaking of elections, it looks like we'll be bombarded with politicians' faces, banners, ads and glad-handing over the holidays.
- There I was, in this huge office full of baseball impresarios, sharing drinks and glad-handing each other.
- He is now in New Zealand, glad-handing the locals and generally keeping an eye on how the money is being spent, which is a full-time occupation.
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