In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Chicago is an opulent display of glitz and glamour.
- The Great Commission sometimes gets buried beneath the superficial glitz.
- However, the show wasn't all glitz and glamour.
- Not if it keeps spending on glitz rather than education
- Sandra is briefly seduced by superficial glitz before rediscovering friendship, real values and the need to take down some bad guys.
- Then after a fabulous night of glitz and glamour, it would be time to ‘turn back into a pumpkin again’.
- He loved his glitz and was unashamedly starstruck.
- But in my book, beauty without smiles and charm means very little in an industry overrun by glitz and glitter.
- With a style reflecting theatrical glitz, shoes are undergoing a revolution with more playful colours and details.
- It is not all glitz and glam like people perceive.
- There is sophistication here, too, but it's one based on simplicity rather than glitz; you can wander round in your most battered shorts and no one will turn their nose up at you.
- It puts much-needed seasonal cheer into the long dark nights of winter, and there's no reason why it shouldn't add glitz and glamour to your own looks over the holiday.
- Prom night for most teenage girls is a great evening of glitz and glamour.
- The extravaganza uses big band, spotlight glitz and dancing girls to capture the magic of a bygone time.
- The interior is modelled on the old Viennese grand cafés so there's opulence without too much glitz, great pastries, and a relaxed, sophisticated atmosphere.
- You know, despite all of modern medicine's glitz and glamour, sometimes the old fashioned remedies work the best.
- Sexy glitz is replaced by a softened mood of rustic romance with inspiration heavily drawn from the early 70s.
- American football is not all glitz and glamour.
- One room looked a bit like ballroom only much smaller - a fair amount of faux glitz on the walls, a decent amount of light and a trestle-tabled bar on one wall.
- This promises to be a night of glamour, glitz and fashion.
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