In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(music) tocar con ritmo sincopado
2(decor/room) alegrar(decor/room) darle vida aa jazzed up version of the classic — una versión popular del clásico
- He believes bank branches can be jazzed up and transformed into places customers feel they genuinely want to visit.
- The time was right to reinvent the sandwich - or at least jazz it up.
- Caroline's Beauty Salon will also be on hand offering make-up tips for all you glamour gals looking to jazz it up for the festive season, while Richard Hannigan will be giving advise on all the latest trends in hair design.
- He does not attempt to jazz things up with cloying camerawork and jarring technique in an effort to be stylish.
- I wasn't about to dumb it down or jazz it up to sell it to young people.
- On her lips, I used pink and a natural lip gloss to jazz it up, although it was still a day look.
- After painting the desk, jazz it up even further by adding funky new drawer pulls.
- Director Lee Tamahori tries to jazz things up with some flashy editing but can't disguise the fact that the 40-year-old formula is beginning to wear a little thin.
- Its a horrible, sad place no matter how they try to jazz it up, and don't get me wrong its a nice place, in nice grounds with nice friendly staff.
- On Nolte's track, the artist uses the melodic sounds of a xylophone to jazz things up a bit.
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