In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1corazones solitarios masculino(club/column) (before noun) de corazones solitarios
- Never reply to a local newspaper lonely heart ad.
- Did you meet someone through our lonely hearts columns or has your business gone from strength to strength through advertising with us?
- He targeted single mums with young children through chatlines and lonely heart adverts.
- Linda Harris relates how, after the numbness of widowhood wore off, she found love again through the lonely hearts column of her local newspaper.
- This doesn't usually matter too much unless you're meeting them after replying to a lonely hearts ad.
- The 64-year-old mother-of-four was advertised in an internet lonely hearts room by her son because he thought his mother needed someone to talk to.
- Had Jefferies described himself in a lonely hearts column, the spiel would have been remarkably similar.
- He has tried lonely hearts columns in local newspapers a few times.
- They believe that the advent of online match-making, lonely heart adverts and singles' events are little more than a cynical ploy by the dating industry to get people to spend cash.
- Caldwell, then living in Dover, Kent, met the mother of the three-year-old boy through a lonely hearts advert.
- I thought for a minute I'd be looking to put an ad in the lonely hearts column, but it worked out OK.
- None of the women he met through lonely hearts columns have recognised the necklace.
- I think a lot of people read lonely hearts columns with a great deal of interest.
- No matter the cultural era or technological advances, it seems that as long as there have been lonely hearts, there have been lonely hearts clubs.
- Maybe I should place an ad in a lonely hearts column.
- Dear me, it was reading like an ad for a lonely hearts column!
- There is not even a lonely hearts column in the local paper.
- Like lonely hearts ads and introduction agencies, cyberdating used to be thought of as a last resort, but that is no longer the case.
- Mort doesn't seem like the sort to attend lonely hearts meetings.
- The couple met after Andy, 40, answered nurse Helen's lonely hearts advert for a ‘man in uniform’.
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