In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(figure/bosom) de matrona(bosom/figure) matronil(woman) con aspecto de matrona(woman) matronil
- The by-now matronly personnel manager and a flock of remarkable young employees stand around offering toasts on the happy occasion.
- And get it tailored next time so it actually sort of fits and doesn't make you look matronly.
- The music starts, and six identical doors swing open on the set to reveal six matronly dancers in zebra-print gowns and big hair.
- Judging from the reaction of the Empress, our next-door neighbor, she also did a fair number on the matronly blue-haired crowd as well.
- Many deemed it too figure-hugging and too young, emphasising what looked suspiciously like a matronly figure, but it demonstrated nonetheless that this was a woman not afraid to experiment with her look.
- I thought of them, cool and rich from many punnets picked and rated highly by the matronly overseer, laughing and drinking in some city bar.
- This was a matronly prison guard reading messages from the artist.
- The older nurse clucked in a matronly manner and the two nurses, together, hurried the girl into the back room to find a doctor.
- Putting on my most matronly look, I refuse this unappetising offer.
- Nevertheless, her plain delivery stripped of vocal runs, trills and decorations can make her long baroque arias sound staid and matronly.
- I was beginning to feel rather matronly, and now I'm back to the weight I've always been.
- Those with sleeves that stop just short of the elbow can make a classier alternative to sleeveless or short-sleeved ones, both of which risk looking matronly on older women.
- Yes, I sort of thought they wanted a more matronly sound.
- More matronly sorts opt instead for ye olde-style tea shoppes and here you can eavesdrop over a discreet pot of Darjeeling.
- ‘You'll get used to it,’ says Brenda, adopting a matronly tone.
- Old men decked in brocaded black robes talked in huddles, their matronly wives - veterans of grand weddings past - glittering gold and exuding scent.
- Does she feel matronly toward her flock of thespians?
- When I was a kid, there were two matronly old women who lived down our otherwise quiet cul-de-sac.
- ‘I find it quite comforting to be matronly,’ she says.
- I had barely started when the two matronly American ladies we'd seen in the tea shop, still in their kagouls, walked past me.
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