In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You could have married a sensible woman, but instead you chose a moonstruck child to devote yourself to.
- You're making me sound like some moonstruck girl of ten!
- Peter kept his eyes on the road with great difficulty; he wanted to look at her with moonstruck eyes and experience her loveliness all over again.
- He offers you the spectacle of an ironic, intelligent 47-year-old man gazing at Yelena with the dotty helplessness of a moonstruck adolescent: aware of his own absurdity but powerless to prevent it.
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