In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I admired its moxie, its determination to be nothing more than a cheesy, exploitative, effects-driven popcorn movie.
- This vision of Love involves a certain amount of bravery, even moxie.
- She's been one kicky kid full of energy and moxie.
- He had moxie, and he had character, and he had that competitive fire.
- The dog consisted entirely of nerves, springs and moxie, and brought out the puppy in Jasper Dog.
- I mean he's got a lot of charisma and he's got a lot of moxie.
- Isn't there anyone in Canada with the authority and moxie to stand up and do the right thing?
- I'd like to think it's all skill and moxie and brains.
- I'm just glad we finally have a government that's willing to show some moxie for once and ignore these outdated sacred cows in our constitution.
- One thinks, for instance, of St. Peter's moxie when he boldly declared that even if everyone should deny Jesus, he would never deny him.
- The darkened convention center gravely tested his moxie.
- The new kids on the block have moxie and magical powers and, dare I say it, soul.
- We live longer and I think that we have more strength, determination, grit and moxie.
- And let's praise illegal immigrants for their moxie in getting here and making America a better country.
- You have to decide if you're the type of girl who's got enough moxie to ask out a guy.
- To get onstage, all you needed was chutzpah and moxie.
- By this time, Billy is mighty impressed with this young man's determination, skill and moxie.
- I think children for the most part do not possess the same kind of moxie that adults have.
- It's still to be determined what kind of moxie Rodgers has when faced with expectations.
- So his dogged belief in his ability as a salesman doesn't come off as gumption and moxie, instead he comes off as delusional.
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