In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he gave them a pep talk — les habló para levantarles la moral (or infundirles ánimo etc.)
- At the beginning, they gave me the mandatory pep talk about what was expected.
- If your first instinct is to scurry into a corner, give yourself a personal pep talk first.
- One is to wear headphones as you work and listen to some favourite music, cooking lessons or an inspirational pep talk.
- Today, after a pep talk from the folks, some beers from my friends and a good old English Breakfast cuppa I'm relishing the challenge.
- I had so much fun getting there that I had no problem listening to a pep talk rallying the girls and pointing out the error of their cliques.
- The Really Big Boss tried to give a pep talk, which we needed, but it wasn't really making anyone feel better.
- The manager delivered a pep talk and the words propelled Douglas through arguably the finest season of his career, and certainly the most satisfying.
- It was an emotional boardroom last night and not only did you get canned or fired, but you also got a little pep talk in the end.
- Give yourself a daily pep talk to put your friendliest self forward.
- I am giving him a pep talk now and it seems like I'm his counsellor or something.
- The Minister has never missed the chance to give a pep talk to the heads of district administration on development projects at such conferences.
- The sales reps are driving you up the wall with their pep talk and the brochures are not helpful either.
- But, the pep talk apart, where does Bollywood stand in terms of competition?
- The visit is seen locally as a preliminary pep talk for the Local Elections next year and he will endeavour to rally all the members for those elections.
- She gave her employees a pep talk, and the TV cameras, of course, captured it all live.
- Can you tell that that last paragraph was like a pep talk to myself?
- Yesterday his side may have emerged anew after a half-time pep talk from their manager, but their first-half display was woeful.
- The prime minister recently gave a pep talk to Liberal MPs in Canberra.
- Sometimes a teacher would come in and give us a pep talk or possible tips.
- After the service, he rose to give the soldiers a pep talk and discuss the next morning's mission.
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