In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cheerful) alegre(cheerful) animado(cheerful) lleno de vida(pert) desenfadado
- Having said that, I'm still feeling pretty perky about my published piece, despite my complaining on other fronts.
- She's perky, flighty and frightened to death of her daughter and what she might really think.
- Always bright and perky, Robin has shone in all subjects.
- The pert and perky secretary in the waiting room was unsuccessful in her attempts to keep the man at bay.
- Now she was perky and cheerfully placing every adorable clothing item she owned into that suitcase.
- Because, if you just glance at me, I look as cute and perky and joyful as ever.
- She is perky, happy to do publicity and says almost nothing interesting.
- When I left, she was chipper and perky and seemed in as good of health as ever before.
- I will soon be back to faking a perky voice, answering stupid questions and providing useless information.
- Through all this, she soldiered on, cheerful and perky - at least on the outside.
- Lee's perky and cheerful voice sounds like music to Danielle's ears and makes her want to weep with relief.
- The temperature is about 60 degrees, a strategy to keep the lights cool, and the cast alive and perky.
- We've already seen a perky chickadee on our bird feeder and I met the striped lizard that seems to live in the chimney rocks.
- This guy was so perky and bright that it was starting to annoy her.
- One network thinks their salvation may come in the form of a rival's perky morning show host.
- The new roomie is just a tad too perky for me to handle this morning.
- Kathy grinned at me, her whole face brightening up, once again painfully perky.
- Betty, who seems so sunny and perky, practices the lines of a scene for her upcoming audition with Rita.
- Both of them are way too perky and chipper in the morning for their own good.
- I was relieved, because that was the day Max and I taught our classes and I wanted to be feeling perky.
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