In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cerdito masculinochanchito masculino América Latina
1(fingers) regordete(fingers) rechonchothose piggy eyes — esos ojitos redondos y brillantes
- IT has been compared to an angry ant, a sawn-off shotgun and a wild boar, its twin headlights shining like angry piggy eyes.
- She was tall, had a stern face and piggy little eyes, and was wearing a pink plastic mac.
- His piggy eyes, deep set and sunken in his fat, pink head, glinted like Mercury marbles and darted left and right in confusion.
- They have tiny, piggy eyes that seem to follow me with suspicion.
- He is plump, with piggy little eyes and not much hair, and he wears a suit and cufflinks and scent.
- One was big and burly, with piggy little eyes and a big lower lip that hung down.
- At this the man who had captured Darren became suddenly alert, his piggy little eyes narrowing.
- Her face was fat and puffy and her piggy eyes were enveloped by her cheeks.
- The presenter was one of those creepy guys with piggy eyes, moist hands and a face that just ached to be slapped.
- It was the movement of a small, fat, middle aged woman with a scarlet complexion, piggy eyes and a collapsing perm.
- I heard just about everyone gasp, saw a few women fainting, and the bishop's piggy eyes widen in shock.
- It regards you balefully from little piggy eyes.
- If I have to leave, I'm not getting ready to go with your little piggy eyes watching me.
- Her piggy eyes were too glued to the money to pay any attention to me though of course I took precautions anyway.
- Hannah laughed her piggy laugh again then smiled sweetly too.
- They were very small, almost piggy, but had a piercing quality that seemed to look right through you.
- Bernard stood by the door and watched him, his piggy little eyes searching for a hint of a blush, a tear, a tremor.
- Up and down the country, arts faculties swarm with undergraduates pretending to be overeducated comedians pretending to be in-bred shopkeepers with little piggy noses.
- ‘You should always read Chaucer aloud,’ said a young woman with long frizzy hair, little piggy eyes behind little pink piggy spectacles and an overbearingly loud voice.
- Ashley knew a threat when she heard it, and ran away as fast as her piggy legs could carry her.
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