In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cara de póker femenino coloquialwhat a poker face! — ¡qué cara más inexpresiva!
- When we express our goodwill, we usually use a smile or a welcoming expression, not just a political poker face.
- Scott hid his grin behind a poker face - something he'd learned from Johnny.
- He kept a poker face, reported the facts, and protected his sources.
- In Europe and North America, these display rules encourage vivid facial expressions of emotion; a poker face is generally regarded as dull or deceptive.
- ‘Now you're sure you know the rules’ I asked them over the top of my glasses with my sternest poker face.
- Maguire walks this line with great skill and an unbelievable poker face.
- He looked like he was brooding, but was hiding it behind the perfect poker face.
- My question is, when you know the contestant is giving you the wrong answer and a lot of money is at stake, how do you keep your poker face?
- Years of practice in maintaining a poker face allowed him to take in his stride the invasion of his office by young women in light, summer dresses and a tale about one of them digging up a fortune while creating a winter herb garden.
- Students usually keep a poker face because they don't want to be called on.
- When he told me, I kept my poker face, but my insides went away.
- ‘Well,’ putting on her best poker face, Jennifer continued.
- The thing is, I still have to put my poker face up.
- My hands shook from fear but I kept my poker face.
- It's a poker face that's required in this game, and I've never been much good at cards.
- Without comment, he took the two cards he needed, hiding his contempt behind his poker face.
- ‘Done,’ he said simply, sporting his best poker face.
- He called his boss at the forwarding company ‘stoneman,’ because his boss has a poker face.
- The joy of it is in the sweat and butterflies, the clamped lips and steely eyes of the poker face.
- Does he regularly practice his poker face in front of the mirror?
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