In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wink/grin) pícaro(grin/wink) lleno de picardía(child) pícaro(child) pillo
- I have a hard time imagining that this character in the novels is quite the shaggy surfer dude with a vestigial southern accent and laid back roguish charms that he is in the film.
- With his trousers hoisted slightly too high above his waist, long grey hair grazing his collar and a roguish glint in his eye, he charmed us all instantly with a combination of naivety and directness.
- Edgar is an ex-stuntman who hides his machismo behind a roguish grin.
- The piece is pretty and roguish, but is never anything more than predictable.
- With her roguish good humor and her unself-consciousness, she has a presence that simply pops.
- It's that roguish spirit that unites these tracks into a glorious whole.
- The actor's roguish, rough-and-tumble approach isn't well-suited to playing a heroic type, and his version of the Greek king lacks both presence and charisma.
- He lends Pseudolus his own brand of roguish geniality: even the moment when his eyes lasciviously follow a courtesan's rotating hips is purged of offence by his unthreatening charm.
- He is the sort of womaniser who never allows himself to stay in a relationship for too long, while she hasn't counted on being won over by his roguish charms.
- John winked at me with the roguish charm for which he is renowned and I took it as camaraderie.
- Certainly there's a picaresque or roguish quality to many of the characters and elaborately exaggerated situations presented here, but that only tells part of the tale.
- His face cracks into a lop-sided, roguish grin.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.