In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gaudy)(clothes) llamativo(behavior) extravagante(person) fanfarrón
- H. sanguinea ‘Splish-Splash’ is one with showy foliage and bright, showy rose flowers.
- The judges are looking for snaps and big cutbacks, all the showy point-scoring maneuvers of professional surfing today.
- They irked her, distastefully bright and far too showy.
- It's yellow-green really because the plants are flowering now, but they're not showy flowers.
- The showy part of the flower is not the corolla but the modified calyx.
- It seems an excessively showy, very nearly butler-ish display of reticence on everyone's part.
- In my experience, treats from the sushi bar at Sakura tend to be nice, fresh, and reliable, if not particularly showy or ethereal.
- Their weakness, if any, is that they fall easy prey to brand names and they would willingly go to any lengths just to be showy, extravagant and ostentatious.
- There are countless examples of singer Eddie's bright, showy wit, and mini-tunes galore on an album which clocks in at a pleasing forty minutes or so.
- The Spanish press comments that she rarely wears jewels, preferring showy costume earrings, necklaces and trinkets.
- The males are bright and showy while the hens are conservatively dressed.
- The design was simple and effective, neither being too flashy nor showy, proving the point that sometimes less is more.
- Jimmy Carter was not a flashy or showy President, but history judges him as one of America's greatest.
- I started using perennials and color bowls to add a vibrant rainbow of showy flowers.
- Their showy flower clusters appear with the onset of warm weather and generally bloom all summer long.
- Extravagantly showy and ostentatious work is pretentious when the merit it demands is unjustified.
- A variety popular because of its distinctive salmon pink colour is Marcus Graham, which features large, showy double flowers.
- Bloomington is one of the archetypal college towns in the United States, from the gorgeous campus to the showy liberal politics.
- So it's usually a success if you can see that it's sort of not a showy restaurant, and you feel like someone wants to sit across the table and enjoy dinner with you.
- Walking along a river's bend your eye is drawn to a rather large tree with showy white flowers.
2(attractive)(clothes/flowers/plumage) vistoso(flowers/clothes/plumage) llamativo
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