In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Dr Tiplady, the local physician, once found me running home in tears, and told the the boys who were chasing me that I was just a big sissy.
- If we're not macho thugs, we're ineffectual sissies.
- Tom thought singing was for sissies and kept his distance, but was gradually eased in.
- Weapons are for sissies who can't fight with bare hands.
- I screamed like a sissy when I was trapped with all those spiders.
- The only items on the menu would be chicken-fried steak and beer, and anyone who tried to order vegetables would be laughed at and called a sissy.
- Don't be a sissy, go with him, his inner voice rebuked.
- Balsamic vinegar isn't just for sissies and wimps.
- No room for cissies in the Association, said they.
- Luke grinned, and started singing, ‘Gerald is a sissy.’
- If you're looking for a place to drink ale and not sissy drinks, come here.
- They go out dancing and drive around on sissy motorbikes and see who can grow their hair the longest.
- It seems un-British, somehow, and we don't have cissy things like that.
- He deemed it necessary to make statements that conveyed the basic message that saving bunnies was wimpy, sissy stuff.
- Well, I love to hear the throaty growl of the diesel engines as they warn vans and sissy pick-ups to get out of the way.
- Most kids are brought up to regard cricket as a sissy game, most kids never even get to play.
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