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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- they're always slobbering all over each other — están siempre besuqueándose
- they were slobbering over the pictures — se les caía la baba mirando las fotos
- I said harshly, still stung by the way he had practically slobbered over the lovely herbalist.
- Your reporting skills were reduced to slobbering over companies and ‘entrepreneurs’ that were promoting untenable business models.
- Because, you know, I'd be more than happy to prevent myself from having to slobber over the same guy you pathetic cheerleaders slobber over.
- Not all the girls in the world want to have you slobbering over them.
- She's been touted as an inspiring, persevering all-star by leader Jack Layton and his orange vanguard, and is regularly fawned and slobbered over by the media.
- She's always slobbering over some new guy every month.
- He never pushed his will on her, didn't slobber over her, filling her ears with cheap platitudes and hollow compliments.
- Drunken men slobbered over the pretty waitress while others played a game of card.
- No wonder recruiters from coast to coast had been slobbering over Harris from the spring of '99, through his senior season at Newark and into the new year.
- I could deal with Channel 7 publicity slobbering over your every move.
- The reason was that most of Daniel's work mates knew I was ‘just a friend’ and I had guys coming to me and asking me to dance all night and slobbering over me.
- It wasn't hard to visualize Luc slobbering over Liv.
- They can just about cope with us fully-clothed, going about our domestic activities; slurping and slobbering over each other is a step too far.
- I spent nigh on two years slobbering over him, and got nowhere.
- It fairly made him sick, the way they were slobbering over each other.
- We got off together, but I never really told Bell and Liz cause they were slobbering over him.
- The Raiders are slobbering over the athletic talents of a guy who can run, leap and catch as well as anyone on the planet.
- First, we had Uncle Val slobbering over your ‘special years’, twixt pinafore and pinny.
- She turned up all smiles and short skirts, wearing way to much make-up and slobbering over Matt like an over-grown dog.
- Renaissance potentates kept dwarfs, whom they dressed up, slobbered over, passed around at the dinner table, or presented as gifts to influential friends.
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