In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(voice) engolado(voice) meloso(voice) untuosohe's too suave for my liking — lo encuentro demasiado fino y sofisticado
- he was wearing a suave grey suit — llevaba un impecable traje gris de mucho estilo
- he's a suave dresser — va siempre hecho un galán
- Needless to say he was suave, had great finesse, and a quiet sense of style.
- While McConnell is just as sharp, balanced, and articulate as Roberts, he is less suave and more direct.
- In the action field, he's not a fighter, like the martial arts brigade, but a throwback to the era of suave gentleman spies.
- Ray Porter played by Steve Martin is suave, rich and a consummate seducer.
- Jake always managed to insult my very being and yet able to do it in his arrogant, oh-so charming and suave way.
- He might have moved away from being the Angry Young Man to now being the suave older man, but some things will never change including his original screen name.
- He could easily have passed for just another suave foreign businessman.
- Despite his attempts to seem sophisticated and suave, he is endearingly naive, but also intelligent and thoughtful.
- According to marketing, drinking is wonderful, it helps you get the girl or the guy, it's exotic and makes you cool, suave and sophisticated.
- He's known for his soft, suave nasal voice and gentle demeanour.
- Intense emotions of fear, anger and jealousy bombard the once suave male.
- She didn't belong with these suave men in their summer wear, or the chic women in their expensive dresses and bathing suits.
- The royal equivalent of a Hollywood matinee idol, he was tall, suave, charming and debonair, with the unmistakeable look of his Hanoverian forebears.
- He is so suave he won't run for fear of getting a strand of hair out of place.
- He was an amazing dancer and his demeanor radiated confidence and suave.
- He was a suave man, and he had won the respect of millions.
- It was a suave, sophisticated affair with no riff-raff allowed in the door.
- But suave man of mystery he isn't, and he just looks uncomfortable and out of place throughout the film.
- His friends looked as though they didn't know what had hit them when Brandon walked through the door with suave confidence.
- He coolly leans against a pillar and appears the personification of suave elegance, wearing a modern tuxedo.
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