In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on shoe)empeine masculino
- The sandal has the extra details of a butterfly at the vamp and a more wrapped strap around the ankle.
- As far a cross-trainers are concerned, there are four models available, all characterized by decisive and showy styling accented by a richly-detailed vamp.
- It was also interesting to see how she prepares her pointe shoes with long threads stitched across the top of the vamp, a labor of love in itself.
- The pump was the basic shoe, but its toes might be cut, the vamps curved or cut in enticing Vs, or the heels molded into a variety of shapes.
- Further, the blue of the ribbon is echoed by the detail of blue-green vamps on the tips of his shoes.
2Músicaacompañamiento improvisado masculino
- The trombone takes over the vamp.
- Instead of returning to the original melody, they play a countermelody against the vamp.
- After a short, nearly atonal string interlude, the rhythm section breaks in with an Arabic-sounding, odd-metered vamp.
- Her section of the tune ends quickly, leading to an instrumental vamp with layers and layers of woodwinds and some nice acoustic guitar.
- Its relentless bass vamp is likely to plough a deep furrow through your consciousness.
1(woman)vampiresa femeninovampi femenino coloquial
- She connects with audiences as easily in lighthearted tap numbers as she does as sizzling vamps.
- The world at the inn is one dominated by women - the nymphet, the vamp, the spinster and a handful of old crones.
- I rejoice when I see vamps lighting up on screen.
- This vamp doesn't really believe her man is coming.
- She transformed from frump to vamp for her role as the Wife of Bath.
- The celebrity photographer was hauled in to snap her as a 1940s vamp.
- She hated playing vamps, and she makes the most of every chance to expand her screen persona presented in this movie.
- I found her transformation from school ma'am to vamp ridiculous.
- She plays virgin and vamp, giving mixed messages that only reinforce our polar images of femininity.
- Bollywood was a risqué world with money but little class where the vamps flashed thigh and cleavage and the heroes kept their shirts unbuttoned.
- That is why female impersonators love to impersonate vamps.
- The legend of Mata Hari is, for sure, the most enduring image of the female spy - the vamp who wheedles state secrets out of men by her seductive charms.
- It's as if she can't make up her mind whether she wants to be a siren, a vamp or a frump.
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