In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despido masculinopasaporte masculino coloquialto give sb her/his walking papers — poner a algn de patitas en la calle coloquial
- she got her walking papers — la echaron
- ‘He shouldn't get a medal and he shouldn't get a promotion; he should get his walking papers,’ Udall said in a Friday release.
- It never happened, and Silas gave him his walking papers after weeks of grumbling and complaining about his role.
- The exec actually handed in his own walking papers on Dec. 21.
- So she rewarded your years of loyalty to OmniCorp by using up your knowledge and handing you your walking papers.
- That's why the two profs, Chris Burden and Nancy Rubins, decided to call it quits and turned in their walking papers.
- But if she has no regrets about always offending you, hand her some walking papers.
- Postmodernists who insist the press ‘constructs’ the news should take note that this Dewey Defeats Truman debacle earned Henning his walking papers.
- It was not their task to give him his walking papers.
- I understand giving Gerald Levin his walking papers, but getting rid of Case is pure pique.
- They just decided to not try to sell records and then wondered why our records weren't selling and gave us our walking papers.
- In other words, Sinatra had served his purpose and it was time to give him his walking papers.
- With GM Kevin Malone finally getting his walking papers from the Dodgers, the only question remaining is what took them so long?
- Long time drummer Ken Coomer was given his walking papers when singer/guitarist Jeff Tweedy felt that the percussionist wasn't the right person for the rapidly changing group.
- A lot of veterans figure to get their walking papers, including cornerback Charles Woodson and receiver Jerry Porter.
- To add insult to injury, he's been given his walking papers by his latest girlfriend.
- There's nothing on their website, but this might be because their news-updater was one of the 15 plus staff members who received their own walking papers yesterday.
- Rosen and Weissman have been handed their walking papers, and AIPAC is backpedaling furiously on its previous statements denying any wrongdoing by its employees.
- So with the future of the franchise hanging in the balance, the Lakers turned to Phil Jackson, almost a year after the coach was given his walking papers by team owner Jerry Buss.
- Raines and Boyd have been given their walking papers, but the dirtiest clods of all so far have avoided the broom.
- Management plans to hand out walking papers to an unknown number of workers on Jan 14.
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