In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(youth) díscolo(youth) caprichoso
- Still, she did a great job of taking the media spotlight off her wayward brother, Michael.
- His threat, seen as a ploy to call wayward allies to heel, prompted a rousing statement of support yesterday.
- Your wayward attitude and ill-conceived policies have done great harm to this country.
- He then had to deal with the increasingly wayward behaviour of his younger daughter, Joanna.
- Spacey plays a man involved with a wayward woman, a selfish, drunken slutty type.
- The shamans believe this was caused by a wayward spirit who reneged on their deal.
- Anyone who has had to manage wayward or unruly livestock will know that the easiest way to do so is with food.
- I flatter myself by thinking that some wayward janitor refuses to wash it off because he agrees with the sentiment.
- Three out of four New Zealanders want judges given the power to start cracking down on the parents of wayward children.
- Teachers should also take a lead in helping correct the misconception of the now wayward pupils.
- Now, he shoulders much of the blame for Daniel's wayward behaviour.
- Many religious texts legitimise keeping wayward women under control through the use of physical violence.
- I liked it better when it was a home for wayward boys and girls!
- This was supposed to be a feel-good story about a mission to save a wayward cow.
- A fabulous young woman leading a project for wayward pupils explained how difficult it was for boys in her community.
- But now that marriage has gone out of fashion in Britain, our young men are no longer growing out of their wayward behaviour.
- He confessed that he had been fed up with the wayward habits of his elder brother and that was the reason he killed him.
- She takes the rap for her wayward brother, going to jail for his crimes.
- Many believe that the law will destroy efforts to reform a wayward youth.
- Later he was even prepared to rule that wayward parents should be sent on special parenting courses to teach them how to behave better.
- However, in 1998, I changed my wayward behaviour and, within a few months, closed all but one account.
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