In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1platudo América del Sur coloquialde pelas España coloquialthey're well heeled — tienen plata coloquial
- Holding on to those well-heeled citizens is crucial.
- She is not rich like them, or like the well-heeled doctors you find in every corner of the country.
- Sadly, only the well-heeled can afford the comfort and security of quality old age homes.
- The crowd was quite ethnically diverse and looked well-heeled.
- The people seeking such isolation are often the rich and well-heeled escaping the money-making grind of London or the central belt.
- Martin believes well-heeled communities that use city services, including galleries and libraries, should help to pay for them.
- Ex-prisoners and food-stamp recipients worship with the well-heeled and educated.
- The gap in wealth and income between the new entrants and the well-heeled countries that drive the Union is worryingly large.
- The more well-heeled customers have parked their Ladas, Peugeots, or Fiats in the gigantic parking lot.
- A well-heeled urban escapee who could hire a decent architect could turn this into a smart holiday home.
- The mills are silent now, but well-heeled people still clamour to purchase any properties that become available in Rosemount.
- How else to explain why discerning, well-heeled travellers are attracted to a tiny, scrubby island stuck in a 1970s time warp?
- The food here is excellent, and even before its formal opening as a hotel, the restaurant was already popular with well-heeled locals.
- It's Friday night and I'm sitting in a vet's practice in a smart part of London with 15 well-heeled strangers.
- At the panel's close, well-heeled participants flocked to the edge of the stage to collect the rocker's autograph.
- The well-heeled and well-connected often flew to Puerto Rico or Sweden and checked into clinics.
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