In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1copa de vino femenino
- He shot a glance at Katherine and she nervously raised her wine glass to her lips, pretending to drink, but secretly gauging the reaction of each man to the other.
- The word tapa means ‘lid,’ referring to slices of bread, ham or cheese placed over the wine glass to prevent flies from drowning in the drink.
- Pam set her wine glass on the coffee table and leaned forward.
- ‘Marriages’ of two separate glasses, such as the bowl of a wine glass joined to another stem, can be passed off as an original glass.
- On the way, she grabbed a wine glass and drank from it deeply without breaking her stride.
- To fully appreciate the smells and tastes, drink the tea from a tulip-shaped wine glass rather than from a china cup or mug.
- The drink was served in a wine glass, straight up, no ice and tasted inoffensive.
- They also undertook glass painting decorating a wine glass or tumbler, which was provided according to their own taste.
- The highly desirable enamelled and colour twist-stem glasses command serious attention - £2,000 buys you one wine glass with a colour twist stem.
- I have seen a special wine glass with a thermometer included in the stem: please shoot me if I buy one of those.
- Recalling that dismal time, Iris stared at the crystal stem of her wine glass.
- I was chatting with a co-conspirator when we were approached by a woman with an immaculate mullet - wine glass held by the stem, up next to her face, it was a moment to cherish.
- Jantha raised her wine glass in salute, taking a drink to hide any nervousness she might be feeling.
- Grabbing a wine glass, he slammed it on the table, the glass cracking under the force.
- She smiled up at him as she took the wine glass from his hand and took a sip of his drink.
- My cappuccino came in a stemmed wine glass, so it looked rather like an Irish coffee (but was OK anyway).
- The all-important water glass is just above the knife, with the wine glass - or glasses, if red and white will both be served - to the right of it.
- She fingered the stem of the wine glass and slowly brought her eyes up to his.
- She claimed William's wine glass and drank deeply, taking a deep and unsteady breath once she was finished.
- Angharad gladly got to her feet, setting her wine glass down.
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