In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(as form of address)cariño informalmijito masculine Latin America informalmijita feminine Latin America informal
- The world does not revolve around you, hon, despite what you think.
- Avery pretended to think for a moment, ‘You know, hon, I don't think I remember making that deal.’
- We won't wait forever to have that done, will we, hon?
- ‘Bye hon,’ she said as she turned and walked up to her pew.
- This is invasive surgery… and it's not a walk in the park, hon.
- She took a few steps toward the door and twirled around to say, ‘See you around, hon!’
- And as we got off the phone I said, ‘I love you, Dad,’ and he said, ‘I love you too, hon.’
- ‘I don't know what's going to happen, either, hon,’ she stroked Nile's head.
- I'd also love to meet this boyfriend of yours, hon.
- Memo to Angie: Why are you holding back, hon?
- ‘Don't forget, hon, you aren't King here,’ I said cheerfully.
- ‘'We're only about twenty minutes away, hon,’ Uncle Sam said to Noella when she stretched in her seat.
- Hmm… I'm thinking about the chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream, what do you think hon?
- When Aunt Jean said, ‘Go ahead, hon,’ she tore into the present like a dog into meat.
- He's working in the barn right now, hon, but I can have him call you right back.
- ‘Time to go, hon,’ Mattie's voice was quiet and coaxing - the same tone most people use with small children.
- Forget being skinny; put on a bit of weight, hon.
- ‘You just keep on trying to convince yourself of that, hon,’ came Lisa's voice from the front door.
- This is what comedy is, hon, making fun of other people; it's the responsibility of people in a comedy to fire back.
- She laughed and, looking over at Brian, said, ‘Have a good time, hon.’
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