In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1americanizaragringar Latin America derogatoryto become Americanized — agringarse Latin America derogatory
- It was our Americanized nickname, because we couldn't pronounce his whole name and get anything else done.
- The parents felt that they were too Americanized to see the advantage of our culture now, but would realize when they grew up.
- Originally a BBC production, it's been slightly Americanized.
- Puerto Ricans place a high value on the education of the young; on the island, Americanized public education is compulsory.
- Gradually they were replaced with more Americanized forms of entertainment like motion pictures.
- She never lost her accent no matter how much she was Americanized.
- For instance, the traditional Salvadoran practice of interring bodies in family crypts has recently given way to a more Americanized approach to burying the dead.
- Earlier immigrants often discovered with surprise that immigration officials had Americanized their names on the documents that admitted them to the country.
- The Asian students were less likely to exhibit such Americanized behaviors than the Caucasian students.
- Both symbolized values that were the antithesis of Soviet Marxism and Americanized consumerism.
- Somalis have Americanized their names in order to apply for jobs and housing, Mohamud said.
- For reasons of what I suppose is identifiability, Constantine has been Americanized.
- Can she be Americanized even if she lived in Canada?
- For a long time it seemed to me as though savage irony and Americanized hyperbole was the only appropriate voice with which to articulate the ridiculous anachronisms of British society.
- The dictionaries don't agree on whether Tex-Mex means Americanized Mexican food in general or specifically the kind from Texas.
- Young Mongolians are increasingly abandoning many aspects of their ethnic heritage and are adopting more Americanized attitudes and behavior.
- Asian food is more prominent than it was five years ago and not just the kind that suits Americanized palates.
- The first generation retains vivid memories of and fidelity to the traditions of the home country, while their children are increasingly Americanized.
- On arrival, many Czechs Americanized their last names.
- Sometimes, she had the honor of turning on the Sabbath lights for her neighbors, the Rogarshevskys, who by then had Americanized their name to Rosenthal.
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