In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bromasthere was some banter about his accent — estuvieron bromeando / haciendo bromas sobre su acento
- Their playful banter was interrupted when Louis walked into the room.
- I missed my Dad a lot in the Philippines, especially our playful banter.
- I watched him play Federer and it was a light-hearted affair with plenty of friendly banter.
- They continued their playful banter for a while and then were silent for a long time.
- Pupils often emphasised that teasing was not seen as harmful, but as a part of everyday banter, often between friends.
- As well as exchanging witty banter with Candyman Baker, David knows how to save money on clothes, eating out and pet food.
- The long looks and teasing banter was a thin barrier of what really lay between them.
- The friendly banter shows Hayes has succeeded in creating a dynamic corporate climate.
- With McEwan in full flow, Watson sticks his head round the door and instigates some friendly banter.
- Initially he was brought in to exchange bar room banter in Cheers.
- She watched as Ludmilla exchanged banter with the outcaste veteran.
- He was a very cheerful character and liked nothing more than to have a bit of banter with his friends.
- It was 20 minutes into the game when any prospect of good-natured banter disappeared.
- At first, their banter is friendly, until Heston realizes Moore is not on his side.
- Jokes and banter are exchanged and students are encouraged to loosen up.
- For a barrel of laughs, go and see this likeable duo as they entertain and exchange banter across a farm fence.
- The verbal sparring and playful banter with her is really starting to ratchet up some interesting tension.
- So the good natured banter and dressing room style bonhomie had been shattered by a traitor in our midst.
- Constant exchanges of intelligent banter and a pretty unsettling appearance hold the atmosphere to a sharp edge.
- After spending time in friendly, confidence-winning banter, Dave made it clear he had more on his mind.
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