In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pasador masculinebroche masculine Mexico Uruguayhebilla feminine Argentinatraba feminine Chile
- She threw her hair up in barrette and walked on down stairs.
- She had taken a rhinestone studded barrette to clip one side of her hair away from her face.
- She will clip her long, unruly hair with a tarnished barrette and see her off to school.
- He slowly took out the barrette in Chloe's hair.
- She is wearing blue eye liner and blue eye shadow and blue lip gloss and she has her hair tied up high with a blue hairband and two blue barrettes holding her hair in place.
- Holding her box of barrettes, clips, and brushes up, Lucy nodded proudly.
- I stared back at my reflection as he busied himself, attaching butterfly barrettes on my hair silently.
- She had strange, light-brown eyes, long black hair with huge dragonfly barrette accompanying it.
- The clothes, the shoes, even the barrettes in her hair - in every detail she was being presented as a ‘little girl,’ which is how her lawyers described her to the jury.
- The woman's hair flowed behind down to her waist where barrettes were clipped onto her coffee brown hair.
- Crystal-studded clips, barrettes and pins are a quick way to dress up hair.
- She had put serpent-shaped silver barrettes in her hair, and she played with fearful but clear conviction.
- She now wore two diamond barrettes in her hair, a plain diamond necklace, and a diamond ring.
- I clipped one side of my hair back with two barrettes and put on some light make-up.
- ‘Uh, earth to Jem,’ she says, removing the barrette and clipping her hair in place.
- She took the barrette out of her hair, allowing her black and blonde hair to move more freely, instead of being molded into a tight bun.
- She'd pinned her blonde hair back with two barrettes.
- She had put barrettes in her hair and wore a uniform skirt so everyone could tell her gender.
- Some clip-on hair extensions are small sections of hair attached to metal clips, much like barrettes.
- She reached up to remove the barrettes that held her hair from her face and let it fall as a protective shield around her upper body.
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