In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he embraced us with a great bear hug — nos estrechó fuertemente entre sus brazos
- She gives me a bear hug and then she's off, dressed soberly now in black and denim.
- On their first visit, he threw open the door and immediately rushed to give his mum, dad and sister an enthusiastic bear hug.
- He had pulled her into a tight bear hug and she had felt the awkwardness of everything even hours later.
- He gave me his famous bear hug and squeezed me until I felt like I was going to suffocate.
- She handed me my purse, gave me a tight bear hug, and shoved me out the door.
- Avi was about to say something when someone came from behind him and yanked Adreana into a tight bear hug.
- Georgia grabs me into a bear hug so tight I literally lose my breath for a second.
- I smiled back and he gave me a hug, almost a bear hug but not as tight as it could have been.
- Jillie squealed, hopping up to lunge at her twin brother and embrace him in a bear hug.
- Her face lit up the moment she saw them and threw her arm around Jesse in a rough bear hug.
- They clasped each other in a bear hug, both laughing until tears started to squeeze out of their eyes.
- One guy attacked me in a big bear hug of excitement, which incidentally, I didn't mind at all.
- Instead of outlawing the free market, Florida should embrace it with bear hug.
- Zeke allowed her to squeeze him into a tight bear hug, remaining collected all the while.
- Laurie ran to him and flung her arms around his neck; he lifted her off the ground in a bear hug and swung her around.
- As we smoked and chewed, she said all the right things and gave me a big bear hug.
- The older Virginian turned around just as Jackson reached him and drew him into a tight bear hug.
- I threw my arms around the two kids sitting beside me and pulled them down to the ground in a bear hug.
- There was a warm smile on his mouth while he engulfed her in a tight bear hug.
- Yet, he burst into tears of pride, giving me a bear hug when I showed him my article in Frontline.
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