In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bingo masculinelotería (de cartones) feminineto play bingo — jugar al bingo / a la lotería
- Anyone who had one of the bingo cards that had been pushed through people's letterboxes could therefore play the game without buying a newspaper.
- McKenzie has a promising career as a bingo caller if he tires of television.
- Looking more carefully, I see it is set up like a bingo card with rows and columns and animated illustrations that each has a life of its own.
- Once, working in a bingo hall, a caller asked him what he wanted to do with his life and Kay confessed he wasn't sure.
- After you print out the bingo cards, you watch selected episodes to match up words and activities to your card!
- Multimedia installs the slot-machine-like bingo player stations free of charge.
- Other former department stores are now a bingo hall and a billiards parlor.
- Card games, bingo games and dart-throwing competitions, all played for money, are endemic.
- After finishing the supper there was Bingo and Door prizes, the bingo games were called by Jack Fraser assisted by Brain Close.
- Many festivals have had performers, narrators, door prizes and a bingo game made to fit the theme.
- The ten finalists were drawn randomly from a bingo machine and each one made their way up to the stage where they picked a key.
- A loyal bingo player, a game she loved and hated to miss.
- As anyone who lives in York knows, the opening of the new bingo hall marks the end of the road for the old Rialto.
- They used to return all the money spent buying bingo cards to the players, with no rake-off.
- Bermudians will still be able to gamble on horse racing, the football pools, in the bingo halls and on internet gaming sites.
- The internet is a major gambling hall for punters where they play poker bingo cards whatever; gamblers even get to play lotto online.
- The lucky winner of the bingo pool of E130 was Eileen Keveaney.
- Its profits jumped 16% as the Mecca bingo halls continued to draw in the punters.
- Michael Mooney from Ahena was the lucky winner of the E300 bingo jackpot in the Town Hall last Thursday night week.
- Its members also enjoy bingo every Tuesday night with the bingo cards supplied for the entire year by the association.
2(describing sudden effect)¡zas!¡sorpresa!
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