In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I keep picking careers that demand me to be bolshy and not shy, and that's pretty silly, really.
- Unsure which way the wind is blowing, the Cabinet is growing bolshy.
- As seems to happen with American soaps, the cast grow bored with being typecast, get bolshy, and push for stories where they can showcase their skills.
- As soon as the pest man had finished his work a bolshie member of staff demanded to know what he planned to do with the wasps.
- Ah, London, how I love your freezing tracks, your slippery pavements, your panicky, bolshy commuters, your sullen faces.
- Well, she can be as bolshie as Kevin.
- This does not go down well with the ensemble's increasingly bolshie members who do not seem to recognise the irony of their conservative response to the work of a fellow avant gardist.
- Even his players are openly bolshie, perhaps hoping to distance themselves from a humiliation at Euro 2000.
- His story begins in 1972 when Douglas was accosted at a bus stop in Edinburgh by two bolshie 12-year-olds.
- Being the bolshie little fourteen year-olds that we were, we told him ‘Sir, you can't make us do that’.
- It seems that I turn into a bolshy, opinionated and entirely spoilt six-year-old kid at moments like this.
- People often wonder why Dr Holloway has such a bolshie streak in him.
- On stage she played a bolshie British student searching for her mother.
- But is this a bolshie minority of stick-in-the-muds who don't like change?
- This said, I'm no bolshie hero going to court or engaging in ugly confrontations with inspectors.
- She is the bolshy New York journalist who mixes with politicians and spies.
- Helen McCrory, plays his partner Rose Fitzgerald, a bolshy barrister who begins the series heavily pregnant with Guthrie's child.
- Leah is very loud, very mouthy, a typical bolshie teenager.
- I'll admit that the language is clumsy in places, and parts could be read as bolshy.
- Anyone who questions the actions at any level gets known as being bolshie.
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