In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I'm especially partial to looking at the buildings which hover above the brash and uniform shop fronts in most British town centres - like looking through someone's drawers, you get an insight to the true character of a place.
- It may be simply because they were all similar to the profile of corrupt officers that I've seen in the past, who seem to be invariably brash and arrogant and have an interest in gambling and hard living.
- Quite funny how this brash and loud student totally changed when he got to meet his hero and started acting all bashful.
- Edwards has been accused in the past of being too brash, arrogant, and selfish, but has made an effort to be more mature and team-oriented.
- The exposed white appears in a brash yellow field, a pale blue sky and the hide of a large gray cow, unifying the painting, which burns like a summer's high noon.
- You may lie on the beach cursing the brash, noisy idiots who zoom up and down the coast disturbing your hangover.
- Carl was now fully enraged with the audacity of the brash detective.
- ‘Being confident does not mean being brash and aggressive; it means being politely assertive,’ she opines.
- They were loud, brash, and obnoxious, and Tanj couldn't imagine how they'd been admitted to the auction.
- For me, Australians are too brash, too cocky, too shallow and too plentiful.
- She was brash and bold and unafraid of rubbing people the wrong way, so he knew that even if he thought she should leave him alone, she wouldn't, and that was what he needed.
- She was portrayed as a bit of a lad, very brash, by music journalists, but really she is very quietly spoken, doesn't shoot her mouth off, very intelligent and - she'll hate me for saying this - just very nice.
- This dramatic comedy from 1942 plays off the match of polar opposites, the brash sports reporter Craig and the brilliant political commentator Hepburn.
- They come across as quite brash at first, but I soon realised they were vulnerable young men with their hearts set on high-flying football careers.
- It's quite brash and flashy, so I'm sure it will be worth exploring.
- Billboards advertising assorted Americana jostle for position with US-style shopping malls and brash, brutalist hotels.
- The struggling scriptwriter is caught in the middle of this dispute, while his pretty wife falls increasingly into the arms of the brash producer.
- Visually, it's an astonishing piece of adrenaline-fuelled cinema at its brash, flashy best.
- A brash modern building, it may not have the atmosphere of the Art Nouveau building next door, but it creates its own style with high balconies surrounding the lobby covered in lush greenery.
- Paris is mostly familiar to Shanghainese from the movies, no doubt appearing sophisticated and genteel in comparison to the brash cityscape mushrooming around them.
- The combination of garish cartoon colours and brash graphic quality is totally euphoric.
- I had this idea of him being loud and brash when in fact he's laid back and quiet with this fantastic wit.
- The piano was transformed from gentle intimacy to huge, brash vulgarity.
- Then, in late winter or early spring, clusters of brash, bright purple flowers appear: I just know that if they came at any other time of the year, I would hate them!
- I didn't really like this new Annabelle at all: she wasn't her old friendly self, she was hostile, brash and rude and she clearly held a large grudge towards me.
- The city is bright, brash, and expensive both to those who have to live here and those who come to visit.
- Usually, Sydney is rude, brash, and tarty: the New York of the Southern Hemisphere.
- Some teenagers are rude, brash and nasty; some are not.
- A noisy, brash American, he never knew he was beaten and gave absolutely everything on every point of every game, no matter how apparently hopeless the cause.
- The inspector said in his report that, while not ideal, the colour scheme and lettering on the pub sign were not so unsympathetic or brash as to reduce the special interest of the listed building as a whole.
- It was like any other Mediterranean metropolis: loud, brash and hot.
- Maybe it's time we dropped the charade and accepted that we're as brash and pushy as any New York cabbie ever was.
- In his native England, he's earned himself a reputation for being brash and arrogant, but he was sincerely bewildered and grateful at the big turn-out for their first Canadian show.
- It is an image that is brash, arrogant, ruthless, cold and heartless.
- ‘They’ are political advertisements, noisy, brash things that permeate the landscape every election cycle.
- We might want to live in one we could justifiably call old, or quaint, modern, or minimalist, but we might feel less enthusiastic once we had come to think of the same property as decrepit, poky, brash, or bleak.
- Americans love a winner, and after years of muted reactions from fans and media alike here, the sisters have finally gone from being brash upstarts to all-American champions in the public imagination.
- Critics say it's tacky, noisy, and stuck in a time warp, those of us who love it agree with all that, that's what it's all about, being big, brash, gaudy and over the top.
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