In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The man facing them was taller than both by a few inches, and had strong, brawny arms.
- It tastes beefy in every respect: fleshy, brawny and intense.
- Painted in red, the brawny, no-frills vehicle with a canvas top advertises its military credentials with elan.
- I admire the brawny bravado of the pretence, but I'm not convinced.
- I reminisce for a fleeting moment about breezy Saturday nights, black couches and a brawny shoulder
- Sister Miriam was tucked under his brawny arm, her head resting on her father's chest.
- Avery looked to see a brawny, muscular man walking their way.
- By comparison, Frederick looked more like his father, strongly built and brawny.
- The arm is brawny enough for a man, but the nails are very long, like a woman's.
- In the center of the hole was a brawny, black-gloved arm, its fingers curled tightly into a large fist.
- Going brawny seems to be the best and easiest way.
- I love this guy, and his pack of brawny Italians, to bits and pieces.
- In fact, it is a surefire way to ask for trouble, especially if you are not a brawny entity with plenty of legal and monetary clout to back you all the way.
- It's as big and brawny as you would expect, a classic barbecue wine made in an inky, take-no-prisoners style.
- He was around about 40 (though maybe younger and just ravaged by alcohol) and rather brawny and scary.
- Under the hood there's a brawny but ultimately very civilised 2.4-litre engine, outputting 170 hp.
- He raised another eyebrow when he saw his uncle sling his brawny arms around the slender human's shoulders to pull her close to his side.
- Unless he watched his step, the brawny man could fall into the channel and drown, only to wash up in a distant place hours - days - later.
- Two strong, brawny arms reached down and went under the vampire's back.
- The two we select are brawny with fresh fruit and flavour.
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