In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He is brown, not to say bronzed, tanned to the colour of nutmeg.
- Yet there Jay stood, a slight smirk creasing the bronzed, taut skin around the corners of his mouth.
- Holly caught herself staring at his bronzed upper body, which rippled with his laughter.
- You might stop at the beach to let warm waves spend themselves playfully against your bronzed body.
- In the morning sun, his skin is bronzed; he could be a statue.
- In the very first shot she is revealed in all her bronzed St Tropez glory.
- Beach reminds us of our most famous international image - the bronzed Aussie's beach scene.
- The cover prominently features the naked backside of a seductively posed, appropriately bronzed woman standing on a beach.
- Haig paused for a moment to take in the expanse of bronzed, rounded flesh.
- Her eyes looked down the length of Katrina's body, taking in the full measure of the bronzed body underneath her.
- Outwardly, they may look the same - the glowing bronzed skin, the sparkling Indian eyes.
- He's perfectly happy to stand like a Michelin man in the local swimming baths, next to a bronzed, life-guard type.
- I'd had my fill of long, bronzed limbs gracefully gliding off into the sunset.
- Lillian, tall, large-boned, with a high forehead, wide cheekbones, skin bronzed by the sun.
- Facing me was a muscular bronzed man, a head shorter than me.
- The German newsreels of the period depict young, bronzed, disciplined troops marching through the cornfields of France like conquering demigods.
- In the lead up to the Olympics, it was all about the bronzed bodies.
- However, some people can see something beneath the bronzed, gelled exterior.
- For decades milky-white Scots have suffered under the Mediterranean sun in a fruitless bid to achieve the mandatory bronzed glow of their fellow Europeans.
- The beaches are serving up tantalisingly sumptuous platters of bronzed flesh.
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