In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lamer culos vulgar slanglamer huevos Mexico vulgar slang
- I just don't see why I should brown-nose anyone.
- He also dismisses any notion that he deserves praise for maintaining his approach, maintaining that he don't see why he should have to brown-nose anyone.
- Why would such a promising young reporter, a high school news editor from Virginia, with such a passion and a love for journalism, deny himself a chance to develop his craft, and brown-nose his way to a high-stress and chaotic position?
- They argue that municipal judges may make judgments that brown-nose their superiors to keep their jobs.
- Stop brown-nosing the boss, even if the boss is the irreproachable.
- Wait… let me just say that I didn't brown-nose my way to the top.
- He relentlessly brown-nosed Norman Lamont and called him the greatest post-war chancellor.
- But then, besides his politics (notable for lack of brown-nosing the likes of Donald Rumsfeld), Pinter is, horror, working class.
- Addressing congress during its debate on Iraq, Chris Bryant MP was particularly anxious to brown-nose Blair for his supposed successes in this regard.
- And you're going to brown-nose the new boss perhaps?
- We too have a PM, John Howard, who is brown-nosing Bush every chance he gets.
- Meanwhile Rolf is being grovellingly apologetic and attempting to brown-nose his way into my affections.
- Ninety-percent of the mag brown-noses local bars and restaurants; how is that being multi-cultural?
- He would never have orchestrated or taken part in that miserable love-fest up in Boston where pretender after pretender fell in line to promote their own careers by brown-nosing the Democratic establishment.
1to brown-nose the boss — lamerle los huevos al jefe Mexico vulgar slang
1lameculos masculine vulgar slanglamehuevos masculine Mexico vulgar slang
- He trusts fewer and fewer goons henchmen ministers, preferring unelected brown-nosers.
- She knew that a voice that annoying could come from none other than the preppy, straight-laced brown-noser.
- If you've ever been in a meeting with an indecisive supervisor and a gaggle of brown-nosers, you know the sort of energy this creates.
- The stuck-up brown-nosers in school, the geeks and the nerds, they would have balked.
- He is the hate-filled middle manager, the brown-nose, the squealer, and especially the corporate mid-sized newspaper editor.
- The old brown-noser wouldn't approach me with a ten-foot pole.
- I hated the brown-nosers who threw away all self-respect to make others like them.
- I immediately ruled out those brown-nosers, though; spineless obedience is nice, but I couldn't depend on them to carry out dangerous tasks.
- If he was anything like his mentor, the little brown-noser will be worse than his master, Anaa thought menacingly.
- Not to sound like a brown-noser, but the directing in the film was top notch, where did you learn such skill?
- Oh this is so good, finally my brown-noser, do-gooder, goody two-shoes sister is going to get busted for something!
- Being a good brown-nose, The Geek scurries off quickly and 30 seconds later I notice the red ‘LOCKOUT’ lamp on the swipe card readers illuminate.
- Some bootlick brown-nose reported me to the council, so an officer was sent round.
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