In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(as form of address)fulano informalmacho Spain informalgüey Mexico informalgallo Chile informalche River Plate informal
- We're going to make sure that Princess Gwen gets back at you for trying to hurt our pride… you wait and see, buster!
- ‘Hold on, buster.’ She held out her hands to stop him.
- One more stunt like this, buster, and you're becoming a smoker.
- If I find out who you are, you won't rest easy anytime I'm in the same room, buster.
- I have a lot more to worry about than you, buster.
- If it's good enough for Prince, it's good enough for you, buster.
- It's shaped like a little gargoyle who's crouching over the teapot underneath, as if to say, ‘Back off, buster!’
- ‘That's what happens in this business, buster,’ she sniffed in disgust.
- ‘Don't try to get yourself off the hook, buster,’ Nicole scolded, wagging her finger at him like an impatient mother.
- Now I know and, let me tell you something, buster, I'm none too pleased!
- Try walking around the block a few times, buster.
- If you want a different sound card or a bigger hard drive, sorry, buster, you're out of luck.
- ‘Say that again and you'll never see the light of day again, buster,’ I said in mock threat.
- ‘Then you owe me, buster,’ she muttered as she stood up from the bed.
- If this is one of your pranks again, then you will find yourself in deep trouble, buster.
- But don't think that gets you off the hook, buster.
- ‘Well, let me tell you something, buster,’ I pointed a finger, touching his sharped, narrow nose.
- If you think I'd fall for your line, you've got another thing going, buster!
- As the Belgian pulled alongside us, Tom said to him, ‘Hey, buster, we've lost our passport, and we're not in a good mood.’
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