In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1entrometido masculineentrometida femininemetomentodo masculine informalmetiche feminine Latin America informalmetido masculine South America informalmetida feminine South America informalmeterete masculine River Plate informalmetereta feminine River Plate informal
- Some busybody told the executive that women should exercise for at least 30 minutes five days a week.
- Wear it outside, making sure to yell a big hello to the busybody.
- Local busybody Vera Carp and her boy are there and the kid is climbing all over the flower arrangements and drawing in the register book.
- I was playing a woman named Mary Worthless who just was just a nosy busybody.
- We grasp the poignant loneliness of the elevator attendant, sigh when Rhoda is hurt and squirm at the office busybody's interference.
- They are just happily getting on with their own lives and doing their best to dodge being bothered by all the busybodies and meddlers of the world.
- The first stage test which is applied on the application for leave will lead to a refusal if the applicant has no interest whatever and is in truth no more than a meddlesome busybody.
- More busybodies trying to interfere with our life choices.
- When meddlesome busybodies suggested that perhaps these hours were rather long, they were told that work kept adults from drink and children from mischief.
- The law will not allow public authorities to be bothered by interfering busybodies and demands personal involvement to guard against this.
- He said, ‘The task isn't to make him,’ referring to the president, ‘a busybody or a liberal interventionist.’
- We would all be a lot better off if these interfering busybodies left well enough alone.
- Generally people know her as the village busybody.
- The prosecution alleges he also spread rumours that another neighbour was a busybody, who had shopped local members of the community to the police.
- She was a busybody who took on everybody, and audiences loved it.
- The two plots are connected by the friendship of the two women and the misguided interference of the busybody, Marplot.
- A busybody in one local authority tried to stop this, saying that this was illegal.
- By 1819 a busybody and informer by the name of Karazin had made a personal collection of ‘subversive literature,’ including Pushkin's verses, and turned it over to the Minister of the Interior.
- The Good Samaritan has a good image; the busybody a bad one.
- So, the gossiping busybody that I am, I started to pester him about who he liked.
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