In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(farse)farsa femininepayasada feminine
- Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for the final executive meeting which was a charade of democracy.
- This budget is a pure charade with more hidden tax than the publicised ones.
- Willing to humor him though, just to see what he was up to, I continued the charade.
- I was finding it increasingly difficult to keep up my charade with Peter, and every kiss was tainted with my dishonesty.
- The amazing thing is that our reporters, our public and our government buys into their charade.
- In place of a serious investigation, the FBI has mounted an elaborate charade.
- "It is time to end this charade, " she said menacingly.
- A glance at the list of candidates shows that the whole thing is a charade.
- We'll probably never know the reasons behind the charade we've just witnessed.
- When it's presented in this way, most women can see chivalry for the silly charade it really is.
- The first meeting of the county committee last Thursday was a charade.
- Or would he have continued this charade and pretended he was going to medical school?
- Cyril confesses to never taking to parliament as an institution and described it as a charade and a farce.
- The charade was kept up for a long time, far too long, but all that has changed now.
- It was an elaborate charade which, through the performance of ritual, disguised the imposition of the royal will.
- So they went farther and farther until they couldn't keep the charade going any more.
- The whole thing was one of the most cynical charades in memory.
- But fortunately, as part of my ongoing charade of being a writer, I have a pad and pen with me.
- Maybe it's time we dropped the charade and accepted that we're as brash and pushy as any New York cabbie ever was.
- This charade of an interview was nothing more than a commercial for appeasement.
2charades (+ singular verb)(game)charada feminine
- Reading and parlour games such as charades are preferred.
- When they got together at Mike's, a game of charades was inevitable.
- They played all sorts of games: cards, draughts, and even charades.
- For the Easter holiday weekend how about we start a game of charades?
- I'm bored out of my wits and the rest of the guys are playing charades, not exactly my type of game.
- We ate dinner, we played games such as charades, and we danced to the music (I danced with Lei, of course).
- A lively game of charades finished a fun filled evening.
- Whether it's a poetry recital or a game of charades, any performance can become a life lesson.
- During their stay, children will have complementary use of the Fun in Safe Hands Club, which includes activities such as water games, a video club, charades, make and do, painting and competitions.
- As in any game of charades, eventually all the clues click and the answer suddenly became obvious.
- Hokey as it might seem, go for the stuff you loved as a kid - musical chairs, limbo, pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey, charades or a pinata.
- It was my birthday at the weekend and a surprise dinner and after-dinner game of charades was in order.
- Round up the gang for a game of touch football or charades.
- Every day was like a complicated, extended game of charades.
- Moll took a moment to try to decipher it, feeling like she was playing an odd parlour game of charades.
- The evening ended with a game of charades with some very unusual and funny pub names to guess.
- In the evenings or holidays we played charades and card games and table tennis.
- The soldiers from both sides quickly overcame the language barrier and communicated in a fashion more like a noisy game of charades.
- There weren't many people over, but we had a good game of poker, a good game of charades, and very good champagne at midnight.
- She introduced him to charades, although the clues had to be limited to those that could be done from a sitting position.
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