In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So Nicky gets married in a cheapo chapel in Vegas.
- She made me buy her some purple hair dye, and a selection of cheapie drinks for the party.
- For Americans with a taste for overseas destinations, cheapie off-season flights to Europe and bargain hotels often seem like the easiest and most obvious way to go.
- Unfortunately, while the Garden Bakery maintains its place in my dining pantheon, the restaurant half of the business is absolutely no threat to every rocker's favorite cheapo Chinese haunt.
- Culled from a slag heap of cable-access shows, cheapo action movies, inane sitcoms and tabloid news shows, these images are unfit for human consumption.
- We arrive at the ferry terminal five hours early, go straight to the check-in and they change my original, late night, cheapo booking to one for the next ferry at no extra charge.
- One can assume that funds weren't available in this cheapie production to even properly stage a murder sequence, so somehow a strobing red light onscreen signifies when a killing has occurred.
- Nobody paid attention when he rode his ancient, cheapo mountain bike, but as soon as he got the new one, every guy on the block had to have a bike, too.
- I also bought some cheapo keychains that had little lights in them.
- Forget those sickly vanillin cheapo Riojas - this is class in a glass and drinks well now.
- We forgot to mention how available their cartoons are if you want to cruise by the cheapo DVD displays at some department stores.
- I don't want to just get some old cheapie school backpack a) because they fall apart too fast and b) because they have no style.
- It was the cheapo model with cloth seats, and we saved a further three pounds and ten shillings hand painting the registration numbers ourselves.
- If you buy cheapo skates, your skating experience will suck.
- Anyway, the central heating passed its test and so I'm heading out to buy a digital camera, despite my rather fond feelings for my current, cheapo version.
- But if all else fails, you can now publish it yourself, in any one of a dozen formats from cheapo ebook to relatively expensive hardback.
- No more brown and white tiles or horrendous cheapo panelling, please.
- It's an eyesore and looks like a dog's dinner of cheapo construction.
- I still have most of it today - the muddle of contrasting strands of tinsel, cheapo lights, silly looking plastic icicles and homemade snowflakes, and yes, I still put them up every year - height clearance permitting.
- As to mobiles, I have a three-year-old cheapo pay-as-you-go that doesn't take pictures or show videos, which, I realise, makes me hideously unfashionable.
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