In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1agarrado masculine informalagarrada feminine informalapretado masculine informalapretada feminine informal
- Even cheapskates would never suggest that you skip special dinners out, such as those celebrating anniversaries or job promotions.
- Certainly no one enjoys being smeared as a race of cheapskates, especially when that cheapness has been presented over the centuries as a ruthless desire to take a profit at any cost.
- They were friends of mine, who already had tickets, but knew friends who were cheapskates and wouldn't buy opening day seats, no matter how much that they wanted to see a show.
- Sure, there are a few cheapskates out there who won't buy CDs when they can just download the tracks.
- The only thing that does stop me from hanging up on such callers is the offer of something free, cheapskate that I am.
- He was a cheapskate in every other way, but he did know his perks.
- Hospitals were not only cheapskates when it came to investing in computers and Web technologies but also had a knack for wasting the money they did spend.
- ‘I'm a cheapskate,’ she says unapologetically.
- Cheapskate bosses can be fined or even sent to prison.
- Most men consider a decent razor one of life's little luxuries, and unlike cheapskate me will pay over the odds for a better shave.
- It's a hassle to photocopy a book cover to cover, so most of us don't bother to do it, and those who do are possibly such cheapskates that they wouldn't buy the original to begin with.
- And our collective indifference may not mean we are a bunch of uncaring cheapskates.
- How many cheapskate bosses will demand multi-skilling but not pay for the training?
- The result is that I rarely purchase things for myself, have a reputation with my wife as a cheapskate, and am the only person in the house that can say ‘No’ to my son with any regularity.
- You're the kind of customer that waitresses hate, you cheapskate.
- 'I'm a cheapskate,' Mike grinned as he led his friend into the kitchen.
- Despite have high paying jobs, they were all cheapskates.
- They just have a redder color and come with their stems attached and you feel superior at the cash register to those cheapskates who're buying those other tomatoes.
- Politicians are spend-happy on the campaign trail, but cheapskates in office.
- So Sally's father's primary concern is not that her husband has broken his marriage vows and betrayed her but that he's unwilling to pay for it - cheapskate!
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