In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cigarrillo masculinebefore noun cigarette ash — ceniza (de cigarrillo) feminine
- cigarette case — pitillera
- Cousin Liam and Nate were just a pair of casual guys who sat around smoking cigarettes and cracking jokes.
- Yes, it's smelly, dirty and harmful, but in reality people do smoke cigarettes.
- Standing in the doorway of the library, rolling a cigarette, is a young woman.
- There is a perception that light smoking or smoking low tar cigarettes is not dangerous.
- Until Bonsack's invention, cigarettes had been rolled by hand by young women.
- She picked up a gold cigarette case and pulled free one of the thin cigarettes.
- If you really want to smoke cigarettes then do it in the privacy of your own home.
- Her voice was low and husky from smoking twenty cigarettes a day in that sexy cigarette holder she always used.
- Lipstick-stained cigarettes overflowed in the ashtray on the table and on top of the television.
- A leading medical journal called today for an outright ban on smoking and cigarettes.
- Downstairs will then become no smoking but cigarettes will be still be allowed upstairs.
- I remember the time Pearl and I had a huge argument over her smoking cigarettes.
- By the time I met her, Sheila had been smoking about twenty cigarettes a day for many years.
- He used to smoke a pack and half of a day, and still smokes around a dozen cigarettes daily.
- Marlene stubbed out her cigarette in the ashtray upon the low coffee table.
- He was told by bar staff to put out the cigarette but continued smoking.
- During a severe paper shortage, Bakhtin tore up his own manuscripts to roll cigarettes.
- So in the end, we all went outside and smoked our cigarettes on the pavement like outcasts.
- Simon stepped out to get a paper from the boot and to smoke a cigarette.
- What is the best way to stop tobacconists selling cigarettes to children?
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