In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(sexual)to give sb the come-on — insinuársele a algn
- The best defense against come-on packaging and lowball junk-food pricing is increased awareness and knowledge.
- ‘Free checking is just a come-on,’ he contends.
- I assumed that his sexual come-ons were part of his chess playing strategy until he started to send me steamy love letters written in Spanish.
- As the country became more prosperous in the postwar period, the number of coffee houses expanded, and so did their amenities, attractions and come-ons.
- By all accounts, his under-the-table gropes and nightclub come-ons had women fleeing in their droves.
- Sadly, many webmasters fall for such tantalizing come-ons without thinking carefully about what the repercussions might be.
- The seductions of instant self-gratification - fueled by the economic boom of the last ten years and aggressively reinforced by marketing come-ons - have spurred unchecked consumerism in our community.
- If he really doesn't want to receive bawdy come-ons, he has ways of stopping it that he should have exercised a LOOOOOOONG time ago.
- Our introduction to Catherine, her frail beauty and desperately clingy sexual come-ons to Wolf, only intensifies our sense that something's desperately wrong at the chateau.
- My girlfriend of the time had been teasing me with sexual come-ons all evening as we had sat with our friends in the pub.
- Men often misinterpret a woman's innocent smile or compliment as a sexual come-on - but why?
- The usual come-on is an appeal to the reader's greed, offering a fat commission for processing a huge, illegally gotten sum of money.
- I applaud you for dodging the come-ons of this obvious nitwit.
- There are however other more likely come-ons from the vendor's point of view.
- I also told him that I needed to be touched and hugged and that I would accept the come-ons from other men.
- There were several thinly veiled invitations to accept other kingdoms hospitality, a bribe, and also something I'm pretty sure was a sexual come-on from a female guildmaster.
- The prolonged price war is forcing rival carmakers to offer more creative come-ons.
- I, however, was so relieved to recognize a come-on that I was always blind to its inappropriate pitch.
- Forget about cheesy come-ons from lame lotharios in smoke-filled bars or awkward blind date set-ups.
- But don't fall for the sub- $100 loss leaders offered as come-ons by the mass merchandisers.
- This is the new world of buzz marketing, where brand come-ons sometimes are veiled to the point of opacity and where it is the consumers themselves who are lured into doing the heavy lifting of spreading the message.
- If you notice, the judge did not actually come out in favor of lame, intrusive come-ons.
- It's an extended three-minute come-on to not just the singer of an over-regarded rock band, but all of rock itself.
- Retailers will be falling over themselves to bombard people passing their doors with targeted come-ons (or, in this case, come-ins).
- These are advertised as being some kind of wonderful superfood, and every person is vulnerable to being tempted by these come-ons, and they are, indeed, grown oil the other side of our planet.
- Part grassroots recruiting strategy and part Tupperware-style marketing, the come-on offers an unusual perk.
- And come-ons ranging from free digital cameras to $100 mail-in rebates have become the norm.
- Loyalty programs, gift cards, and other come-ons aimed at keeping shoppers hooked on a particular retailer are spreading faster than word of a fabulous bargain in aisle 5.
- Robust growth has been counterbalanced by the difficulty of attracting buyers in a clamorous marketplace surfeited with virtually identical products - even at the luxury level - and marketing come-ons.
- And given that they're barely legal by U.S. standards, isn't the oversexed come-on just as reprehensible as the making-up-the-band shenanigans of their aging teen-pop predecessors?
- At least that's what lenders pitching them in come-on letters and cold calls are saying - especially to Texans, who just got legislative permission to use these loans 18 months ago.
- Skiing would be the carnival barker, the come-on to attract people to the real action: real estate sales and shopping in new ‘villages’ at the base of the slopes.
- That's not some sort of weird public sex come-on.
- Nonetheless, booking a trip online is a difficult sandbox to sift through, a landscape rife with rip-offs and reverse auctions, great deals and time-share come-ons.
- No wonder the amount of pornographic e-mail come-ons has been slipping.
- We see sloppy seductions, creative come-ons and ‘wham bam, thank you man’ maneuvers, all meant to show how hung up and hampered we are by our drive for physical desire.
- Is that some weird joke, or some weirder come-on?
- The credit industry's sleazy come-ons, onerous interest rates and frantic marketing to teenagers go unaddressed by Congress; it is only consumers who are expected to be conscientious.
- I can't do that when the head of this Project makes blatant sexual come-ons to his partner's woman.
- So, taking this as a come-on, I told her that the last thing I would do would be to push her away.
(inducement)gancho masculineseñuelo masculine
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