In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(skin type)cutis masculine(in terms of color) tez femininea good complexion — un buen cutis
- a dark/light complexion — una tez oscura/clara
- Their complexion is pale and duskish and their skin is rough and cold.
- It is believed to help clear the complexion and give the skin a fine texture and bring out its natural glow.
- His complexion was pale and there was blood coming from his nose.
- White is a popular color when it comes to summer fashion and it works well with most skin complexions.
- He was a tall fellow, slight of build with thinning red hair and a pale complexion to match.
- He had a pale complexion with slight dark stubble on his face.
- My only worry is, I don't think orange is a colour that suits my complexion.
- They both had similar figures and skin complexions, courtesy of their father's side of the family.
- He looked at his pasty complexion in the mirror.
- Purple is a much better colour for your complexion than blue, trust me.
- Moretti had a smooth complexion the colour of clotted cream and a face full of cinnamon freckles.
- He had thin facial features with a long pointed nose and a pale complexion.
- I was a surly teenage then, and it didn't do much for my complexion or temper.
- The offender is said to be in his early 20s, six feet tall and slim with a pale complexion and dark mousy hair.
- She had waist length, ebony hair and her skin complexion wasn't too pale nor too dark.
- The passengers aboard the winged champions had equally natural complexions.
- She has a pale complexion and was wearing a blue denim jacket with jeans.
- All I can make out is that she has black hair and eyes, a fair complexion, and a very bad temper.
- When will I have perfect, flawless complexion?
- I half-thought some of these players' natural complexions were gray before watching this.
- Had any of those goal chances been converted the complexion of this game may have been very different.
- The peace was regulated, and thereby preserved, by the altered political complexion of Germany.
- The moments that followed changed the complexion of the game and Conn Rangers history forever.
- That, obviously, would have changed the complexion of the whole game.
- The change in social complexion is having an impact and people are more aware of crime because of various mediums.
- Now the majors have grown into generals in positions of immense power and the complexion of the army has changed drastically.
- Nearly every song on A Treasury is a show-stopper, and the track selection is fine, spotlighting Drake's weighty insights and limning the various complexions of his character.
- What he told me put a very different complexion on the story.
- That would change the complexion and tone of campaigning considerably.
- He is both a pure scorer and a persistent defender with the ability to alter the complexion of any game.
- In the space of five minutes, Achill landed a trio of goals and the complexion of the game was never the same.
- The complexion of the confrontation may have changed entirely with Thompson's dismissal.
- Pronger and Blake can change the complexion of the game just by being on the ice, and believe me, they will be on the ice a lot.
- However, it was the performance of Neil Carew that really changed the complexion of the game.
- Being alpha male in his own pit will put a different complexion on things.
- The fall of the wicket brought Vowles to the crease and the game changed complexion.
3(nature, make-up)carácter masculine
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