In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine modafeminine maníacocktails are the latest craze — los cócteles son el último grito / están de última moda
- I had a craze for wearing only black — me dio la manía de vestirme siempre de negro
- The first craze for learning English in Shanghai occurred in the 1860s, according to a paper recently submitted to a Fudan University symposium.
- When Coco Chanel started the craze for suntans in the 1920s, only those who could afford to head for warmer shores were able to indulge in the new fashion.
- Thereafter England also enthusiastically embraced the craze for Egyptian antiquities.
- So perhaps the craze for entering beauty contests is based on some hard-nosed assumptions.
- Instead, huge stages were erected in public places to cater to the local craze for music, particularly dangdut, a local musical genre mixing Arabic and Indian influences.
- Towards Christmas, expect to see knits which have taken the fashion craze for extravagance the whole way - and why not?
- She read a wedding planner for inspiration, and learned about a new craze for hot air balloon weddings.
- Come to think of it, videocassette tapes never really became very popular, though there was quite a craze for them soon after they were introduced in the market.
- We speculate that the government may in fact have started the helmet craze for this reason.
- Japanese arts and crafts exercised such a hold over European and American imaginations that in the late 19th century there was a craze for everything from fans to porcelain.
- In the world of investment, gold is also highly sought after, but the current craze for this commodity has nothing to do with the festive season.
- The craze for watching football matches triggers a paranoid outburst.
- A craze for wacky weddings has grown since marriage laws were widened to include a vast range of potential venues.
- He also commented on the current craze for Blogs - which he described as online diaries, many of them read only by the writer.
- The grading system may put an end to the craze for ranks, but it will open a bee-hive of new problems.
- The salon organizers have made prints a special highlight of this year's event, hoping to start a craze for print collecting in China.
- While thousands rush to revamp interiors in the ongoing craze for home improvement programmes, more than 2.5 million homes in the UK need substantial repairs.
- I think when the craze for Indian classical music started in the 60s it was a lot more superficial thing than it is now.
- Several business commentators highlighted the importance of television in fueling the craze for space toys and apparel.
- Once the craze for motorcycles caught on, manufacturers began unveiling new models capable of higher speeds, better breaking and sporting sleeker designs.
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