In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the crème de la crème — la crème de la crème
- This distinction was even more pronounced in the land of the free, where engineers traditionally were the crème de la crème of the US army.
- The awards recognise the crème de la crème across the country while the book serves as an indispensable companion for discerning travellers and diners.
- The crème de la crème of Irish bachelors taking part in the competition also includes an internal auditor, a personal trainer, an IT expert and a number of sales executives.
- She was peerless, sparkling, inventive and intelligent - the crème de la crème.
- The league by all accounts is what all the rest aspire to be, the crème de la crème of pro sports.
- Its name is synonymous with the crème de la crème of Cuban music.
- Company officials point out that these women interact with the crème de la crème of society and the corporate world in page three parties.
- This year's line up - 37 acts in all - is a collection of the crème de la crème of the street genre.
- ‘They take the crème de la crème and hold them,’ she said.
- The legendary sports-entertainment show returns with new presenters, a sizzling location and the crème de la crème of sporting talent.
- Be sure to check out Café Paris, the crème de la crème and a consistent favorite among locals and visitors alike.
- Yes, yes, my family is part of the elite society, the crème de la crème of New England, the small group of people who are just a few leagues above mere mortals.
- However, the crème de la crème of the collection had to be his sweeping brocade print ball gowns in crimson red and dusty rose.
- In its physical finery, its artsy flair, and its filmic underbelly, Edinburgh is the crème de la crème.
- Intellectually, we here at Oxford are supposed to be the crème de la crème.
- We were looking at the cream of the crop and whittled them down to three who were the crème de la crème.
- And they are the crème de la crème of stock-pickers - sought after not only by the well-heeled but increasingly by big-time institutional clients.
- These students form the crème de la crème of the diploma's cohort, so competition is going to be very keen!
- As a result, his art is the crème de la crème of Art Deco.
- The gang are major league players, the crème de la crème.
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