In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bizcoto be cross-eyed — ser bizco
- to go cross-eyed — ponerse bizco
- Another quick fix if you are cross-eyed dominant is to close the master eye.
- Jacob stared, cross-eyed, at the end of his nose.
- He jerked his head toward her and stared, cross-eyed.
- Mia turned cross-eyed, watching the two younger girls jump around on the edge of the roof as though the precarious angle was just another sidewalk.
- I had to close my eyes or else they'd go cross-eyed looking at her.
- After a few days, they were cross-eyed from watching the flow of people and cars.
- Her boyfriend tapped her on the nose, which she wrinkled and stared at cross-eyed.
- A cross-eyed cashier took our order.
- It was hard to focus on her; he thought he might be cross-eyed.
- While I did not blush, I made the mistake of looking at his nose and going cross-eyed.
- He concentrated harder and harder until he was cross-eyed, completely focused on the flame.
- Pip tried to watch Sonia's finger, going cross-eyed in the effort.
- He went cross-eyed and pretended to study her nose.
- She gave him a cross-eyed look.
- Toxocariasis also may affect a child's eyes, causing decreased vision, swelling around the eyes, or a cross-eyed appearance.
- The condition of being cross-eyed is also called strabismus.
- Her eyes started to go cross-eyed.
- In magazines the ‘before’ photo always features the subject looking vacant, cross-eyed and miserable with massive bags under their eyes.
- I giggle at how his eyes grow cross-eyed from looking into mine so close.
- He dazedly hugged me back, his eyes a bit cross-eyed but beginning to focus.
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