In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lively, spirited)gallardoa dashing young sergeant — un sargento joven y gallardo
- She is firmly matched in Peter Bowles, a dashing man who carries the world in the furrow of his brow but who radiates genteel grace.
- He was a dashing fellow, I had to admit, even at 50 years of age.
- I dumped the girl I didn't like (but in a sweet, dashing James Bond short-of-way).
- Are those historical romances in the Victorian / Regency age about dashing lords and young innocent debutants mere clones of each other?
- He is joined by first-timer Craig Emmanuel - an 18-year-old dashing opening batsman.
- I dreamed I was in a flowing gown, whisked away on a beautiful black steed, safely encompassed in the arms of a dashing stranger.
- I know I'm not the most handsome or dashing guy in the world, but I'm really nice and try my hardest when it comes to impressing a potential mating partner.
- How many times had I had my hopes dashed by some handsome, dashing man?
- Monaco's most successful driver, at that time, was a man called Louis Chiron and he was very dashing.
- Audiences were also charmed by the elegance of the performers, often young unmarried dashing men.
- At his age, Tony Curtis was the dashing hero of colourful romps such as The Prince Who Was A Thief and Son of Ali Baba.
- And Sarah Jessica Parker will never know as she's in Italy, probably meeting some dashing Italian count who will beg her for marriage and give her a condo and beautiful children.
- Now that my hair was wet, it sort of approximated the style I wanted - the dashing, modern and trendy middle aged man.
- Aussie state cricket is bursting at the seams with dashing batsmen.
- And you'll look dashing at weddings or other events when the band strikes up.
- But, for some reason that I couldn't quite explain even if I tried, I didn't tell her about the dashing man I'd been speaking to.
- AS ONE OF Scotland's most dashing aristocrats, Count Robin de la Lanne Mirrlees has led an action-packed life.
- Then along came the man she thought she would be spending the rest of her life with, dashing Scottish laird Archie Stirling.
- His face was that of a dashing man, flawless in its complexion.
- A dashing gentleman approached the lovely, dark-haired young woman standing alone by a pillar.
2(smart)(mustache/hat) elegantehe looked very dashing in his uniform — estaba muy elegante / apuesto con el uniforme
- There is a rare Puss-in-Boots, white mohair with a dashing felt feather hat and ruff, black boots, yellow sash and steel sword.
- I just have to keep reminding myself that anyone can wear a dashing black turban and eyepatch.
- But what Chinese red is perfect for is trim and accent, those dashing color swaths that bring a room back to life.
- In his fleece-lined leather flight suit and dashing silk scarf, Dad epitomized exuberant youth and boundless vitality.
- Lucknow was consciously aiming to surpass the glories of Late Moghul Delhi and the Great Imambara shows it could do so with dashing panache.
- No publisher ever felt it necessary to stick dashing images of Auden on his books.
- The funniest and most dashing idea seems to be the ‘family cus-cus weekend’ which will take place in August.
- Calder, however, was at pains to pay tribute to Boroughmuir's dashing performance in conditions that varied between plain nasty and downright vicious.
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