In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1trapo masculinebayeta femininefregón masculine River Plate
- I look up to see my mom in a pair of sweats and a dishrag in her hand.
- Jonah and Sally lingered behind, holding dishrags over their noses to block the horrid smell of brimstone.
- There were heaps of dishrags in the kitchen so I grabbed one and scrubbed away at my pants.
- Joanne smiled and gratefully handed me a dishrag.
- He took the dishrag from my hand and pitched it into the sink.
- She wiped her hands and threw the dishrag on the counter.
- ‘Hello, Stephen,’ she said, without looking up; she continued moving her wet dishrag in a circular motion on the lunch dishes.
- He stood behind the bar, cleaning shot glasses with a tattered old dishrag.
- Mom came out of the kitchen, wiping her hands on a dishrag.
- Then he pulls out a bunch of ice and places it into the dishrag, and gives it to Brian for his eye.
- Scowling, I took back my dishrag and turned on the coffee machine.
- Nora grabbed a dishrag and began to clean off the table, sighing in frustration as Chris refused to move his elbows as she wiped.
- Ethan rushed over to her, grabbing a dishrag and wetting it fast, then wrapping it around Lisette's hand.
- I picked up the dishrag again and went running around the kitchen.
- She put down the dishrag she'd been holding and walked toward the door.
- For days after I came up with that fable, my son pleaded, ‘Tell me the story again about the dishrag.’
- Please, Molly, put down the dishrag and pick up the phone.
- I took my place next to her with a dishrag, dutifully drying each mug and dish as Mami washed them in the suds beside me.
- I felt tears sting my eyes and I found a dishrag to cover my face with.
- Nora groaned loudly and threw her dishrag on the table, then headed outside.
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