In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There is no denying that this is an odd moment captured forever - the curious intersection of a revolution and a dissipated Hollywood has-been.
- Enjoying a dissipated Saturday lie-in, listening to loud music whilst contemplating the ceiling, I somehow didn't hear the front door being opened.
- Pushkin continued his dissipated life after 1826 but with less gusto.
- Sir Roger Scatcherd dies of drink and his dissipated son Louis almost immediately follows him, leaving the Scatcherd fortunes without an heir.
- In Vienna, a dissipated pianist is about to flee the city to avoid fighting a duel the next morning.
- But the impression created by these sculptures is as much that of the aftermath of a dissipated party as of more serious kinds of devastation.
- Life was good, in a dissipated and decadent, perpetually-sozzled sort of way.
- When Maurice's dissipated brother, Francis, discovers money missing, Berry is wrongly accused of the theft.
- "You lead a dissipated life," the mother railed.
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