In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it's a doddle — es pan comido informal
- I still contend that if you can perform to thirty people and give them a good show then any bigger audience is a doddle.
- I thought, ‘This game's a doddle - you just turn up, someone gives you a film, you talk the lines and then go home.’
- So I left school at 17, supported my A-level studies through jobs and then when I got to university it felt like a doddle!
- It looked a doddle, but it wasn't - well not for someone recently technophobic - and I burned the midnight oil trying to install the programme.
- Ritchie says: ‘A few years ago, that company would have been a doddle to fund.’
- They're easy to use, make cross-platform file swapping a doddle, and they're incredibly convenient.
- If I can import all these birds into the country then bringing in heroin must be a absolute doddle.
- Sums were a doddle and ‘he had the answers as quick as the questions were written on the blackboard‘.
- The ten-mile trip from the AMF Bowl in Keighley will be a doddle compared to the 3,500-mile trip the couple journeyed to the Czech Republic and back last summer.
- According to the lieutenant, playing rugby for a living is a doddle when you've survived cadet school.
- Being an MP may be a doddle for obscure Labour backbenchers, but not for party leaders, and Salmond will inevitably become UK leader again.
- We get it every year, in magazines, newspaper, on the television and radio, so-called experts spout forth with tips on how to make Christmas a doddle.
- It is a peerless town car, being so quick and nimble, and it's a breeze to park and a doddle to drive in heavy traffic.
- In fact, compared with today, it'll be a doddle.
- The home page is uncluttered; searching is a doddle.
- The public performance part of my job - the workshops and training - is hence a doddle.
- Filing may sound a doddle, but believe me some companies have weird systems devised by crazy employees who clearly didn't want anyone else to find anything.
- An electronic programme guide makes navigating schedules and setting recordings a doddle.
- Three successive wins later, England occupy the commanding heights in Group Six, and the rest of the World Cup qualifying campaign ought to be a doddle.
- Part-time work is a doddle compared to being a full-time mum.
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