In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rizos al estilo de los rastafaris
- I vote that we go for the water torture plan - threaten to wash his dreadlocks!
- He had very short hair with long dreadlocks in the back.
- His hair was twisted in short dreadlocks that hung down past his chin.
- It's all frizzy and damp and twisted in sweaty, frizzy chunks that almost look like dreadlocks.
- I left my hair the way I usually keep it, twisted in sections kind of like dreadlocks.
- Those Rastafarians with dreadlocks who never wash their hair may be on to something.
- He had shoulder length white hair that hung in dreadlocks around his shoulders, and black sunglasses.
- It kind of looks a little like dreadlocks but I have braided it so that it doesn't get too tangled in the hands of a two year old.
- He dressed in complete black, and his green hair fell down to his shoulders in dreadlocks.
- So, I'd appreciate your thoughts on the technical and social aspects of having dreadlocks.
- Then we noticed that some of these cops had pony-tails, others full-on Afros and dreadlocks.
- While having the nose job, I was offered hair extensions in the form of multi-coloured dreadlocks.
- Veronica, 39, is a pretty woman with a mass of dreadlocks who lives across the street from me.
- Within moments, my hair lost its sheen and assembled itself into blonde dreadlocks.
- As I round the corner he is joined by his mate, a man with his hair in 3 dreadlocks - one huge matted one on top and two huge matted ones on either side.
- He had turquoise hair done in dreadlocks, which hung about his head in a messy bunch and nearly reached his shoulders.
- She has red-brown, extremely long hair, usually tied in a plait with two dreadlocks behind each ear.
- Chris shook his head, his dreadlocks becoming free from the ponytail he put them in.
- His thick black hair was kept in long dreadlocks, perfectly framing his face.
- Some of his thinning hair is tied into dreadlocks that hang down his back.
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