In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1zopenco masculine informalzopenca feminine informal
- Of course I care for her dum-dum, she's my responsibility!
- ‘How can I forget my own daughter's birthday you dum-dum!’
- Because we are free, people can choose to be dum-dums.
- Take advantage of him while he's here you dum-dum!
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