In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- She had on silver hoop earrings and a silver necklace, and lastly she put on perfume.
- She had big red and black earrings on and a pink flower hair clip in her hair too.
- He had silver earrings, three in each lobe and two studs in the top part of his right ear.
- Her wedding ring and plain gold earrings are her only jewellery, plus a few red beads and tight bangles on one wrist.
- I took silver angel earrings from my desk and leaned closer to the mirror to put them on.
- Her dark hair was swept back in a clasp and long silver earrings brushed against her neck.
- She was approached by men armed with knives, who demanded her earrings and necklace.
- She wears a neat suit with some understated earrings and an antique silver bracelet.
- One Mexican family was setting up a booth filled with beaded necklaces and earrings.
- She tried to put the earrings back, but the crowd had pulled her away from the booth.
- She was carrying a small black bag and wearing large silver hoop earrings and a rope bracelet.
- In the painting I am wearing a turquoise sari and some gold and ruby earrings with a necklace and a few bangles.
- She had pierced ears but wore neither studs nor earrings and there was no jewellery.
- From her ears now hung two earrings with stylized garnet hearts at the bottom of them.
- He had a lip ring and eyebrow ring, and an earring in each ear.
- He has a row of earrings going up his left lobe and three tiny little eyebrow piercings.
- He put the cloak back on me, and as I pulled the hood up, the edge caught my earring, and tugged it away.
- Alicia returned her attentions to the mirror and slipped her favourite pearl drop earrings into her lobes.
- She curled her hair into soft waves and put on the white gold earrings her father had given her.
- She hung long, pearl earrings in her ears, and fastened a pearl bracelet around her wrist.
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