In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ceja feminineto raise one's eyebrows — arquear / enarcar las cejas
- to raise one's eyebrows at sth — asombrarse ante algo
- she never raised an eyebrow at the news — ni se inmutó con la noticia
- eyebrow tweezers — pinzas de cejas
- My right eyebrow has one white hair that grows about four times faster than the rest of my hair.
- Yes, I have just had to pop out, only to come back with snow on my eyelashes and furrowed eyebrows.
- She had black shoulder-length hair with a heavy fringe, and a round face with bushy eyebrows.
- It is said the Colonel used a little comb to train his eyebrows to grow in a dashing upward curve.
- My antennae can smell, too, thin, blue cords above my silver eyebrows and blue eyelids.
- He pointed to a scar above his right eye cutting a crooked path through his bushy eyebrow.
- He had a killer bruise along his jaw-line, and a cut above his eyebrow had been stitched.
- He's an ugly man with blond hair and blond eyebrows, thick lips and small hands.
- He had short, straight blond hair and blond eyebrows - which may have been bleached.
- She needed three stitches above her eyebrow and now thinks glass bottles should be banned.
- You can test this by taking a small hammer and gently tapping your forehead just above the left eyebrow.
- Suddenly a burning pain seared through the centre of her forehead, just above her dark eyebrows.
- Opposite her sat a man, with dark hair and strong dark eyebrows, stubble around his lower face.
- Frontal sinusitis can cause pain above your eyebrows, and your forehead may be tender to touch.
- A vertical line ran down from just above his eyebrow to the bottom of his cheekbone.
- He had a chubby face, stubble, dark brown piercing eyes, dark eyebrows and short dark hair.
- People with exophthalmos are able to look upwards without moving their eyebrows.
- All of her major organs were formed but she had no eyelashes, eyebrows or cartilage in her ears.
- The hair of the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes are of separate type and develop fairly early in life.
- He had a long dark brown mustache and bushy eyebrows, his dark blue shirt was tattered and torn.
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