In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pestaña femininea pair of false eyelashes — unas pestañas postizas
- Slowly she raised a thin hand to her face and swiped at the rain that clung to her hair and eyelashes.
- Her eyelashes gracefully curved over her eyes and they were even longer than his.
- He almost lost his eyesight as a result of this illness and he did lose his eyelashes which never grew in again.
- Cosmetic eye surgery may also improve your sight if saggy skin in the upper lids hangs over the eyelashes to obstruct vision.
- When I lit my cigarette, I also managed to burn my eyelashes and set fire to my hair.
- A few teardrops clung to her eyelashes and her hair had fallen into her face and stuck to her cheeks.
- Her eyelashes are almost as light as her hair, and I can see a sprinkling of tiny freckles on her nose and cheeks.
- An eyelash takes six weeks to grow back.
- His skin was as pale as ever, and dew was shining in his hair and on his eyelashes.
- Dew had settled on her hair and eyelashes by the time she found a good place to practice.
- When you lose your eyelashes, you look very weird.
- She was a spinning dynamo of sequins, hair and eyelashes.
- Before curling your eyelashes, heat the curler with a hair dryer for a few seconds.
- In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
- All of her major organs were formed but she had no eyelashes, eyebrows or cartilage in her ears.
- There is no evidence of any talent - her performance is a collection of blank looks and batted eyelashes.
- His eyelashes fluttered, and his eyes opened.
- A few strands of hair caught on his eyelash and he flicked his head quickly to get them out of the way.
- Everything about her is long - from her legs to her eyelashes to the dark hair that cascades over her shoulders.
- They sing beautifully, play their own instruments and have deep brown eyes and long eyelashes.
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