In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1colirio masculinesolución oftálmica feminine
2informal(nonsense)it's a lot of eyewash — es un cuento chino informal
- Or are these guys just spouting eyewash that they have no real basis for believing?
- Reservation of screens should not end up being just an eyewash.
- In the past 18 years, there have been as many commissions, each one of them an eyewash.
- The whole concept of a ‘benevolent dictatorship’ is an eyewash.
- I want to fill you in on a few of the details so you won't think this is the usual election year eyewash.
- The eyewash of the trial of the accused US marine is really a farce.
- Official claims that the majority of Turks are well integrated here are pure eyewash.
- They assumed that this inquiry would be an eyewash and they would be let go scot free.
- Ardent bikers feel that all the action in the two-wheeler market is only an eyewash.
- This eyewash is integral to the whole imperial project of the ‘civilising mission’, a kind of experience that lends support to the benevolence of western powers.
- If Stephenson, who writes at enormous length, is considered to be such a hotshot then do we have to admit that the suggested general rule is a load of eyewash?
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