In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1amigo solo cuando las cosas marchan bien masculineamiga solo cuando las cosas marchan bien feminineamigo sólo en las buenas masculine Southern Coneamiga sólo en las buenas feminine Southern Cone
- This is the time when we should be showing we are not fair-weather friends… but we are showing just the opposite.
- The other ‘friends’ of mine I didn't really care about, they were basically fair-weather friends, drifting away when the going got tough but coming back as if nothing had happened the second they saw a bonus in it for them.
- The country now greatly needs allies that can re-establish a basis of mutual trust and candor, not fair-weather friends who are on its side when times are easy but invisible when the great challenges come.
- Now, as a teen, I experience all sorts of stuff: fair-weather friends, peer pressure, tight cliques… that kind of stuff.
- I suppose that makes me a fair-weather friend, doesn't it?
- I went to the football game and stayed for the entire game, not like you fair-weather friends who left after it became clear we were getting killed.
- I used to think I was fortunate to have a number of fair-weather friends - people that I could go to the pub with, or go to the cinema with - but this is something very different.
- ‘I don't need fair-weather friends,’ she sniffled again.
- The best way to defend democracy is to spread democracy, not suppress it in the interests of fair-weather friends.
- The fact that he can say that tonight suggests that, actually, he is a fair-weather friend.
- Some described false confidence as the ultimate fair-weather friend, buoying you when times are good and deserting you when they're bad.
- The regime was pilloried as a fair-weather friend in the wake of that event.
- Nine years of extravagance, fair-weather friends, a stock market crash, a paternity suit and a devastating gambling addiction have left the 38-year-old man nearly penniless.
- The fair-weather friends have evidently evaporated into thin air, effectively abandoning him and vilifying his illustrious name.
- She remembered a woman who had once told her: ‘It's easy to be grateful and good when you have so much, but take care that you are not a fair-weather friend!’
- Even several thousand years ago government figures were known to be fair-weather friends who exploited their friendship for personal advantage.
- He saw no reason not to make enemies of such fair-weather friends.
- I have to say I'm kind of a fair-weather friend.
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