In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1veleidad feminineinconstancia femininevolubilidad femininethe fickleness of fashion — los caprichos de la moda
- He still remains in touch with his fellow strikers, but the arcs of their career paths say much about the fickleness of the game, the way prospects are outwardly manipulated.
- Shopping embodies and encourages some of the worst traits in human nature - greed, vanity and fickleness.
- They are continuing with a deeply dishonourable and undemocratic tradition of tightening the reins on what is presumed to be the fickleness and irrationality of democratic politics.
- Your tears stain the manuscript as your pen proclaims life's fickleness.
- To some, this indicated a fickleness, a shallowness, an inverted snobbery, an unseemly arrested development.
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