In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1that's fighting talk! — ¡así se habla!
- There was fighting talk.
- Maybe Hood's just looking for attention, and once that attention is achieved, he suddenly loses his fighting talk.
- He seemed to be about to back up those fighting words with something more substantial when he won the first race of the season.
- And it seems as if Dominique has already mastered the fighting talk.
- Those were fighting words for councillor Stu Kennedy, who refused to compromise the bypass road.
- Such thinking only provokes more fighting talk.
- ‘We're in mourning - leave us alone,’ he begged, before finding his voice and a vocabulary of fighting words.
- This is fighting talk by a man who has come to appreciate that he speaks from a position of power.
- Still to come, it's a war of words and the Democrats are studying those fighting words.
- Such fighting talk has earned the father-of-two, who has set up home in Harrogate, the nickname of ‘The Bulldozer’ from certain sections of his workforce.
- This, as they say, is fighting talk and the problem is now so grave as to demand such fighting talk from the outset of his new ministry.
- That amounts to fighting words in a business devoted to selling kids image over substance.
- I mentioned a need for more accommodation towards asylum seekers - fighting words in KKK country.
- But despite the fighting talk, he admitted the Lib Dems could have done better after failing to make a much hoped-for election breakthrough in terms of Parliamentary seats.
- Mr McDonagh has heard such fighting talk before, but this time thinks something will happen.
- Translation: This six-letter word is fighting talk.
- You want to know what fighting words sound like.
- Those are fighting words in the staid business of reinsurance.
- But his fighting talk: ‘Any company that wants to have a good reputation in Scotland as long as I'm First Minister should be taking that into account,’ fell on deaf ears.
- These are fighting words for a man whose earlier work seems a long, quiet morning of congenial thought.
- Besides, Paterson is in too hospitable a mood for fighting talk.
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