In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lack of seriousness)frivolidad feminineligereza feminine
- The complaints aren't about the tone, the frivolity, or the joking references to pop culture.
- Indeed, it would be an outrageous piece of moral frivolity.
- This exhibit features furniture, fashion, function, and frivolity.
- Some reporters who covered this story described it in tones of frivolity and amusement.
- The complacent frivolity of its lavish mosaics suggests that the declining Roman empire had no apprehensions of imminent fall.
2(sth frivolous)frivolidad feminine
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