In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fastidious)exigentequisquillosothey're fussy eaters — son unos tiquismiquis para la comida informal
- to be fussy about sth — ser exigente / quisquilloso con algo
- what would you like to drink? — I'm not fussy — ¿qué quieres tomar? — cualquier cosa / me da lo mismo
- I'm horrible to work with; I'm so fussy and picky.
- They are also fussy in selecting life-long partners so, understandably, courting takes ages, as does the honeymoon before baby arrives.
- If you find a Stream with a badly worn interior it's either been to the moon and back or had a very hard life, so be fussy and accept only the best.
- I am old, cynical, bitter, twisted, awkward, difficult, fussy, and generally hard to please.
- ‘I'm very choosy in selecting characters, and very fussy about my role,’ she admits.
- They require moderate water and are not particularly fussy about feeding.
- Adults are fussy and picky; adults only want to deal in logic and real life.
- I know, some are fussy and require extra attention while others are completely elusive, but that's part of their charm.
- He was as fussy and fastidious as many great writers, prone to restless and often tiny adjustments.
- I would stay away from the clovers, since they can be harder for the fussy stomachs of horses.
- Many young children go through periods of being fussy eaters and this is a normal part of growing up.
- Women enjoy the attentiveness of Shanghai men but can't stand their being fussy and ‘picky’.
- A fussy mother of the Caucasian bride and an over-zealous traditional aunt of the East-Indian groom make this road to marital bliss rougher than it needs to be.
- Judging by his phony picture he's one of those fussy, antiseptic, precocious little boys that mothers adore and fathers get used to.
- They're earthy and considerate lovers: refined, reliable and ready to please - but fussy about surroundings.
- It is hard to understand how anyone can be fussy about the tidiness of his/her own surrounds and yet have no concern for the feelings of the people living near where the plastic bags were dumped.
- Beginners should avoid difficult, fussy crops such as cauliflower.
- My mother is very fussy about dogs and she surely tested a dozen before settling on Max.
- This is especially important for veggie or fussy diners who are pernickety about kitchen hygiene or the authenticity of their dishes.
- It's not hard and roses aren't really all that fussy, but the creation of a proper rosebed can mean the difference between mediocre roses and absolutely fabulous ones.
- He doesn't believe in posh sauces and fussy recipes - if the meat is good, it won't be dry.
- The arrangements are intricate without being fussy or complicated for the sake of it.
- On the other hand, there are good signs in terms of design becoming less fussy: Flash is less prevalent as a design tool and advertising is still pretty manageable.
- The interior is very smart, not too fussy or full of showy gadgets or dials.
- The effect, in the end, is a little fussy, everything too pretty and tight.
- Old-fashioned fussy and ornate hearths, by contrast, are out.
- Once he began to waltz with Katie, these clothes seemed fussy, embarrassingly showy.
- I felt that the food then was unnecessarily fussy.
- The stage is constantly alive with the details of everyday life, but nothing looks fussy or threatens to interfere with the personalities who dominate the action.
- Don't go nuts with fussy extras and garish details.
- In complete contrast to the UK, the multicourse gastronomic menu is on the retreat in Paris, and is being replaced by a new emphasis on less fussy, less expensive food.
- The low-backed sofa, scattered with plain white and fuzzy-upholstered cushions, is warm and welcoming without being fussy, elaborate, or ornate.
- It would come as no surprise to find these pieces described as either French or English, c.1840-50, but the decoration is too ornate and fussy for this period.
- The Gustavian style - a reaction against fussy rococo interiors - originated in 1770s Sweden and is still popular.
- No more fussy garnishes and elaborate sauces for me, it's simple combinations that count.
- In the stuffy room, its walls lined with fussy little ornaments, but no photos of family or friends, I nestled into my brother and promptly fell asleep as only a child can do.
- He was not keen on gardening but was fussy about his lawns, which must have mowing stripes and no moss.
- Second, any man so concerned and fussy about the details of a tooth-pick case is definitely a fop, a dandy.
- Simple, elegant forms and natural textures are used in a design that emphasises warmth and comfort without relying on fussy detailing and excessive decoration.
- The novel follows Dylan from the time he accidentally kills a cat, at age five, through an especially anxious adolescence, into an adulthood as a somewhat fussy music critic.
- Otherwise Vanessa worked the field once in a while, decorating fussy people's living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, and other such rooms.
- And when it came to details, he was known to be worse than a fussy abbess running a nunnery.
- This can seem a lot of work, pedantic and fussy but is truly worth it if you can manage.
- The Grand Captain was a known perfectionist, and would have driven many of his men to frustration with his fussy attention to details if not for his charisma.
- Most often it doesn't and he goes all sullen and broody, muttering about fussy neighbours and piling even more garden waste on the smoking heap.
- He hasn't become a millionaire filmmaker by being too fussy with the facts.
- Lauren took things as they came for the most part, a particular boy band freak, and not too fussy when it came to clothes and makeup.
- Fortunately, or unfortunately, depending on how ya look at it, the fussy scoldpottle gatekeepers of Christian correctitude don't take to such jive nonsense.
- Our first built projects were very important because they made us realize how fussy we need to be with details in order to get good results.
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