In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many have been immortalised on film, from the glitzy hustle of Las Vegas to the wintry baroque of Prague.
- The weekend is downsized to being a jazzy, glitzy flamboyant festival.
- Want to know what is happening behind the scenes in the glitzy world of Bollywood and Hollywood?
- What a contrast it was to get back to our grotty hotel after such a glitzy day.
- Maybe I'll get to wear a fancy frock and go to a glitzy ceremony in LA.
- She wore glitzy plastic bracelets around her wrists and cute smilies dangled from her ears.
- Even the state's lack of glitzy metropolitan areas contributes to its appeal.
- Its dubious merits and glitzy, vacuous plot aside, it is a film, on one level at least, about having everything and feeling nothing.
- So, despite all those glitzy hotels, it will be months before the destination as a whole feels remotely elegant.
- The supermarket, still in process of refurbishment, has re-opened its glitzy new coffee shop, so I took my lunch there.
- Wear an embellished belt or glitzy cuffs with a plain knit or skirt, and use black to counterbalance an opulent shoe or bag.
- However, there's a lot more to staging a concert for 35,000 people than just conjuring up a glitzy stage.
- If you're wondering where I am tonight, I'll be in my hometown's premiere glitzy theatre, living the dream here.
- And she brought this glitzy top… Do you think a feather boa would look right?
- Too often the originality has been squeezed out of the shows, leaving a hollow, albeit glitzy, commercial juggernaut.
- On the other hand, we see a different picture, in which youngsters go overboard about fashion and a glitzy life style.
- They are successful enough to switch their mobiles off at the weekend and prefer hanging out with good friends to glitzy bars and restaurants.
- Optical showrooms have turned snazzy, and their interiors and exteriors glitzy.
- The glitzy banner adorning the incomplete wall has four large Chinese characters.
- All tickets are booked, the glitzy hotel has been booked, and I will be flying up there this Friday, around mid day.
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