In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal, derogatory(woman)cazafortunas feminine informal derogatory
- Catherine Zeta Jones plays a gold-digger who marries for money when she falls for a divorce lawyer in her latest movie Intolerable Cruelty.
- He says his ad in the International Herald Tribune has been carefully designed to ward off fraudsters or gold-diggers.
- She was a gold-digger at the simplest meaning of the word: She had no love for her husband, she married him simply upon his wealth.
- In your lifetime as a woman, there will be people queuing up at one time or another to call you nutty, a tart, a gold-digger, and worse; why give them a helping hand?
- Not only did he have to bat away the gold-diggers and clingers, he also had to deal with the women that were merely with him to earn notoriety and a reputation in the eyes of world's press.
- I thought both programmes were about egomaniacs, and I fail to see the heroism in a bunch of gold-diggers playing silly games on a sunny island.
- Or what about the wealthy senior who married a gorgeous gold-digger decades younger than him?
- She's not a gold-digger, if that's what you mean!
- So are women who fight rich husbands for half their wealth gold-diggers trading on someone else's genius, or trail-blazers for female equality?
- Being a gold-digger at heart, she soon dumps him for his rich daddy, Frank, who is lonely and vulnerable.
- So there is one problem he did not face - wondering if his bride is a gold-digger.
- She may not be a gold-digger, but she's after attention and fame.
- Their results show that offering an expensive present signals the man's serious intentions, but he must be wary of being exploited by gold-diggers who will dump him after receiving the gift.
- The men complain about gold-diggers who are just trolling for millionaires.
- ‘Michael's brother Billy asked me once or twice if I was a gold-digger, but I told him that I have my own money,’ Anna laughs.
- From the moment I set eyes on her, I knew she was a gold-digger.
- And men avoid gold-diggers by giving only gifts that have no intrinsic value.
- Well actually put it like this, Mirella was a gold-digger and I hated her.
- In the Coen brothers' Intolerable Cruelty she plays a gold-digger using pre-nuptial agreements to hopscotch her way to riches.
- ‘And he loves telling women he is a millionaire so the only types he ever meets are gold-diggers,’ she said.
2Miningbuscador de oro masculinebuscadora de oro feminine
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