In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pastilla de goma femininegoody(, goody) gumdrops! — ¡yupi! informal
- She trails after me, running her finger along the shelves, pausing to sniff at the black teas, to open the lid on a jar of sugar-free gumdrops.
- If the rice water doesn't satisfy your sweet tooth, head to the nearby market for Pocky cookies and lychee gumdrops - a DIY dessert.
- One student (already famous as a concert pianist) cried, ‘I can see Brahms playing, with a glass of beer on the piano and a bag of gumdrops in his pocket!’
- Again, it's a good story and one that's executed to film well, but it's not full of daisies and gumdrops.
- Pa had frowned a little at that, but Miss Inger had given him back a look that definitely said she was in charge of gumdrops and Adam's father had better not argue about it.
- Buddy's clothes were strewn 'bout the room with care, and gumdrops and juub juubs were stuck in his hair.
- A fantasy world filled with lollipops, peanut brittle, and candy canes, where even the pitfalls are delicious and made of things like molasses and gumdrops.
- The ground was covered in frosting with trees and bushes made from gumdrops covered in sugar.
- Wait a second there, buddy: Are you trying to tell me that the streets of suburbia aren't paved with gumdrops?
- Invite each princess to build a castle of marshmallows, gumdrops, soft candies and toothpicks.
- This couple provided flowers, gumdrops, sprinkles, and other candies.
- If they'd used the same mechanism, called her Baby Heimlich, and had unchewed gumdrops or bits of brisket shoot out of her esophagus… now that would have held my attention.
- These brownies I'd made then had pretzel sticks of various sizes and shapes sticking out of them at various angles with multi-colored gumdrops at the free end of those sticks, in fact.
- Eat another cookie and a few gumdrops while the frosting sets.
- It was shaped somewhat like a very big gumdrop, but I couldn't see any writing on it.
- But don't go thinking she's all gumdrops and rainbows.
- She brought along a clown baggy full of candied goodies, such as lollipops, gumdrops, and jelly beans.
- Go to the veterinarian's office and demand your new kitten's claws be removed and replaced with gumdrops.
- Using a drop of white craft glue, attach peppermint candies or gummy bears instead of red gumdrops among the green gumdrops.
- Eyes are gumdrops and jelly beans, antennae are licorice lace, and the tongue is a shaped gumdrop.
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