In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I had promised Jaymes I wouldn't cry, that I wouldn't be sad, just my usual cheerful happy-go-lucky self.
- ‘Mazhai Thuli’ is as short as a raindrop, but has a strong message for happy-go-lucky youths.
- He is happy-go-lucky because life has allowed him to be.
- Had she lived no doubt she would have been celebrating her 40th birthday today with family and friends who regarded her happy-go-lucky person.
- Sorry to say, but the attitude of the people of this country is too happy-go-lucky.
- But the happy-go-lucky teenager's life changed for the worse when he developed a keen interest in bodybuilding after leaving school.
- And yet, there is a charm in his happy-go-lucky world - a world that doesn't need progress.
- Less tightly wound and introspective than his brother, Harry prefers to present a raffish, happy-go-lucky attitude.
- Your current happy-go-lucky attitude will make the impact with said wall less painful.
- Despite Dena Thompson's claims that her happy-go-lucky husband had committed suicide, Mrs Webb was convinced she had murdered him.
- He really sinks his teeth into this roll, donning a slick, denture-filled smile, and a kind of happy-go-lucky, glazed look.
- We Scots are not, at the best of times, over-endowed with a sunny disposition and a happy-go-lucky attitude to life.
- For me, it's interesting to play a troubled character, because I've been so successful playing happy-go-lucky guys that save the world.
- She nauseated me with her cheerful singing with the woodland creatures and happy-go-lucky attitude.
- His own happy-go-lucky attitude was a catalyst to Liz's lighthearted nature.
- But, whether the message is hedonistic, happy-go-lucky or delinquent, there is a dark side to the tropical nightclub scene.
- She was always so happy-go-lucky and always telling people that she loved them.
- Nonetheless, his happy-go-lucky attitude that he originally had changed to looking down at me.
- I smiled at Joey's forever happy-go-lucky attitude, as he got off his bike and came to sit down on the grass next to me.
- The happy-go-lucky girl, from Washington, Tyne and Wear, has grown up to be a typical teenager who is a huge fan of pop star Gareth Gates, her mother Carol said.
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