In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(love bite)chupón masculine informal
- I was gonna have one hell of a hickey tomorrow, I thought.
- The next morning, I came to life smelling of smoke, with a twisted ankle, a lot less money, and this really, really big hickey.
- You let some guy give you a hickey and you didn't tell me?
- Well you were way too busy making out with Andrew - I'm guessing that hickey is from him.
- Jake then rose an eyebrow as he pointed towards my neck, ‘Allen, is that a hickey?’
- I looked up and caught sight of myself in the mirror, a startled-looking girl with several small red marks running down the side of her neck and a hickey the size of North Dakota on her chest…
- She kept fiddling with her halter, but nothing could hide the hickeys Nick had given her.
- I'd covered up my hickeys with makeup until they faded.
- He had a blonde girl, different from the one I saw him with at the movies last week, perched on his lap and she appeared to be in the process of giving him a hickey on his neck.
- You've got a huge hickey coming in right there,’ I said pointing towards her neck.
- I did notice the two quarter sized hickeys on his neck though.
- Then you disappear for an hour and when you return you have a huge red hickey on your neck.
- The only bad thing is he left these huge, dark hickeys all over my neck!
- He's wearing pretty nondescript jeans, Chuck Taylor shoes and a polo neck shirt, buttoned open to display the hickey on his neck which just screams ‘I got some last night!’
- And he looked at me kind of funny and he said, don't worry, mom, it's not a hickey.
- I can't take off the turtleneck and reveal the hickey, so every time he leaves the kitchen, I'm lifting up my sweater and fanning myself to cool off.
- I knew that in the morning I would have to use cover-up on the new hickeys that he had marked me with.
- On the way home he noticed a huge hickey on his neck.
- I couldn't believe that my mother had seen hickeys on my neck!
marca dejada por un beso
2(pimple)grano masculineespinilla feminine Latin Americapepa feminine Venezuela informal
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