In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fond of horses)aficionado a los caballos
- She has rubbed shoulders with some very well known people from the horsy world - people like Pat Eddery and Kieran Fallon.
- The Bridleway - a horsy Pennine Way - will, when it is completed, stretch 350 miles from Middleton Top in Derbyshire, through Lancashire, the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria, to Northumberland.
- He was a tall, silver-haired, honey-voiced criminal lawyer who drove a Mercedes, lived in a big house in a horsy Nairobi suburb, and sent his children abroad to college.
- Rover 4x4s may no longer be the choice of aid agencies and oil prospectors, but the Freelander successfully avoids the stuffy and slightly horsy image while promising off-road possibilities.
- I have never been much of a horsy person though I admit that I enjoyed Black Beauty and once wanted a pony for my birthday.
- And the favouritism that he shows to the Kildare horsy set is now so transparent that it has become the butt of jokes.
- It provides various horsy excursions around the area.
- Some of them have an animal, although not necessarily a horsey, theme and the display on the large dresser certainly gives the shop a charming, quaint feel.
- And his lead will be followed by others, with another four horsey movies already planned over the coming months.
- Apparently, concerns over whether there will be enough conveniences for the horsey set dominated discussions at this week's Micklegate ward committee meeting.
- Firstly you must try to speak to local horsy people, they often have a good knowledge of the schools in the area and will tell you which ones are good and which ones to avoid.
- The term ‘lads’ is a horsy term that is used mainly among the horsy fraternity.
- Years ago, when I covered the world of the well-heeled horsey set, I would on occasion visit such ‘farms.’
- More horsey activity for me yesterday as I attended the launch of the 2005 Irish National Hunt Festival in the gorgeous Guinness Storehouse.
- I thought all the rest of it was silly but a lot of my horsy friends spent good money to take courses in this procedure and get licensed to teach it to others.
- He must be a very good liar, he's not horsy at all and all these letters kept coming for him from the British Horse Society.
- Marriage came in 1995 after they rekindled a long-term, informal friendship, forged in the horsey world through which both strode, he as a jockey, she in the three-day eventing arena.
- At Hermes, Gaultier moved away from the horsy theme of his first collection, concentrating on scarf prints and on sweet organza blouses in toile prints worn with jeans and armfuls of bangles.
- As I mentioned briefly last week, I met up with a Patrick Curran, a horsey man who runs, along with his wife, Helena the Capall Dubh bed and breakfast establishment in Green Street, Daingean.
- A well-known man in Listowel horsy circles, Paddy wore a beige birdseye check jacket with matching tan trousers and a pale blue shirt with tan suede shoes.
2(resembling horse)(face) caballuno(face) de caballo
- His ‘lady friend’ is skinny and kinda horsey: he had a crush on her for about six years prior to us going out.
- Albit smiled a sort of horsy smile, and retrieved the meat from the fire by grabbing the stick from Felicity's hand with his teeth.
- ‘Broadway Danny Ricks,’ his wife announced, revealing a horsy set of uppers yellowed by nicotine.
- Illequis buried her face in his neck and drank in his horsy smell.
- Smelling horsy and looking a bit grubby doesn't stop me from touring the vineyards on the way home, Babich, Nobilos, Coopers Creek and Collards to name a few, or having lunch at one of the many top restaurants that have grown up next to them.
- He's using all his techniques to try to engage this slightly horsey gorgeous girl but she is steadfastly refusing to acknowledge him.
- Giving a proper horsy sigh, Fuenar stamped his foot in impatience.
- She's a little horsy in the way she walks and carries herself.
- The horsy woman behind us jars our contemplation with another braying laugh.
- The warden was a tall, square woman with broad shoulders and a horsey face.
- Aside from your horsey, toothless grin, your plain ugly mug, and your bald head, you're actually a decent-looking guy.
- I took her muzzle in my hand and kissed her, breathing in that horsey smell.
- He feels his horsey, ruined teeth are betrayed by his grin.
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