In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1insolencia femininedescaro masculineimpudencia feminine formal
- She sashays with admirable impudence into the back quarters of the salon.
- Yet she could not help herself and paid dearly for this impudence.
- The impudence and the irony of the attack can escape no one.
- She had the impudence to get impatient, tapping her fingers on the desk, and tidying empty bags as she waited.
- ‘Yes,’ the queen replied, curtly, still ruffled by her husband's impudence.
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