In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Of course light weight doesn't just help you to go quickly in a straight line, and the Jag changes direction with an enthusiasm that belies its size.
- I made investments in a restaurant and bar business, got into the used specialty foreign car market, old Jags, Porsches and Mercedes.
- If your heart's set on racing old guys in old Jags on Indian Canyon Drive, then you might need the V - 8.
- Again with rearwheel drive, the Jag is more fluid and sporty than the enormous Merc, but not quite as sharp as the Beamer.
- Where the 5 is a staid, solid car, with reliable if sporty handling, the Jag offers up the individuality of that British heritage.
1(binge)curda feminine informalmona feminine informaltrompa feminine Spain informal
2(of emotion)(crying) llorera feminine informal(crying) lloradera feminine Latin America informal(laughing) ataque de risa masculine
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