In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lucky)afortunadosuertudo Latin America informalyou jammy so-and-so! — ¡qué potra tienes! informal
- Conventional wisdom also said that Liverpool would never be jammy enough to beat Juventus, Chelsea and Milan.
- The white shirts are sure to win but the fear of picking up injuries could let the home side in for a jammy goal.
- Mrs Dawes, 40, of Chandler's Ford, said: ‘She was always winning at bingo, she was very jammy like that.’
- Only former Hibs player Murdo MacLeod left Falkirk with anything - the jammy so-and-so won the half-time draw and a fair wad of cash.
- In truth, Everton have arrived at this juncture only with a series of jammy draws, culminating in a tie against Crewe in the last round.
- For toddlers, there are special little ones for hands and faces, just in case you contemplate wiping a sibling's jammy fingers or pesto-smeared chops with a wipe designed for their baby brother's bottom.
- The meat was moist, the sage gravy excellent, the sage and onion stuffing light and moreish, the fondant potato to die for and the warm, clove-scented cranberry accompaniment more of a pleasurably tart compote than a jammy sauce.
- The raspberry gateau was a Sixties tearoom job, layers of sponge and cream with chocolate hundreds and thousands, jammy goo and one defrosting raspberry bleeding into a rosette of cream.
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