In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡cáspita! informal¡Jesús! informal
- But I look again, because jeepers, he sure looks a lot like CK.
- It's with no small amount of self-consciousness that you write or read - or, jeepers, review - a book on snobbery.
- I can tell because of the way she shrieks, ‘oh, my, jeepers, I wonder who this is from.’
- People were saying jeepers, creepers when Harry Redknapp paid £5m for him.
- She launches into a heart-melting ballad that has you thinking: jeepers, if this beautiful and talented lass can't find love, what chance do the rest of us have?
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