In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Jezabelshe's a real Jezebel — es una mala pécora
- The Jezebel is considered to be a sexually aggressive woman, portrayed as being ready and willing to respond to the master's beck and call without any resistance.
- Of course an actual woman can't live up to that one, but she can be condemned as a Jezebel or like the Whore of Babylon.
- But while William Wyler focuses on women as redeemers, Doc scripts them as Jezebels.
- Then an overall wearing reject would wander up to the Appalachian Jezebels and offer them a jug of moonshine for a little slap and tickle.
- Casting her as a Jezebel deserving of punishment only plays into the view many women already have of their situations.
- The overwhelming, centrifugal Jezebel seduced the singer.
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