In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1by jingo! — ¡recórcholis! informal
- Over and over, the new American jingoes depict the U.S. as somehow a victim in the international economy.
- A jingo is a jingo wherever we meet him, and as far as we are concerned there is no close season for jingoes.
- The Olympic Games is a festival of nationalism, a gourmandising 17-day feast of jingo.
- I'm sure the illustration below went down like a Steve Bell cartoon with the jingoes.
- Certainly, the leadership of the violent jingo crowds was middle-class.
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