In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The atmosphere was electric and both sets of fans were jovial and friendly for much of the game.
- For his part, Frey was in a jovial mood, joking with the crowd throughout the night.
- Marie looked up at the girl and saw in place of the normally jovial smile an expression of sincerity.
- The three men laughed and continued the jovial remarks until their lunches arrived.
- The door banged open then and William flounced into the room with a jovial grin.
- Larry will be remembered for his lively, jovial manner for whom work was his pleasure.
- Of course it will be delivered with a jovial smile and a pat on the back.
- He was joined by friends for the special occasion and was in jovial form as usual.
- She sighed and turned her head to look behind her and gave him a jovial smile.
- While during the day it is very relaxing, at night it is jovial and good humoured.
- His method of interacting with patients was to be jovial and carefree in an effort to relax them.
- Despite my trying to remain jovial and positive Gerald was miserable and moody.
- The laugh was deep and jovial, yet any listener could pick out the sinister tone.
- His jovial manner and friendly approach sets him aside from all others that ever worked in town.
- The conversation became jovial through the stories they shared about being in a state of intoxication.
- If they were nervous, it was pretty tough to tell, they had such a friendly, jovial way about them.
- But he was mostly in a jovial mood as he conducted a round of interviews.
- The Professor has been drinking and is in a very jovial mood, but he kids you not.
- It took the form of a very jovial round faced friend of mine called Bill who lived two streets away.
- The mood was pretty jovial after the show and the band hung out and mingled.
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