In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Judas masculineJudas Iscariot/ˈdʒudəs,ˈdʒuːdəs — Judas Iscariote
- To his foes, he is a Judas who betrayed loyal friends.
- I want to leave here in the right circumstances, not be seen as a Judas.
- That doesn't make him a Judas - he's quite entitled to move on.
- She wondered uneasily if the group included a Judas.
- Audrey is in purgatory and Ken is no better than a Judas.
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