In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on door)aldaba femininellamador masculine
- Someone started to ring the doorbell while someone else was banging the knocker.
- Stepping resolutely forward, the red-head lifted the heavy brass knocker.
- Brighton lifted the brass knocker on the door, and let it drop.
- He lifted the heavy knocker and knocked again.
- She walked up to the door and banged the knocker once.
slangmelones masculine informaltetas feminine informal
- That is the policy of the knockers and the naggers.
- The critics and the knockers were out in force to quickly write off their chances.
- But the knockers were silenced when Wigan claimed their first piece of silverware in four years, thanks to a 21-12 success over their bitter rivals.
- Grant's gritty man-of-the-match performance against Crewe on Saturday was the perfect answer to criticism from manager Stan Ternent and the knockers in the Turf Moor stands.
- The fiery Welshman has his knockers just like Windass.
- What do the Bush detractors and the America knockers say now?
- He may have his legion of knockers who scoff at his lack of goals compared with his wage packet.
- Such a scenario is meat and drink to the increasing band of media knockers seemingly intent on dismissing Bolton's chances of avoiding the drop.
- The 10-year-old survived yet another season of calls for his retirement, thwarting his knockers with four victories, which took his career earnings past the £1m mark.
- Fallon, badly injured in a fall at Royal Ascot last June, resumed riding in Dubai over the winter, but has had his share of knockers since returning to Britain last month.
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