In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1donjuán masculinehe's a bit of a ladies' man — le gustan las faldas
- After playing a lady's man for many years, Buchholz reportedly admitted to the weekly Bunte magazine in 2000 that he had bisexual tendencies.
- I am by no means a player or a lady's man; quite the opposite, in fact.
- Reluctantly charmed by the brittle, vulnerable widow, Buddy the smooth-talking ladies' man, softens into something approaching a family guy, but never gets around to telling Abby about his contribution to her bereavement.
- No ring-kissing, no mafia hits, but quite a lady's man, and throughout his marriage he had a tolerant wife of the old school, so you surmise the rest.
- Quite the lady's man, Zach plays hard, and lives his life of privilege to the max.
- When I was growing up, my father was the ultimate ladies' man.
- Mike was definitely the lady's man of the group, and the others had a lot to thank him for, if he hadn't attracted so many women, they probably wouldn't have gotten as much action as they did by taking his leftovers.
- Anthony was a rum lad and a ladies' man, but he wasn't violent.
- Kalvyn was telling another one of his jokes about how he, the great Kalvyn Jemara, was the consummate ladies' man.
- A notorious ladies' man who drove an old station wagon, Drescher, who lived on the property, often mingled with the artists who turned the stark shantytown into Santa Monica's equivalent of the Soho District.
- I've heard lots of stories about how he's such a ladies' man and womanizer.
- If I remember correctly Brett you were a lady's man as well.
- For starters, the usually charismatic Clooney is relatively subdued, appearing as a broken, vulnerable man from the outset, and a million miles away from the smooth-talking ladies' man of old.
- Morgan stresses that ‘Perrot was popularly held to be his [Henry's] son, being large in frame, choleric in temper, tyrannical in government and a lady's man by inclination’ .
- He was by nature a great ladies' man, and like most deep adorers of the sex, never tied up his freedom of general worship by making one willful sacrifice of himself at the altar.
- Alex was a lady's man, and the second he left Hugo, I would undoubtedly be forgotten and he'd move onto the next flavor of the week.
- He seems nice and definitely like a lady's man.
- Michael is a lady's man and had many partners before.
- Being the suave ladies' man that he is, Marty inflates the condom like a balloon, then lets go of it, sending it flying over the shower wall.
- I'd thought he was a lady's man but it turned out he was more of a money man.
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