In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1haragán masculineharagana femininevago masculine informalvaga feminine informalflojonazo masculine Mexico Chile informalflojonaza feminine Mexico Chile informalfiacún masculine River Plate informalfiacuna feminine River Plate informal
- With Santa ready to venture down many a chimney, this is an ideal gift for lazybones who aren't keen on the concept of venturing out of bed, for this makes the gruesome task just that little bit easier.
- Though small, they can do wonders because frantically attacking these pests will keep the lazybones on their toes.
- He's been called, variously, a showboat, a stud, a lazybones, a workhorse, a whiner, a powerhouse, an overachiever, an underachiever, you name it.
- ‘Get up, lazybones.’
- Harold had been getting up at 5:30 every day for years; retirement wouldn't be enough to make a lazybones of him.
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