In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(full speed)a todo lo que da informala todo gas informal
- Whipping out lickety-split footwork and curiously fey gestures in improbable succession, his character seemed controlled by external forces.
- Once mealtime is over, cleanup is lickety-split too.
- However, I can now turn over my OR and do my machine check or jam a needle into your spine lickety-split.
- While leaving day-to-day operations to company veterans - unlike most other turnaround artists, he doesn't bring in his own managers - he assembles a restructuring plan lickety-split.
- If he really was a stalker, he'd find it lickety-split.
- These include a lickety-split Don Giovanni (live from Aix), a disc of Beethoven overtures, and Brahms's Third and Fourth Symphonies.
- The high-pressure water stream can eat a hole in your fence or make kindling out of your lattice lickety-split.
- Sure enough, the paint rubs off, lickety-split.
- Before you go from 5K runner to marathoner lickety-split, you'll have to address the second tenet of neuromuscular training: teaching your mind to push through pain, because - we won't lie to you - there's a lot of it.
- You would think that he would tell him to rattle the cage of the Auditor General, and get a report in lickety-split so that they could make an intelligent assessment.
- The man should be lauded for wanting to get places lickety-split.
- We also ordered a bottle of sake, which arrived lickety-split.
- If the human rights committee of the United Nations makes recommendations, there are members in this House who would have those implemented in New Zealand lickety-split.
- After all, they already assemble and disassemble floors lickety-split on top of hockey rinks.
- There's only one man for the job - and I know he'll have you out of here lickety-split.
- The first movement, a lickety-split toccata, exploits what Lees calls a ‘trill’ idea and what I think of as more of a skip.
- The first theme, a lickety-split series of parallel chords hopping up the keyboard, sounds like the giddy mockery of an older person's pomposity.
- Hmm… I don't think Nathaniel is gone for good just yet, although he is not in this chapter… besides, what fun would it be if Thomas and Kate just got together lickety-split?
- Despite stock market woes, people are still buying housing lickety-split, fueled by piles of equity in their current properties and rock-bottom mortgage interest rates.
- And yet he's had a very sunny disposition, telling great stories about how everybody is moving through lickety-split.
2(right away)en menos de lo que canta un gallo
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