In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The race will stick to made-up roads and MAFF has given permission for it to go ahead despite the foot and mouth crisis.
- It was evening and I had reached the end of the made-up road, so there was no question but that I should stop before tackling the rough tracks in daylight.
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- Unlike the rest of us, who looked very overly made-up in our stage makeup, she looked natural.
- His face's painted and he's all made-up, looking, in fact, exactly how a pop star should.
- Alma flopped down on the bed and closed her eyes, the made-up lashes stuck out like thorns against her cheeks, ‘I'm in trouble.’
- Every nightclub scene is the same: heavily made-up women on the arms of puffy, gin blossomed men, bloodshot eyes starring at the featured act while nicotine stained fingers fiddle with a martini glass.
- The sophomore continued to cry, and her blue mascara ran down her made-up face as she brokenly and unabashedly sobbed out her story to her friends.
- Her face is overly made-up, thick paints covering deep lines.
- According to this overly made-up woman, the least bit of makeup on us (as well as giving us cancer, in her opinion) made us harlots.
- She is a heavily made-up head, bearing the mythic black hair and pure white skin of Disney's Snow White but with blue eye shadow and a smile painted on with lipstick.
- She emerged from the bathroom all made-up with lipstick, rouge and mascara, clad in a black summer dress with flowers on it, so tiny they looked like spots.
- By the time I arrived, locals were being herded in for the late shift - among them dozens of fierce, heavily made-up women who were not shy about jumping onstage and bra-flashing the crowd.
- Susan Polgar was perfumed, coiffed, made-up and dressed in a sleek black pantsuit, an elegant contrast to the boys and young men hunched over their boards in her Queens, New York, chess club.
- While you may feel like it would be a crime against society to leave home without a fully made-up face, makeup and working out mix like oil and water.
- The Minister's first reaction was to say it was wrong - it was a made-up story.
- Precious or not, made-up stories take us forward or back in time and put us inside the souls of people with whom we have nothing in common.
- In a way though you're just part of an elaborate fantasy - my invisible made-up friends that i talk to in the privacy of my own room.
- But did Meadow's account of these cases prove the existence of a syndrome - or twist the facts into a made-up illness, one that prosecutors have been only too eager to exploit?
- Bea is suggesting made-up names that sound like they could have been invented by a brand manager at an advertising agency.
- Fred plays an international con man, looking for easy prey in ‘Patria,’ a made-up country in South America that bears a suspicious resemblance to the Swiss Alps.
- Nicola recognized, with the way Michael was gesturing, that it was one of his hilarious, usually made-up stories.
- Singing in turn in ancient Gaelic and Aramaic, a language spoken by Semitic people throughout the ancient Middle East, as well as her own made-up language, Gerrard provide here one of her most mystical performances to date.
- Besides being a routine time travel episode, it's also a ‘technobabble’ episode, relying on made-up science and gadgetry to move the plot achingly along.
- I eventually got the cell phone by going back to the first company and giving a different name (my wife's), a different credit card, and a made-up passport number.
- If it's a good read, it's a good read, but why not just publish it as what it is - a made-up story?
- The characters are too made-up and comfortingly false.
- Ron is all faux pretense and made-up mischievousness.
- Meanwhile, Jack has told his pretty young ward Cecily that his visits to town are occasioned by the misbehavior of a made-up brother named Ernest.
- In my book, Thanksgiving is just some made-up holiday someone invented to sell more turkeys, so I wasn't going to do anything for it.
- Nicole Kidman learned a made-up language called ‘Ku’ for The Interpreter - and forgot every last word once the project wrapped.
- He writes his own lyrics, but it's virtually impossible to say in what language, he borrows words from Estonian, Finnish, and even throws in his own made-up vocabulary.
- While utter fabrications - such as phony academic degrees and made-up jobs - are big no-nos, you can commit some sins of omission with virtual impunity.
- I remember a time as a child when my sister and I shared an imaginary world of made-up creatures.
- Apparently, Ricky's made-up rumor turned out to be true.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.