In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(animal)animal que come carne humana
- We want hyenas and lions and feral pigs and other maneaters!
- A tiger turns into a maneater only under extraordinary situations, like when it grows too infirm or disabled to hunt or when there is a scarcity of its natural prey.
- We've probably got about 10 or 12 species that are incapable of biting people and there are only 3 that have been proven to be maneaters.
- Taylor killed on one occasion a lion who lost a fore limb in a trap, and the infirmity had turned him into a dangerous man eater.
- Isn't that supposed to be a maneater, though?
2humorous(woman)devoradora de hombres feminine humorous
- His character, Darren Silverman, is in the right place at the right time, and thus is able to hook up with the ‘queen of all hotties’, Judith, who turns out to be a maneater.
- Fevvers's good-time girl is about a hundred times healthier than Annabel's white-clad, world-fearing maneater.
- She is a real maneater - it is as if she is addicted to men and sex and she always had to have a boyfriend.
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