In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(everything)to go the full monty — ir a por todas Spain informal
- I was going for the really basic medical check, rather than the full monty, mainly as it was the cheapest option.
- Next day, I couldn't resist the pull of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding and cooked up the full monty.
- I think I'll treat her to the full monty at the car wash tomorrow.
- On another wall an assortment of breakfasts from the full monty to the modest vegetarian was advertised.
- Norway's sprinting squad has gone the full monty for charity.
- I'm not certain whether shareholders can expect the full monty through their letterboxes, but they might think about clearing a space just in case.
- For the full monty, you'd have to look at how the Consumer Credit Act (and subsequent regulations) says it has to be done.
- It had hairpin bends and was in the blaze of the midday sun - the full monty as far as mountains go.
- He wants the full monty - and he'd even pay for it.
- The meal was the full monty ending up with cheese and a port of which I had several glasses.
2(total nudity)to do the full monty — quedar(se) en cueros informal
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