In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(room) desordenarshe mussed her hair — se despeinó
- She didn't care that the dirt was spoiling her dress or that a high wind was beginning and mussing her hair.
- ‘Awww you're so sweet Robert’ Macy commented warmly, mussing my hair.
- He just stands in my kitchen, mussing his hair, picking at a photo of us on my fridge.
- ‘You guys are weird,’ Kimberley said, mussing Clay's already-tousled hair and walking out.
- She settled for simply mussing his hair and calling him John-boy.
- There was a knock on the door, Tony mussed his hair with one hand and looked into the mirror quickly.
- And all without landing a punch, or mussing his suit.
- I lifted him up and sat him on my lap, mussing his hair a little.
- Liam smiled and invited himself inside, mussing his nephew's hair as he passed.
- The brown-haired boy mussed his hair in exasperation, growling in his frustration.
- Warren nodded and ran a hand through his tousled hair, mussing it up even further.
- Hero opened her mouth to reply, but he silenced her by mussing her hair.
- He was perfectly calm, but then he took his other hand and mussed her hair.
- He mussed Alan's blonde hair and Alan felt a touch of warmth and a bit of guilt.
- I ran my fingers through my hair, mussing it up a little.
- Her hair was mussed and falling over her eyes, her clothes wrinkled and disheveled.
- ‘Oh, that's okay,’ Wendy said, mussing Erin's hair affectionately.
- She mussed his hair as she walked behind him, and he swung his arms at her, trying to catch her so he could do the same.
- You can almost feel the energy blowing off the screen, mussing your hair and plastering a big smile onto your face.
- She loved fussing over him, mussing his hair and trying to force him to take home food.
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