In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1octogenario masculineoctogenaria feminine
- Set in a seniors' home, it explores a romance between a couple of octogenarians and the discomfort it causes their offspring.
- In Shanghai, news about ailing octogenarians abandoned by their children is disheartening, gnawing at the consciences of upright people.
- His successor will, I'm sure, still be remembered with affection by many octogenarians.
- We meet so many kinds of people under one roof, from students to enterprising octogenarians, plumbers to novelists.
- ‘We are good at pretending to be modest,’ he says of his fellow octogenarians.
- The past decade in the United States has been one in which the entire population, from teens to octogenarians, has gotten fatter.
- Mostly in their fifties, the banañeros suffer from kidney failure, diminishing eyesight and bones that are weakening at the rate of octogenarians.
- Should we imagine a lot of annoyed octogenarians tottering around?
- Is anyone seriously suggesting that, say, octogenarians should qualify for stacking shelves at Dunnes Stores?
- I see teenagers and octogenarians sharing jokes.
- It has a hundred members that include octogenarians, young social workers, mums and a few professional people.
- Children of all ages from toddlers to octogenarians came to pay tribute to one of the true heroes of Irish sport.
- So I think the fact that two octogenarians want to get married is something to celebrate, something good.
- Charles is anxious for details of this little-known show but it seems likely that only octogenarians would now recall it.
- The octogenarians, whose big day is today, are hosting a party for 70 people at the Woodlands Club in Calne tomorrow evening.
- The usual result of an amateur stunt sequence is underdeveloped, static motion that looks like obese octogenarians swing dancing.
- And when I read of the activities of many octogenarians, I think that relative to them I am still ‘middle-aged’.
- There are 70 of them - several octogenarians - sitting in the road to block the main entrance.
- The age span of last year's winners ranged from teenagers to octogenarians.
- Surely, the Internet publications would generate no revenue for the author, but few octogenarians still are searching for additional income.
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