In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(book, film etc)clásico masculinea golden oldie — un viejo éxito
- If we ask Lameville High to provide it we'll probably end up playing oldies.
- Why would a record company place a newly discovered work of art on an album that's a collection of oldies and call it a bonus track?
- Shadow sings selections from British and American musicals for the first part and her original songs, together with Shanghai oldies, in the second.
- They played oldies, and most of the people there were around our age.
- Many of the songs sound like rehashed versions of oldies while the band also indulges in experiments with tape loops and minimalist restrictions.
- And the oldies are played by rapidly aging DJs trying to recapture the glory years of early AM Radio.
- Some major record companies have been pushing to introduce flexible pricing, charging more for hit songs and less for oldies, for example.
- A pop song from the 1980s played on the speakers, a musty oldie, something about childhood, a song about innocence.
- These musicians covered everything pop - from oldies to hip-hop to alternapop to bubblegum.
- When she was older, would the radio stations be playing the same oldies they do now, or music from her time.
- Clare's songs are again a mix of favourite oldies and cracking originals, not a misfire among them, taking in pop, big band and samba but possessing a distinctive style.
- Electronica is not my kind of music, I'm more into musicals and oldies, but I am open to anything that is good.
- My friend stayed in the room that had the live band playing oldies and top forty songs.
- Dad turned on the radio to a channel that played oldies and some new hit songs which was cool, because I wouldn't be stuck listening to Chicago for two hours.
- Some Saturdays we play all oldies and others we play so many different songs.
- He has already presented 200 shows and treated packed audiences with songs ranging from lyrical oldies to pulsating latest chart busters.
- There was an amusing mix of classical and oldies in the film.
- The first three are classic oldies, the fourth and fifth are recent pop hits, and the next three should be familiar to any music geek worth their salt.
- Many new games, but also a few oldies were played during the 7th Ludopathic Gathering.
- I turn on the radio and listen to the oldies as they play again and again on the local station.
2British(person)vejete masculine informalviejales masculine Spain informal
- Pin the wrinkle on the oldie, cellulite toss or blind-man-so-give-me-my-specs-please perhaps?
- I don't think Helen need worry about lack of funds in her old age - there will be far fewer real oldies around to share the national wealth.
- But I don't recall her ever mugging any fellow oldies in the Post Office pensions queue.
- He was then dropped into various oldie clubs (day centres etc) and less wrinkly locations to give him an insight in what it would be like to be old.
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