In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1trasero masculine informal euphemistic
- Bureaucrats are not known for their boldness; if something bad happens, they want some sort of shelter for their posteriors.
- As my posterior touches down on porcelain, I let out a sigh of relief.
- But if things do fall apart completely, we appear to be fortuitously well prepared for a descent into cannibalism judging by the plethora of plump posteriors wandering the malls.
- People pack the cafes to eat several courses at lunch, yet their posteriors do not require three or four chairs apiece.
- By the time you stand up you feel like you have a basket weave pattern embossed on your posterior.
- But when it comes time to make that decision, almost 40 per cent of us fail to remove our posteriors from the couch and forfeit our voice in the nation's affairs.
- My legs carried my plump, childish body to near her face, and I rested my posterior upon the ground.
- In fact, it's fairly easy to tell how much a person exercises just by checking out their posterior.
- Only once did I have a crash landing and create a hugely attractive mould of my posterior in the sand.
- He wriggles his posterior, as though testing the chair's rating for comfort.
- Tabes dorsalis involves the dorsal roots and posterior columns of the spinal cord.
- He had macroglossia, and a posterior position of the soft palate.
- There was also a single, small cerebral metastasis in the white matter of the posterior occipital lobe.
- The posterior lobe of the pituitary gland or neurohypophysis contains unique glial elements referred to as pituicytes.
- When cool, insert a good knife or poultry shears, where the body and the tail are joined and cut towards the posterior, then turn the lobster around and cut toward the anterior.
- When body fluids become concentrated, more antidiuretic hormone is released from the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland, and acts in the kidneys to promote retention of water.
- The Japanese data were also recently released by the Ministry of Finance of Japan but are available only for the period posterior to May 1991.
- It would be folly, therefore, not to assign the authorship of the "Commentary" to a time posterior to the Early Edition.
- If our recognition of a Greek idiom in Ecclesiastes is valid, it points to a date posterior to the conquest of Alexander the Great.
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