In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to primp one's hair — arreglarse el pelo
- to primp oneself — acicalarse
- The contestants, from 11 Asian countries, Germany and France, primped backstage as they answered questions about themselves.
- Walking over to the door, I primped my hair a bit and smiled.
- Time we'd got home and I'd put our lunch together, the afternoon was well under way and so we decided I should absent myself again while Graham dashed round to primp and preen the place and see the visitors through.
- I had spent the afternoon before primping - washing my hair, deliberating over clothes, and carefully applying makeup, all with Trisha's help.
- There's a reporter who has no idea the cam is on and he's rehearsing and primping and preening.
- And now here he is, primping his hair, smoothing down the front of his striped shirt just to get the relationship back on track.
- Her normally neat and primped hair was now disheveled and arranged on her head as though she'd purposely stuck her head out of a car window on the highway.
- She's always primping, putting on makeup, taking extraordinary care with her hair, her looks, her clothes.
- And they are right to some extent - I'm not an exercise buff, I don't starve myself, and I don't spend hours primping in front of the mirror.
- He primped and preened for the cameras like a Hollywood diva.
- I prefer wearing my hair down and spending my time doing things other than primping.
- Oh, and let me tell you… I already did my hair, brushed my teeth, shaved, plucked, primped, deodorized, sprayed myself with cologne and got dressed before he even picked out the underwear he was going to wear.
- She looked at her fingernails with great interest and, seeming satisfied, moved on to primp her hair.
- Varsha was a respectable opponent, but she spent most of her time out of the arena primping and shopping, caring for nothing more than her appearance in public.
- Unlike some people I know, I don't need to spend hours primping and admiring myself in the mirror.
- The contestants primp and preen, surrounded by clucking coteries of friends and parents.
- You primp, you preen, you eat just right enough to get that bathing suit to hang just so.
- Saturday night, Kara was primping in front of the mirror and nervously fussing with her hair.
- She primped her hair one more time, and blotted her lips once, for good luck.
- Meg slipped on her long pink dress, and stood in front of the mirror, primping her hair playfully.
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