In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(business)hairdressing salon — peluquería feminine
- beauty salon — salón de belleza
- Caroline was a hairdresser at a local salon, the best one there.
- Tutors boast that at the college's Top To Toe hairdressing and beauty training salons, punters get as good a result as in a professional salon - but it might take a bit longer.
- Before her departure to Spain she ran a successful beauty clinic with her sister Deirdre who ran a hairdressers salon at New Line Road.
- Botox injections, which reduce worry lines and crow's feet, are available from beauty clinics, hairdressing salons and at Botox parties held in homes.
- In addition to offering ways to reduce stress, the spa will also house a salon, complete with hair styling, manicures and pedicures.
- Her daughter conducted a salon that became a gathering place for the writers, artists, and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance.
- He returned for a time to the intellectual salons of Paris and then served as French consul in New York City from 1783 to 1790, after which he returned permanently to France.
- Also misleading is the author's claim that Chopin was readily accepted in the Parisian salons as a social equal rather than being merely an entertainer.
- But socially he was entirely at home in those Third Republic salons where politicians mixed with aristocrats, diplomats, and writers.
- Women were not absent from high politics because of the importance of salons in French political life, where hostesses like Juliette Adam played the central role.
3also Salon(exhibition)salón masculineexposición feminine
- Throughout his career Huet exhibited regularly at the Salons of the Academie royale, although from 1779 to 1785 he was increasingly concerned with the decorative arts.
- In their heyday in the 19th century exhibitions like the Salon and the Summer Show were events of great social and artistic importance.
- The painting Bathers at Asnieres roused little enthusiasm among the jury of the official Salon and was rejected.
- It was precisely over the course of the Salons of 1833 and 1834 that Ingres emerged as the unambiguous champion of drawing, the very ‘personification of line,’ to adopt the phrase employed by Theophile Gautier.
- Naively optimistic and resilient, Manet sought honours in the Salons; Degas was cynically indifferent to public acclaim.
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