In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1frescura feminine informaldescaro masculine
- The Americans kept taking sass from the British and didn't object because they were real weenies back then.
- A well-cut skirt that moves around the knee adds just the right amount of sass to a conservative hemline.
- The intensity of the vocals gradually build, the tremolo becomes more wild, and when the orchestra begins to hit on the bridge she comes out street-smart and full of sass.
- But Lauren Kennedy, though she sings agreeably, is too ordinary as Nellie: a woman who is prepared to overcome her Arkansas origins to marry a French planter needs a bit of sass.
- The ranger could take only so much sass from a man.
- This is blues rock cranked up to 70's stadium level, full of sass and attitude.
- The movie is in dire need of some sass, not to mention a drop or two of genuine emotion.
- I also got a little bit of sass over the use of plywood.
- You've got sass, style, and a ‘I don't care about nothing’ type attitude.
- She immediately slaps Rafferty and doesn't take his sass.
- Ruth is a pretty funny lady, but her sass and verve seem to be overplayed and pretty much misused here.
- Delivered with that kind of sass, some audiences might find these plays hard to take.
- I don't need any more of your insubordination, young man, and I certainly don't need your sass.
- Any child that projects sass or any attitude walks home empty handed!
- Sure, the track picks up a new tone: sass and swagger, winking and wiggling.
- One of the first things we learn from listening to these characters is that they may be poor, struggling, and practically desperate, but by golly, they have sass.
- I couldn't recognise the yearner of the poems in this woman of sass and spirit.
- The perfect package of sleek soul and street sass, she shifted a remarkable 12 million records.
- In New York, Milan and Paris, designers continued to embrace the polished and sophisticated glamour of last fall, adding a bit of playfulness, a hint of sass and a whole lot of color.
- Using her intelligence, sass and humour she's become living proof that the size of your bottom doesn't dictate your chances of success in life.
1hablarle descaradamente adon't you sass me, young man! — ¡más respeto, jovencito!
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