In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to have had a skinful — estar como una cuba informal
- Once you've had a skinful you'll get really sick - mixture of the alcohol and the sunstroke.
- The Bury-born actor is backing a campaign to stop the British boozing habit of having a skinful of ale and then going home for a fry-up.
- At 11 pm the streets will not be full of people who have had a skinful.
- Somebody who has had a skinful is a medical problem first and foremost and not a public order problem.
- He said: ‘By the time they get to the pub they've already had a skinful.’
- Please keep the risqué ones away from my family, at least until they have had a good skinful.
- Many hours pass and our two heroes have had (not to put too fine a point on it) an absolute skinful.
- She sees it this way too, until she's had a skinful and then it's back to the tears again.
- Why don't they mention the yuppies or the businessmen who have a skinful on a Friday night in the wine bar after work?
- As ever, it is a time for good cheer, good will to all men and a good skinful of alcohol.
- The daylight hallucinations of Mr.Darko strike a chord with someone who has drank a skinful the night before and is shivering in the post booze darkness.
- Who'll know at a glance what bus they can get home at 3am after a skinful?
- People also assume that it's impossible to relax unless they've had a skinful.
- Having it at night when the majority of attendees have had a fair skinful already also helps I suppose.
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