In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(arms/person) flaco(arms/person) flacucho informal(space) estrecho US informal(space) angosto Latin America US informal
- She was short and skinny with long blonde hair and big blue eyes.
- She had blonde hair, green eyes, and was extremely tall and skinny for her age.
- We wonder what the response would be if we went in and asked for a skinny hazelnut latte.
- A GM double-decaff skinny latte will not be available for several years.
- "I'm a vegan and I looked awfully skinny at one point, " she explains.
- I wouldn't go in there, though, to the truck stop and ask for a skinny decaf soy latte.
- Everyone tells me I'm too skinny, but I say I'm not.
- He's a really skinny guy, but man, can he eat.
- I was a skinny kid, not athletic or anything, but I wanted to go to the parties with the football players and stuff.
- I think it's ridiculous that they have to be so skinny.
- I like skinny boys with dark hair too.
- Our more cosseted generation is more likely to spend its Saturday afternoons sipping skinny lattes in city centre coffee bars.
- These are the concerns that skinny people never have to think about.
- Ten years ago we didn't just hang out in coffee bars, paying more for a skinny cappuccino than we did for real drinks.
- Is Hallie still trying to make herself skinny?
- Among them was a very skinny, red-haired girl.
- The sight of several toffs sipping skinny lattes in the crowd suggest those Arsenal fans made it in.
- Sipping a skinny mocha, I looked out over the car park, watching families arriving and leaving.
- Or just grab a skinny cappuccino or latte for a low-calorie warm drink.
- She sees skinny people on TV and in magazines and wants to look like them, but getting there is beyond her.
- Some of us even want a skinny mocha decaff latte with a twist.
- They gnaw on their own bones to make themselves skinny.
- A very skinny girl wandered in silently a few seconds later.
- Is there no escape from skinny lattes and froth?
- Despite MTV, skinny lattes and text-messaging, third millennium Tarry Flynns do emerge.
- Would Steve McQueen have been a skinny latte man?
- The daughter of an Aberdeen oilman, you could imagine her drinking skinny lattes over a copy of Vogue.
- I know your music isn't much chop but you're a nice girl, and I'd gladly shout you a skinny decaf latte.
- When they were forced by the scientists to gain weight, the skinny people still kept up their fidgety ways.
- Ultimately, Jessica's relationship dilemma feels about as agonising as choosing between a skinny decaf latte and a grande mochaccino.
- He was fairly skinny with grey hair and a bald patch at the very top of his head.
- He could do many, many things, although he was small and skinny for his age.
- Here, have some bread, have some cheese, don't be so skinny.
- I didn't know then that one of my sisters had an eating disorder, that she in her skinny body, hated herself as much as I did.
- Parson wondered if Ryder would get mad if he gave her some food, she looked awfully skinny.
- Instead, they're like some dangerous cult, full of bow-legged, wiry weirdos in garish outfits, fuelled on sour dough toast and skinny latte.
2informal(mocha/coffee/latte) con leche descremada(mocha/coffee/latte) con leche desnatada Spain
1the skinny — la información confidencial
- While waiting for him to come back, I called Christine to give her the skinny on what was going on.
- Here's the skinny on the two basic types of paint.
- If you're interested in finding out what's going on, as well as read some first hand accounts by bloggers, then Glenn has the skinny.
- You must possess a wonderful memory, not only for statistics and the inside skinny, but also for anecdotes.
- Last week I gave you the skinny on a few Singlespeed alternatives to the 2003 World Championships.
- For those of you with regular jobs, here's the skinny.
- What say I cut to the chase, Gentle Reader, and just give you the skinny on how this plays out, hmm?
- Or maybe you'd like the skinny on the game of the week in the SEC.
- He's got the skinny on about $10 million stashed away in an Amsterdam vault.
- To fortify your defenses, the News talked to a few local experts to get the skinny on how to have a healthy - and slimmer - 2004.
- Here is the skinny on the matter from the Guardian.
- You've already mega-clued your guy into how much you dig him by sharing the skinny with everyone you both know.
- You wanted to know about strength, so here's the skinny.
- A crooked city councilman gives Tony the skinny on waterfront developments that are about to transpire in Newark.
- Here's the skinny on what you can get today - and a preview of technology to come.
- And ‘In Style’ got the skinny on what it takes to get Hollywood's finest red carpet ready.
- Entertainment correspondent Sibila Vargas has the skinny.
- Max is at the press conference and has the skinny.
- One of the best ways to get the skinny on a company is to network with colleagues and decision makers.
- Here's the skinny on the amount of protein in some standard serving sizes of our favorite bodybuilding dairy foods.
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