In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/arms) flaco(arms/person) flacucho informal(space) estrecho US informal(space) angosto Latin America US informal
2informal(mocha/coffee/latte) con leche descremada(coffee/mocha/latte) con leche desnatada Spain
1USinformalthe skinny — la información confidencial
- I was a skinny kid, not athletic or anything, but I wanted to go to the parties with the football players and stuff.
- The sight of several toffs sipping skinny lattes in the crowd suggest those Arsenal fans made it in.
- Ultimately, Jessica's relationship dilemma feels about as agonising as choosing between a skinny decaf latte and a grande mochaccino.
- Would Steve McQueen have been a skinny latte man?
- We wonder what the response would be if we went in and asked for a skinny hazelnut latte.
- Or just grab a skinny cappuccino or latte for a low-calorie warm drink.
- I wouldn't go in there, though, to the truck stop and ask for a skinny decaf soy latte.
- She was short and skinny with long blonde hair and big blue eyes.
- Sipping a skinny mocha, I looked out over the car park, watching families arriving and leaving.
- Everyone tells me I'm too skinny, but I say I'm not.
- Is there no escape from skinny lattes and froth?
- 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.
- He could do many, many things, although he was small and skinny for his age.
- Our more cosseted generation is more likely to spend its Saturday afternoons sipping skinny lattes in city centre coffee bars.
- I like skinny boys with dark hair too.
- Some of us even want a skinny mocha decaff latte with a twist.
- These are the concerns that skinny people never have to think about.
- He was fairly skinny with grey hair and a bald patch at the very top of his head.
- She sees skinny people on TV and in magazines and wants to look like them, but getting there is beyond her.
- A GM double-decaff skinny latte will not be available for several years.
- Despite MTV, skinny lattes and text-messaging, third millennium Tarry Flynns do emerge.
- Here, have some bread, have some cheese, don't be so skinny.
- Is Hallie still trying to make herself skinny?
- A very skinny girl wandered in silently a few seconds later.
- Ten years ago we didn't just hang out in coffee bars, paying more for a skinny cappuccino than we did for real drinks.
- I know your music isn't much chop but you're a nice girl, and I'd gladly shout you a skinny decaf latte.
- I think it's ridiculous that they have to be so skinny.
- Parson wondered if Ryder would get mad if he gave her some food, she looked awfully skinny.
- He's a really skinny guy, but man, can he eat.
- They gnaw on their own bones to make themselves skinny.
- Among them was a very skinny, red-haired girl.
- "I'm a vegan and I looked awfully skinny at one point, " she explains.
- When they were forced by the scientists to gain weight, the skinny people still kept up their fidgety ways.
- Instead, they're like some dangerous cult, full of bow-legged, wiry weirdos in garish outfits, fuelled on sour dough toast and skinny latte.
- The daughter of an Aberdeen oilman, you could imagine her drinking skinny lattes over a copy of Vogue.
- She had blonde hair, green eyes, and was extremely tall and skinny for her age.
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