In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1argot masculine(expression/term) (before noun) argóticoarmy/student slang — argot militar/estudiantil masculine
- All those obscenities and repeated slang phrases may be authentic but they tend to impoverish the language of his books.
- Worse still, we happily appropriate other nation's slang terms as our own.
- All their songs were full of slang phrases and raps.
- But the best thing about Braff's report is his delight over our national slang words.
- It also results in the legitimate public use of words that in other contexts are regarded as slang.
- Many words in English have obscure origins, particularly those which may be said to have risen in the world from lowly origins in argot, cant or slang.
- Tibetans liberally sprinkle proverbs into daily conversations as a substitute for slang phrases.
- Imagine Logan's glee that day when he received a hundred emails with every dirty slang word I could think of.
- The repeated word doesn't have to be slang, or a greeting, or anything else in particular.
- Previous studies of slang terms for female and/or male genitalia have found rich variety.
- In the article about slang words used by different Western nationalities, we have this gem.
- The use of slang has been common among doctors for years, despite official disapproval of derogatory terms.
- It's hard enough for me to understand English with all these slang words kids are trying to add to it.
- The kid who knew and used the latest slang word was definitely a higher grade than the kid who hadn't used it.
- New slang terms appear to fit within the same categories, rather than radically challenging them.
- We found that respondents disagreed about the specific meaning of even the most common slang terms.
- He would use rhyming slang for words that were slang already.
- But I see from the list there's no mention of the gay slang language of Polari?
- The older slang meaning of the phrase is a hollow sarcastic obedience.
- Analysis of the semantic or metaphorical categories in genital slang is not common.
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