In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1risilla femininerisita feminine
- If anyone speaks to them, they look sideways at one another and stifle their sniggers.
- You can imagine the silence, broken perhaps by a stifled snigger, that met that suggestion.
- There were sniggers and giggles all around the room and then everyone started talking.
- There were a few sniggers but it just sounded as though we were crying.
- A couple of women get self-conscious about the terrible silence and attempt to fill it with nervous sniggers.
- Even if it does all end in sniggers, at least you can say you weren't afraid to try.
- I hear the beginning of a snigger in the back of the classroom.
- But because of our sniggers and our sneers, we overlooked two rather surprising corollaries to this glamour business.
- I woke up to the sound of stifled sniggers.
- We started to laugh again, muffling our sniggers with our mittened hands.
- There was a shocked silence followed by a few sniggers from the commentary box.
- But unlike in ordinary life, their tales of downfall are not treated with sniggers; they're treated with awe, a certain kind of humility, and sympathy and understanding.
- This version is puerile, including jokes that could hardly have raised a snigger when first heard and turns of speech abandoned for over a generation.
- Having been a dedicated smoker for many years now, I was headed downstairs for a cigarette, when I heard quiet sniggers in the stairwell.
- There were a few sniggers from the back, which soon became open laughter.
- The other girls on the team just stare at me, while I hear a deep snigger somewhere in the background.
- It's played for laughs, or should that be sniggers?
- When I announced at training that my car had been stolen, there were a few sniggers.
- Their sniggers and smirks would come to a halt when they would then discover that their hands were empty.
- I fought to keep from rolling my eyes, and I felt Gabriel stifle a snigger next to me.
1(por lo bajo) reírseto snigger at / about sth — reírse / burlarse de algo
- She sniggered and the rest of them laughed along.
- A group of oriental fisherman passed behind him, sniggered, and disappeared into duty free bazaar run by an Indian who could manage a few words of Russian when he had to.
- I heard the class snigger as I buried my head under my arms.
- Kenny sniggered softly, but Jason shot his younger brother an annoyed look.
- His friends sniggered with disbelief when he said was no longer using any drugs at all.
- I was still sniggering quietly when something slimy hit me in the head.
- He lifted his shirt to show his muscles and later in the programme, sniggered that this was the ‘best health club’ around.
- I sniggered again, but didn't comment.
- He began to laugh, and some of the henchmen sniggered too.
- I looked above them to see everyone else that was in the library sneering and sniggering at me.
- Sabrina's three friends sniggered and Sabrina stuck her tongue out.
- A few people sniggered and he smirked, balancing his blazer on the other arm, fully aware of his authority.
- The three of them smiled and gave each other knowing glances, sniggering quietly.
- So I turned around to see all of Conners friends pointing and sniggering at me.
- The assembled news pack sniggered quietly as the school ma'am got her just deserts.
- They smiled to his face, shook his hand, acted impressed, wished him well, and went away sniggering behind his back.
- She sniggered softly, as if she'd never heard anything more ridiculous in her life.
- To his left, he saw and heard the two youngest of his team snigger, but a steely glare wiped the smug look from their faces.
- Everyone sniggered behind his back for his lack of personality.
- Felicity took one look at old Mrs. Briney and burst out laughing, sniggering and pointing at her.
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