In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cuento (chino) masculine informalbola feminine Spain informal
- He is trying to pull off the biggest snow job in political history.
- The entire population must then involve themselves in a massive snow job, trying to convince a young physician that this tiny town is the best place for him to settle.
- Most players in the Middle East believe such assurances are a snow job.
- It was a brilliantly engineered, impeccably staffed snow job.
- But an unconvinced researcher in the beleaguered petroleum industry says the sales job is really a snow job.
- Naturally, skepticism abounded about the whole thing being a snow job.
- ‘After a while, you learn the lingo, you learn the body language, and you know they're giving you a snow job,’ she says.
- It's funny - I'm not really the romantic type of girl, and frequently such gestures make me view someone askance, wondering what's with the big snow job.
- Bottom line, this article bears all the telltale signs of a journalistic snow job.
- So in a sense, you've done a very effective snow job.
- But as per the successful snow job of U.S. operators, it seems to be confining its inquiries to international termination inputs.
- But what we ultimately get is a Hollywood snow job.
- This is just a political snow job on behalf of the union bureaucracy.
- Jennie has always been able to see through a snow job.
- A good product really doesn't require a hard sell approach complete with a snow job in fine print.
- During the American Revolution Bicentennial in 1976, there were demonstrations all over the country against the snow job being sold by the Powers That Be.
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