In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sentimentaloidesensiblerohe's completely soppy about / on her — se le cae la baba por ella informal
- And you're not the only soppy romantic around here.
- Without getting all soppy about it, we've been a great story for football, haven't we?
- I was like some girl in a movie theatre, watching this heart-breakingly sad moment in a soppy romantic movie and wanting to stop the moment.
- I come clean in admitting I am a soppy sentimentalist at heart.
- You don't have to sit in the full lotus position with a soppy smile on your face.
- Some story threads are underdeveloped, and Emily's soppy character is wisely ditched early on.
- The lifeboat fund can well do without such soppy sentiments.
- He was bold, outrageous, witty, shocking and sympathetic without being the least bit soppy or sentimental.
- The message is a bit soppy, but most of the story isn't.
- You love all things fluffy and lovely, and probably enjoy romantic novels and soppy poems.
- What threatens to be merely a soppy love story among the wagons and petticoats becomes something more dramatic.
- There's no story; no soppy lyrics; it's not exploitative or nasty; it's closer to circus, but with simpler tricks and better music.
- Having started off writing formulaic commercial fiction, soppy stories for women's magazines, she now begins each novel knowing little more than how she wants it to feel.
- You could do soppy romantic things like that and people would just roll their eyes at you and leave you be.
- It is clever without being slick, sentimental without being soppy.
- I thought it was going to be some soppy 1930's romantic comedy and while it wasn't exactly Kafka it was better than I was expecting.
- But after they'd proved to each other they weren't soppy romantics, they admitted there was more to the story.
- If you're soppy and sentimental you may like it; but otherwise, I wouldn't bother.
- I feel it is very insulting to be treated as a silly, soppy older woman.
- And with that unfocused and slightly soppy sentiment, I'm off to bed.
- As a soppy old romantic I didn't mind who got the girl as long as Arthur got his cup of tea.
- He wanted to tell her that, soppy and sickeningly sentimental as it sounded, he'd have missed her more than words could entirely express.
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