In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologyciervo masculinevenado masculine
- Red deer stags greeted me on the ridge crest and a buzzard wheeled away over the corrie below.
- Beyond it great beams of light lit up the depths of Glen Loyne and somewhere down below, red deer stags roared defiance at each other across the glen.
- Around 70,000 red deer stags and hinds are shot every year out of a total population of around 350,000 animals that has been growing since the Second World War because of increasingly mild winters and a lack of natural predators.
- I camped high in the glen, with a golden eagle and a clutch of red deer stags for company.
2BritishFinanceespeculador al alza que compra valores de una nueva emisión para obtener beneficios rápidos
1(go/dine) sin mujeres
- She hadn't had enough courage to ask anyone else and had decided the previous day that she would go stag.
- Nina and Beth were going stag, and they were going to meet up with Topher, Jill, and their dates at this little Italian dive called Pomodoro.
- I refuse to go stag, especially with my ankle; I'd just be sitting on the sidelines the entire night.
- She refused to go stag to a Valentines day party so after Ashton left she would have the house to herself, hell!
- The Grumbleweeds maintain the enviable skill of being able to entertain an audience ranging from family to stag to corporate with apparent ease.
- No but you two both came stag and I think it would be nice of you to dance with her since she's alone,
- ‘Most everyone's going stag and probably going to pick someone up, you know how it is,’ she shrugged.
- If even nice, quiet, very, very shy Natalie Pierce has a date then I mind as well give up now, go stag, and wear a sign that says ‘loser’ around my neck.
- She had a hard time believing that someone with the hotness quotient of Kent would go stag.
- Even Selene has a date - with Kyle, go figure - and I'm going to be the only one going stag.
- As more betrothed couples pay for their weddings themselves, guest lists have gotten shorter, and even close friends are expected to come stag.
- She's really bummed and she doesn't want to go stag.
- She had made up her mind last night that she would be okay with the fact that she was going stag to the dance.
- But, if she tried to go stag and meet Jack there, her father would probably decided to go on a road trip, which would be better for the family and soul.
1comprar (valores de una nueva emisión) para obtener beneficios rápidos
- The restriction could limit the opportunity for stagging the stock.
- When investors rediscover stagging - applying for shares in new (and typically low quality) companies with the intention of selling them at the first opportunity for a quick profit - then it's time to worry.
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