In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bronceado masculinemoreno masculine Spain(lotion/oil) (before noun) bronceadorto get a suntan — tostarse
- When Coco Chanel started the craze for suntans in the 1920s, only those who could afford to head for warmer shores were able to indulge in the new fashion.
- Spare a thought for the teachers who returned this week to the chalkface, their Mediterranean suntans fading as fast as the memories of the seven weeks' holiday.
- The drug company was originally interested in the stuff as a drug to help light-skinned people get better suntans.
- Out came the girls and they were an eye-catching lot with their Californian suntans, colt-like legs and high, provocative breasts.
- Beach holidays became increasingly popular; white women valued their suntans as evidence of leisure and style.
- Their bleached blonde hair is slightly lighter than their fake suntans.
- Remember, while fake tans are safer than suntans or solarium tans, it is important to be aware that self-tanning lotions offer little or no protection from UV radiation.
- And we associate suntans with being healthy because people are outside.
- Sunburns and suntans are signs that your skin has been damaged.
- Millions are sporting suntans / sunburn following the Hottest Weekend in British History.
- The ozone layer high in Earth's atmosphere absorbs much of the UV radiation from the sun, but that which reaches the surface can cause suntans and sunburns.
- That would be the equivalent of wanting to sell empty seats on an airplane headed for Alaska to folks who want to get a suntan.
- Biologically, suntans - and dark-pigmented skin in general - tell another, more objective story: that human beings have an ambivalent evolutionary relationship with the sun.
- Both girls had over-the-top suntans, scruffy blonde hair, and very long legs in extremely tight jeans.
- Seeing all those skinny girls in the movies wearing bikinis and their long straight hair and suntans made me feel very Midwestern and un-groovy.
- That muscles have become status symbols signifies that most jobs now no longer call upon physical strength; like suntans, muscles have become an aesthetic of the obsolete.
- You can always tell you're in a football environment because all the women have very long, very straight blonde hair and impossible suntans while the men are all jowly and laugh too loudly.
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