In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lío masculinejaleo masculinefollón masculine Spain informalto make a to-do about sth — armar un lío / jaleo por algo
- Much to-do has been made about whether dreaming arguments are self-refuting.
- Just to tease the boss, the drovers made a big to-do about who would sit next to Laurie but, in the end, Gil ended up at her side.
- Any further to-do will be met with my husband coming round to the surgery to give you a good hiding.
- They had a to-do just last week, when Simon had to tell her not to resign from politics.
- Gareth Holmes and electrician James Asherton had a bit of a to-do over James' craftsmanship on Gareth's home.
- We make a big to-do about men's infidelity, but what about unfaithfulness among women?
- There also was a bit of a to-do over what constituted a ‘strip cell’.
- When they returned to the foyer there had been a bit of a to-do with Oliver.
- This is not the time to make a big to-do about our report for a few weeks, and then put it into the deep freeze.
- Much to-do has been made of the relationship as depicted between Hephaistion and Alexander.
- This back and forth happens once or twice more, and then there's a little to-do because the tyke has wet the little pants she is wearing.
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