In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1barriga feminine informalpancita feminine informaltripita feminine Spain informalguatita feminine Chile informal
- Baby dogs get upset tummies all the time, especially Goldens - there's nothing they won't try to eat.
- It feels wonderful, the intellectual equivalent of having your tummy tickled.
- With Britney baring her belly every chance she gets, tummies are getting more attention than ever.
- Chucky's temperature is normal but his tummy is showing signs of tenderness.
- I feel fitter, and running my hand over my tummy now and finding there is not so much of it there any more makes me feel great!
- Little Chloe Hampson may have missed out on her chance of swimming with dolphins because of a tummy upset.
- Our initial examination of the kitten revealed a huge umbilical hernia - a lump on her tummy as big as a chestnut.
- My tummy will be so trim, my pelvis will stop it from ever touching the wall.
- Doctors told the expectant mother that she had a tummy bug and a slight whiplash.
- I had had four children and I wanted to get rid of the excess round my tummy.
- In three weeks, if all goes to plan, we'll hear the heart of our baby, beating inside of my tummy.
- I had a tummy ache from drinking two cans of Red Bull and gobbling a Snickers bar half hour before the test.
- When I found out that the tummy bug I'd been suffering from, was in fact a baby, I sat on the stairs and cried.
- If he were back home, his mom would rub his tummy and give him an aspirin to calm his nerves.
- Conventional painkillers can sometimes cause upset tummies, and herbal medicines, such as Devil's Claw and Bromelain, can often be quite valuable as pain-relievers - without any side effects.
- My feet and legs are back to normal, and my tummy is deflating visibly.
- Before I knew it my tummy boiled and bubbled and reacted in the generally unruly way that neglected tummies do.
- With a full tummy, you can pay for your meal by swiping your card through a nifty wireless gadget.
- It had a little bite on its back, a swollen tummy and was full of fleas.
- Hastie said during the morning she changed John's nappy and thought his lower tummy was swollen.
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