In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bed) sin hacer(bed) destendido Latin America
- The meticulous arrangements of fabric are as far from an unmade bed as you can imagine, and they pack a double punch.
- She left behind her what one friend called ‘a trail of unmade beds.’
- The two visit the empty houses of their good friends and leave the gifts there, woven amongst the foliage of house plants and resting on the pillows of unmade beds.
- He found that the master bedroom to be in chaos, with an unmade bed and clothes scattered everywhere.
- The skirt is deliberately like that - all bunched up like an unmade bed, ready to show the world a flash of her granny girdle.
- It was a standard room, modified by sloppy use: a sweaty, unmade bed and square table, both cluttered with newspapers and magazines.
- I didn't want my unmade bed to be what people saw, so we bought the room divider.
- I took the photo with the cards propped up on my unmade bed.
- During the strike, even high rollers in Atlantic City's casino hotels slept in unmade beds and ate with plastic forks as managers stepped in to serve them.
- Tracey Emin won fame in 1999 with her unmade bed surrounded by soiled underpants, condoms and champagne corks.
- After a moment, which actually is an hour later in reality, John felt absolutely exhausted and wanted to throw his body onto his unmade bed.
- There are jars of tea leaves, a basketball, an unmade bed, desk, shelf, mirror on the mantelpiece.
- Her bed was unmade and a pile of clothes was on the floor, which is so not Libby.
- And because I was a dork and didn't do it right away when I took the clean sheets out of the dryer, my bed is unmade.
- Her eyes traveled longingly to her large, unmade bed that she wouldn't sleep on for another month are two, at least.
- In the past, winners of the prestigious (as everyone short of an adjective refers to it) prize have included such interesting items as unmade beds and pickled cows.
- The idea was to make the title of the record the complete opposite of the cover of the album [where Kemmis is portrayed sitting on an unmade bed in a dingy hotel room].
- Her bed was unmade and her rug lumped with clothes.
- He went upstairs to the master bedroom and sat on the edge of the unmade bed.
- I walked past the unmade bunk beds and clothes laying all over the floor.
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