In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(carpet/coat) muy gastado
- He smoked Gitanes, as evidenced by his nicotine-stained moustache, and carried his well-worn gear in a tattered hemp sack.
- The crowd was predominantly middle-aged, many of them clutching well-worn copies of the film fest programme.
- I grabbed my stuff, quickly cramming it into my well-worn and battered backpack, turning around to Rachael.
- She was wearing a well-worn pair of jeans and a old white T-shirt.
- She was quite surprised to see me in my well-worn grass hat.
- He wore a gold sleeper in his left ear, a well-worn, waist-length brown leather jacket, dark blue jeans, a black belt and a gold bracelet.
- Some use the same glove for years, developing a close bond with the well-worn leather.
- Most are following well-worn paths, heading for communities where they know they will be offered temporary accommodation or work.
- A young lady with tan skin and black hair stepped out, wearing a dirty uniform of some kind and well-worn leather boots.
- Signs posted along the well-worn pathways between stages told a story as clear as any folk artist's lyrics.
- Old, but not self consciously so, the Horseshoe Bar has a well-worn wooden counter for planking those weary elbows.
- Two mugs of steaming hot chocolate sat on the mahogany table that was placed between two well-worn leather arm chairs.
- She muttered to me, shifting against my well-worn leather seating.
2(phrase) muy trillado(phrase) muy manido(excuse) poco original
- You'll see this well-worn investment phrase all the time on our discussion boards.
- These are well-worn themes to be sure, but few have the depth of knowledge or the keen language skills of these men.
- It's a well-worn cliché that east meets west in Istanbul.
- Though it won't come easily, well-worn ideas and paradigms will have to be replaced.
- Now, over 60 years later, that well-worn phrase ‘the good auld days’ is brought to life.
- If anyone can add a little grit to the well-worn formula, you might reasonably expect she could.
- To repeat what is now a well-worn phrase, it does in fact take a village to raise a child.
- But last time we had this now well-worn discussion, my friend suggested that I should pick another team.
- She often used this well-worn joke to indicate that she was going into the kitchen to put on the kettle.
- The internal street is a well-worn architectural idea, but here it truly works as a place of social encounter and display.
- A well-worn metaphor is that of providing the fish or teaching someone to fish.
- And like most other well-worn stock market phrases, it's a bad one.
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