In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mocoso masculine informalmocosa feminine informal
- There's a decent-sized cult coalition that seems to think this young whippersnapper will eventually do something other than grow his own mutual funds.
- So if he runs again, aged 88, the voters know they would be insane to toss that away just because some young whippersnapper agreed with them about mere politics.
- They need some young whippersnappers in there.
- With all this talk about young whippersnappers trying to get involved in politics, it has been largely overlooked that old coots aren't exactly in the middle of the action.
- Being young and carefree whippersnappers, we at the Reg had never given much thought to our own mortality.
- The harsh reality that we young whippersnappers hate to face is that most people in America actually don't think like us and our friends.
- They survived the Depression, won a world war, put a man on the moon, and educated all of us young whippersnappers who are now trying to tell them what to do.
- A young whippersnapper at the Department of State was willing to discuss this sensitive matter on background.
- Who are these whippersnappers to pooh-pooh him?
- To the average young whippersnapper of today, this would be most risible, but I care not for the follies of youth.
- He was a young whippersnapper who made me feel old, but great fun.
- You have to understand that Ray Charles was a young whippersnapper who looked good.
- See, we old fogies can be just as smart-alecky as the young whippersnappers!
- I can't promise that you'll like everything - though you'd seriously impress any music-mad whippersnappers if you added them all to your collection.
- We'll show those young whippersnappers a thing or two about vomiting in doorways!
- I was going to put the young whippersnapper in his place.
- The Mirror spoke to our young whippersnapper last weekend from London.
- I reckon giving that young whippersnapper an early taste of local body politics will immunise him against parochial politics for life.
- It may be hard for younger whippersnappers to comprehend just how bad music was in the mid-70s.
- Publisher Sander Hicks is a mohawked young whippersnapper, who, despite his defiant appearance, is as slick as they come.
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