In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1representante del americano medio US informal(music/comedy) para el americano medio(name) de americano medio
- Powell was a cipher to inoculate the Republicans from seeming too white-bread.
- We must find some alternative to the most insular tendencies of ethnic social clubs, but not white-bread homogeneity or the romance of going it alone.
- When he was bounced over to the FBI, I mean, my God, talk about a white-bread organization.
- I think it's time for the university to recognize that it's not a white-bread, male-only world anymore.
- Now that one of America's most white-bread movie stars has shown that he's keenly aware of the racial inequities of Hollywood casting, what's everybody else's excuse?
- When Elvis Hunkee and his white-bread family come strolling in, bumped onto NWA's maiden flight, the pace picks up again slightly.
- In her checkered uniform and starched white hat, and with her bubbly good spirits, Betty at first appears to be a familiar caricature of white-bread America.
- Stuck in Fryburg, California, a white-bread suburb of San Diego, Vinnie tries to get over on and is protected by Agent Barney Coopersmith (Moranis).
- Visitors in a modern masterpiece can move between the white-bread platitudes of Norman Rockwell - the other show on view - and south-of-the-border extravagance.
- I, however, am a thoroughly mainstream, white-bread guy.
- We are branded as different, all those of us who have not grown up in generic, white-bread America.
- If this British duo's white-bread synthpop was too exotic and intoxicating for your taste, try this tepid rehash of that '80s sound.
- Before that, before corporate man became a sexy thing, corporate America was a white-bread, repressed, deeply uncool place to be.
- Michael Ontkean, better known as Sheriff Harry Truman in David Lynch's unforgettable Twin Peaks, is Terry's naïve white-bread partner and roommate, Willie Gillis.
- Where the latter projected a very 1970s notion of white-bread southern Californian womanhood, the new angels are ‘independent women’, as the theme tune by Destiny's Child makes explicit.
- And all of sudden, we then get white-bread television, and you know, we'll have television of the '50s again.
- Dean needs to shed his white-bread image and show he can do more than just speak a few sentences of so-so Spanish.
- Six months later, they go on a trip, combining a visit to a Carolinan idiot-savant artist with one to George's white-bread, Christian, closely knit family, where the sophisticate Madeleine is the outsider.
- Her abrupt banishment meant that Mendieta was transformed from an upper-middle-class child grounded in her family and culture to an impoverished outsider living in white-bread, Iowa foster homes.
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