In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1burdel masculinecasa de putas feminine vulgar slangquilombo masculine River Plate Bolivia slang
- They were children and young women marked for sale into brothels and whorehouses.
- Knowledge of the blue movies filtered out through the prostitutes borrowed from the huge Parisian whorehouses that the vast majority of French men visited.
- Go and settle your appetites in the whorehouses of the city, not on me.
- He runs into an old friend who tells him Ona's cousin Marija is living in a whorehouse, working as a prostitute.
- They believed that an external force - confinement in a whorehouse - would allow them to save some money for themselves and their families.
- The country is considering legalizing whorehouses as a way of attracting tourists.
- One long virtuosic section takes place in a whorehouse after Miralles finds its number stored in his brother's mobile phone.
- But before a month had passed, he'd be at the whorehouses again.
- I can understand why boys would be curious about a whorehouse but that's no place for a girl.
- Pahrump, a small town 60 miles from Las Vegas, is known for its liberal citizens, and its whorehouses.
- I'd wage you were heading to the whorehouse, not work.
- It was the kind of music you'd hear in music halls, saloons, whorehouses, barbershops, anywhere the Police Gazette could be found.
- This mythic territory, once navigated by Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, hosts a journey to declining river towns, tiny evangelical churches, and seedy whorehouses populated by disturbed and disturbing characters.
- One year later she was released when her uncle accidentally found her while visiting the whorehouse as a customer himself.
- Hal and Sir John spend their nights padding about the taverns and whorehouses of London together, producing dialogue such as this.
- He had met his wife in the whorehouse where she was working as a prostitute.
- But all the massage parlours in MoBay are whorehouses.
- It is the economic, financial, political, social and cultural capital of this land, and also the nation's whorehouse, bordello and opium den.
- They're poorly educated, they steal and lie, they grow up to be either gamblers or drunks, or both, who learn about sex at a young age by going to whorehouses.
- So Chesterton's nation with the soul of a church has not closed down its whorehouses.
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