In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The image of anxious and world-weary detectives puffing frantically on cigarettes outside interview rooms may still be a hallmark of TV drama.
- Pop music has always possessed a fetish for the combination of youth and musical skill, apparently since it takes a mature, world-weary mind to write a catchy pop hook.
- ‘Good luck trying to find your trends,’ he said with a world-weary head shake.
- Her boss, Keith, is a world-weary figure whose vast experience is matched by his ineffectiveness.
- His growling voice, verging on the world-weary, hints at the ancient blues roots of his songs.
- The man operating the cash register sighed in a world-weary fashion and darted his eyes around to ensure there weren't too many people around.
- This is a tough, cynical world with plenty of murders and world-weary cops trying their best to solve them.
- If his concern is with a number of unfortunate people dying, then just let him note the tragedy and leave the world-weary evaluations alone.
- Lengthy bonding scenes follow in which, inevitably, the hardened, world-weary, cynical bodyguard learns to love the winsome little blonde.
- He's cynical, world-weary and he won't call you the next day.
- He reverts to the world-weary pundit voice known to viewers.
- Indeed, he's knackered and at times seems world-weary.
- We learn about her politics, her home life, and we become very familiar with her world-weary wit, but still she fails to ring true as a person.
- Most of them feature sparkle-eyed children with an innocent faith in wonder winning out over cynical world-weary adults.
- Replace it with despair, or with a world-weary cynicism.
- Rawlins operates on the streets, filtering the ghetto life around him through a world view that is cynical to the point of world-weary.
- It was a victory to bring a smile to the face of even the most cynical and world-weary sport-watcher.
- I expect world-weary people, who show the physical and emotional scars of time on the inside and hold a high level of cynicism about the outside world.
- She issues world-weary, no-nonsense wisdom as she tries, repeatedly, to convince heavyset Deb that bigger is better.
- Aged far beyond his 47 years, he is frumpy and world-weary.
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