In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ojos) bulging(frente/mentón) prominent(dientes) (before noun) projecting(dientes) sticky-out informal
2.1informal(yegua/perra) in heat US(perra/yegua) on heat British
2.2informal(persona) horny informal(persona) hot informal(persona) randy British informal
3Venezuela informal(entrometido)nosy informal
masculine and feminine nounFeminine salida
1(persona entrometida)busybody informalnosy parker British informal
masculine nounFeminine salida
1(obseso sexual)sex maniac informal
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