In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1adictoto be addicted (to sth) — ser adicto (a algo)
- she became addicted to heroin — se hizo adicta a la heroína
- the danger of becoming addicted to the drug — el peligro de llegar a depender del fármaco
- he's addicted to video games — es un adicto de los videojuegos
- I've become addicted to chocolate — me he enviciado con el chocolate
- At the time of his arrest he was heavily addicted to heroin and funded his habit by selling at a profit to pay for his own drugs.
- In his third year he dropped out, his concentration was appalling and he was addicted to another drug which was much harder.
- He told me that alcohol was a worse thing to be addicted to than any drug, even heroin.
- Nicola had been addicted to heroin for six years, becoming hooked when a friend offered her the drug.
- Four percent of the Thai population is estimated to be addicted to the stimulant drug.
- She was addicted to drugs and alcohol and she had been for many years.
- We estimate that some 20,000 young people are currently addicted to heroin and cocaine.
- A burglar in adolescence, he was addicted to heroin and behind bars before reaching voting age.
- Being addicted to a substance usually means you're dependent on it to some degree.
- The proposals would force young people addicted to heroin and cocaine to either submit to treatment or face the full force of the law.
- I know that I personally am only very slightly physically addicted to nicotine.
- She had become addicted to amphetamines since trying to lose weight five years ago and used small amounts of the drug every day.
- He has been addicted to heroin for several years and is on a drug rehabilitation programme.
- Here was a pretty young woman, with a caring job, who died because she was allergic to a substance she was addicted to.
- Both her parents were heroin addicts at the time and she had ended up addicted to crack cocaine.
- When I was 21 I went to prison for the first time and by then I was addicted to heroin.
- This means your body is addicted to it and that is a lot harder to shake.
- She started drinking heavily in her late teens and by the time she was in her twenties she was hopelessly addicted to alcohol.
- We are effectively physically addicted to such things as sugar, or carbohydrates, or fats.
- It is not at all uncommon for babies to be born already addicted to heroin or other opiates.
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