In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expression) divertidoto be amused at sth/to + inf
- she was very amused at the look on his face — le hizo mucha gracia la cara que puso
- I was amused to hear that … — me hizo gracia / me dio risa cuando me enteré de que …
- she was anything but amused to find … — no le hizo ninguna gracia / no le sentó nada bien encontrar …
- we are not amused — no le veo la gracia
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