In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/story) divertido(person/story) gracioso(person/story) entretenidoI don't find it very amusing — no me parece muy gracioso
- the amusing thing was that … — lo gracioso / lo divertido / lo entretenido fue que …
- what an amusing little hat! — ¡qué sombrerito más gracioso!
- Invariably, the play is enacted at home, perhaps in front of parents and siblings who might find it all very amusing.
- It seems that guys brag about it all the time, which I find to be quite amusing.
- But it does have the amusing benefit of pulling out randomly entertaining figures and presenting them as charts.
- It is in appalling taste and naturally I therefore found it very amusing.
- Are you here because you want to be wowed by my amazing writing skills and entertained by my amusing descriptions of the quirks of the world?
- It's a stream of consciousness one man play about a man with a bucket on his head and is amusing and interesting rather than riotously funny.
- Mary hid her laughter; she knew of the amusing masquerade that the two were carrying on.
- Sorry about the lack of light hearted and amusing posts recently.
- The concluding item was an amusing sketch which took everyone by surprise as the finish was wholly unexpected.
- If you're really interested in this as more than just an amusing news item, check the post out.
- The speeches can sometimes be awful but his was very amusing.
- The barefoot bass player was most entertaining as he hammed it up with his amusing stage antics.
- I made this little quiz and I thought you might find it amusing.
- It wasn't much of a movie, but had a slightly novel concept and some amusing things to look at.
- So the amusing photo that doesn't look anything like me is up instead.
- Jared finds this amusing, so I hang up on him as the laughter peals through the phone line.
- There was an incredibly amusing interview with the cast a while back with some more about the deleted scenes.
- Along the way he meets a variety of outlandish and amusing animal characters, each of which has its own distinctive style of dance and music.
- The film is essentially about two women's desire to conceive and the amusing situations that result from this.
- Declarations of love and lustful interest can often be both amusing and embarrassing simultaneously.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.