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) enojado América Latina(person) enfadado España(look) de enojo América Latina(look) de enfado España(animal) furioso(silence) cargado de ira(silence) cargado de furiato get angry — enojarse América Latina
- promise you won't be angry? — ¿me prometes que no te vas a enojar / enfadar?
- to be angry at / with sb — estar enojado / enfadado con algn
- to be angry about/at sth
- I'm really angry about losing those keys — me da mucha rabia haber perdido las llaves
- there's no point getting so angry about it — no vale la pena enojarse / enfadarse tanto por eso
- I'm very angry at the way I've been treated — estoy muy enojada / enfadada por cómo me han tratado
- Despite this the committee voted to take no further action with many angry that the motion had even been on the agenda.
- Union bosses are angry that support staff are having to reapply for their jobs at a troubled Bolton school.
- The papers are angry that we gave hospital consultants a massive pay rise without asking them to do any more work.
- I just feel so angry that I have not been able to have my babies in Halifax.
- When I think back about the things that truly made me angry there were few.
- Besides, doesn't it make you more angry that the government is going to war in your name?
- On two occasions, it has gone too far and I have actually been so angry that I hit him.
- Labor Senator Kate Lundy is angry that not all thefts have been reported to the police.
- One minute I feel we can get over this but the next I'm angry with him and feel I could never trust him again.
- Firms in Idle are angry that two cab companies are parking outside their businesses and taking away trade.
- The woman then came to our flat very upset and angry that we'd made things worse.
- He had too much to lose and so little to gain, and he besides, he was too angry with her.
- Another was angry that they first heard about the outage from customers, rather than BT.
- A boy who was being bullied was so angry that he wrote a hit list, then crumpled it up and threw it away.
- However, many local residents are angry that the council has refused to hold a public inquiry into the site.
- The patients are very, very angry that nobody is taking any notice of them.
- While car criminals infuriate Fry he is as angry with receivers of stolen goods.
- The children were angry with their parents for not being able to give them what others could.
- She has now recovered, but I am so angry that she could have died because this problem has been ignored for so long.
- He always seems angry with the world, and often comes over as tetchy in interviews.
2(clouds/sky) tormentoso(sea) embravecido
- The sea lashed the rock like angry scorpions wishing for release from a cage making small droplets of water fly up.
- The waves of the angry sea threw Lorana into her uncle, Koric, who held on to the oar with all his strength.
- Darius' eyes were hard and intense and his stormy aura swirled with angry red.
- As Chris points the boat back to Paignton, the sky is already looking angry.
- The angry waves lash at my body, as if the sea is trying to reclaim what it had just lost.
3(rash/sore) inflamado(rash/sore) irritado
- The abrasions around his neck were an angry red, a sharp contrast to his pale skin.
- There were scabs, but where the skin had been angry red, it was now a more healthy shade of pink.
- There was an angry purple bruise around her arm, slightly in the shape of fingers.
- My blood begins to boil and my hair and eyes take on the angry shade of fire engine red.
- The doctor had just finished applying eight stitches to the angry gash beneath his left eye.
- Afterwards my face had a number of large angry swollen red areas which have since gone down.
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