In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aburridoI'm bored! — estoy aburrido
- to be bored with sth — estar aburrido / harto / cansado de algo
- to get bored — aburrirse
- Education provision, with its labyrinthine structure of exams and assessments, has moved on but the core issues of funding, favoured schools and bored teenagers have not.
- And if you find yourself getting bored lying by the pool, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy.
- The second question asked the interviewer to evaluate if the respondent appeared bored or impatient during the interview and was scored as a dichotomy.
- Finally she gave up trying to read and sat at the table bored stiff, the book swinging idly in her fingers.
- That's because they're bored silly with this whole ‘book tour’ thing, isn't it?
- Today's fair is a magnet for children, teenagers and bored parents.
- Neil no longer looked bored or impatient; he look dumbfounded.
- But if you're bored stiff with your job and you feel you're just drifting along because it's easier that way, then think again.
- His letters have actually been written by two nasty, bored teenagers.
- The disc jockey himself looked bored stiff and completely disgusted by the music blasting from the two speakers beside his table.
- As long as unemployment stays low, bored employees will be apt to bolt.
- After a while Cane began to get bored and impatient.
- The solution in the end was even more fantastic; It was a bored teenager in his own back garden, letting fly at all the neighbouring houses.
- The resort also has an hotel and apartments to cater for families and couples and there are plenty of activities for those who get bored lying on the beach.
- I think we need more help for bored young people and more things for them to do so they don't get their fun this way.
- The scheme, which has been welcomed by councillors, residents and the police, aims to tackle the problem of gangs of bored teenagers often gathering and intimidating people.
- But, with so many avenues for entertainment today to enliven the bored and the weary mind, is reading becoming a hobby of the past?
- Moltar was barely paying attention to his cameras, already bored of the lack of action so far.
- Long queues of bored, dejected people stretched from the various desks.
- They all took a shaky breath then started chanting some sort of incomprehensible song with the bored, rushed tones of someone who has performed said song many times before.
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