In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1límite masculinothey have tried my patience to breaking point — me han llevado al límite de mi paciencia
- the soldiers were at breaking point — los soldados habían llegado al límite de sus fuerzas
- their resources are already stretched to breaking point — ya han estirado sus recursos al máximo
- I can look back and see my breaking points as well as the points where I started to put myself back together.
- Women frolic, men pose and the sun scorches the sand while relationships are strained to breaking point.
- Those things have to be worked out, but things are getting to the breaking point.
- The people are labouring beyond their breaking points, all for nothing.
- Their unwillingness to be open and honest will be the breaking point of any decommissioning process.
- The issues were slightly more complex than that, but that was the final breaking point really.
- I used to consider myself a strong person but everybody has their breaking point.
- We all have our breaking points, and this just happened to be mine.
- The brutal battle raged all day as wave after wave of enemy infantry and tanks were hurled against defences strained to breaking point.
- Which means, effectively, sending more people to prison at a time when our prisons are straining to breaking point.
- After years of barking up the wrong tree, I have reached the breaking point.
- He knows very well the breaking point at which people lose their patience and give him a thrashing.
- If anything, they are likely to keep on increasing until a breaking point is reached.
- I tried to get down as fast as I could, bringing my comfort level past the breaking point.
- The breaking point came when she heard of a big bomb blast in one of the busy markets in Delhi that her parents frequented.
- That information was then used to identify detainee breaking points.
- We are deluged with trivial information and pointless musings which strain the patience to breaking point.
- Can hope be discovered and sustained for those who have gone beyond their breaking point?
- The breaking point was when we started to control another nation.
- Credibility is strained to near breaking point by incidents like this but never quite snaps.
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