In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dementehe's a bit odd, and as for her, she's certifiable — él es un poco raro, y ella está para que la encierren coloquial
- You're a certifiable head case and belong in a padded cell.
- If repetition was the definition of insanity, millions would be certifiable each and every New Year.
- ‘I think the man is certifiable,’ Joe spat, ‘Talking about demons and that Kyle and Greg were Chosen to go on some Quest.’
- Sent to Australia for every crime you'd care to mention, Billie Gould is given the task by the prison surgeon, one of the many certifiable characters in the novel, to paint exotic fish for the Royal Academy back home in London.
- In her best novels, psychopaths collide with normal folk and as they rub along together, a murder here, a suicide there, the normal folk are soon revealed as certifiable.
- We get a glimpse of the horror and desperation of psychiatric illness, but for the most part the film is about girl-bonding and mild rebellion, like a slumber party for the certifiable.
- If insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result, the Democrats are certifiable.
- Believing in demons is one thing; believing you have the ability to call up a supernatural being with infinite power and perfection who will cause demons to move on at your behest seems certifiable.
- Well, in the past couple of days I've pretty much convinced myself I'm certifiable.
- Or think about ninety percent of all the literary protagonists we find most memorable - Ahab, Heathcliff, Stavrogin, even all the way back to Don Quixote - every one of them is certifiable.
- Which I suppose could cause some people to think I am certifiable, which, honestly, I probably am, but I think the insanity gives my personality the edge it needs.
- Anyone who has done seven is certifiable - you don't need to put me on an analyst's couch.
- Of course, Luhning readily admits to being drawn to those dark characters - he almost cast himself as the sociopathic lead in Ground Zero's Killer Joe last season, until he realized that people might start to believe he was certifiable.
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