In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(perplexed)confundidoto get confused — confundirse
- I'm still a little confused — todavía estoy un poco confundido
- what are you confused about? — ¿qué es lo que te tiene confundido?
- Like most people, I am confused about the facts.
- Is it any wonder so many people are confused about the sun?
- People are confused about the role of this board.
- When she was confused about this, she asked if I would ever bring a woman a bowl of butternut squash soup at a party for a neutral reason, and I said absolutely not.
- Though pro-European, he's not confused about his personal identity.
- Such understanding is particularly valuable in these days, when many people are confused about the essentials of the gospel.
- People were often confused about which documents were required, and in what language they should be drawn up.
- Either the recession is biting harder than I had realised or a lot of people are confused about the boundaries between fact and fiction.
- I'm sure my parents were confused about my sudden turnaround.
- I got a sense from the people in my audience that they were confused about several things.
- One side of me feels that I should keep my big mouth shut, and the other side feels that if this boy is confused about his sexuality, maybe he might be able to get some help early on.
- This is a response to the first thing we clepe because people are confused about what they really value.
- Many people are confused about how and when to force bulbs and think it must be much more complicated than it looks.
- We distributed the flyer to help to clarify the reasons why the school board is going to court, because we heard that people were still confused about the issues.
- And they are clearly confused about who has the burden of proof.
- One reason so many mentally ill people end up in prison is because doctors are confused about whether they are allowed to treat patients against their will.
- Yet, he is not confused about animals and speaks very clearly about the panther, deer and their characteristics.
- Hopefully nobody is terribly confused about where this is going.
- People are deeply confused about that, unless they're very psychologically alert to their feelings.
- People are really confused about the whole thing.
2(unclear)(movie/noise/argument) confusothe situation is still very confused — la situación todavía es muy confusa
- I don't realise I am driving fast, but am woken up by screeching brakes, a confused horizon, loud shouts and a sinking feeling.
- So without our having to rely on our own confused struggle to understand the path, this person brings us to an understanding of what it is we are seeing.
- His thoughts were jumbled and confused, and they only became more disoriented as a horrible transformation began to take place.
- It frequently has to make its assessment on the basis of fragmented, incomplete and confused information.
- Once a fateful decision has been taken, an open mind becomes a luxury because any reappraisal may result in confused orders and demoralization.
- This is probably one of the most difficult and confused aspects of the defence.
- His attack the next day, and poor communications and confused orders left the New Zealand Division isolated and 10th Corps surrounded.
- It was a characteristically confused encounter but one that made it clear to the author that the events of 1967 had made him permanently homeless.
- All my feelings were confused and jumbled up inside of me, and I could not focus on any one thought.
- It is understood councillors also met a confused response when asking about the officer's register of interests.
- Common usage is governed by the imagination, which associates words, not with clear and distinct ideas, but with the confused conceptions of experience.
- They heard confused shouts and the whinnying of startled horses behind them.
- The shouts were merged and confused, but she could just about make out a common cry: ‘Kill the witch!’
- He said Wednesday his information indicated an attack there, but he admitted the information remains confused.
- Our relationship was, at times, more than a little difficult and confused.
- To pretty much anyone this lot represents a bewildering, tangled, confused maze of information.
- A lot of the information is confused and none of it is confirmed.
- The Greens seek to appeal to confused and disoriented elements from the extreme right, as well as the left.
- It is an unsettling contrast to the existing grain of Tokyo's confused, chaotic yet intensely busy and cramped character.
- But while the voice of anger was clear, the debate itself was confused.
- It may even be as the proponents of ‘lay epidemiology’ argue that the public is good at combining confused and conflicting information to reach a conclusion.
- As he held her hands, images tumbled into her mind, a confused jumble.
- Within, she found a confused jumble of random thoughts and an intense feeling of pain.
- That last word indicates something that is hazy, confused, difficult to grasp and bewildered.
- An emotion, in other words, is a form of understanding, however confused, in which a greater or lesser activity of the mind might be expressed.
- Time becomes a confused jumble that Dana somehow traverses.
- At the moment, as reprsented by this thread, it seems to me a confused muddle of mixed intentions, vague accusations, misunderstandings and so on.
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