In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Walking around the town centre last Saturday was a miserable, depressing experience.
- The world would be a very gloomy and depressing place if there was no hope.
- He had no intention to go to her funeral, to endure a depressing ceremony just to say parting words of love that he had already given her while she still lived.
- The series's triumph is in making a depressing premise funny, while never losing sight of the grim reality beneath the laughs.
- It was almost as if the pair of eyes were telling him a story, a depressing story where no words were needed to be said nor heard.
- Neither is this exhibition especially depressing or gloomy.
- The toasty fire nearby sent a yellow and orange glow to their skin, lighting up the otherwise dark and depressing room.
- We were in the middle of the dark, depressing island winter, you got up in the dark and returned from work in the dark for months on end.
- For today was equally as depressing and miserable as the last ten months.
- Our changing cultural climate has replaced the traditional image of boys with a bleaker and more depressing picture.
- Why couldn't he leave me to my miserable depressing, but completely productive thoughts?
- But despite this grim subject matter it is not a depressing play.
- Against such a depressing backdrop, teaching children ‘the magic word’ and the golden rule seems hopeless.
- The walls were of a depressing dark wood paneling with bookshelves aligning them.
- Letters from my family are sort of depressing, though sometimes my cousins write a few words that makes me laugh.
- Gone are the dark depressing corners, the walled off open areas and the brick bin stores.
- The two scenes matched in the bleak, depressing colour, but after that, they were a world apart.
- That feeling of dejection could be very depressing for a child if he is not able to establish a relationship he wants.
- It's also makes for a dingy, depressing way to live.
- However, although the specter of death hovers over the entire film, it is neither a grim nor a depressing experience.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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