In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1incredulidad femeninoshe looked at me in disbelief — me miró incrédula / sin dar crédito a lo que veía (or oía etc.)
- I like to go to movies to suspend my disbelief for a few hours, and I have to pay for that.
- In fact, like any kind of entertainment, it requires a willing suspension of disbelief to make it work at all.
- His face seemed to dripping with disbelief, rage and sadness all at once.
- His outburst ended with a slight smirk, no doubt at my expression of unrestrained disbelief and anger.
- It has left everybody I know shaking their heads in disbelief and anger.
- One only had to look at the bewilderment and disbelief on their faces to gauge what they must be feeling.
- My first reaction on discovering the burglary was disbelief, indignation and real sadness.
- Why must you always be expected to suspend your disbelief while watching a comedy?
- No one in her family could believe that she had suffered a stroke at such a young age, but soon their disbelief turned to anger.
- The dominant emotional reaction to the letter was shock and disbelief or anger and indignation.
- The expression on Jessica's face changed, I saw the shock and disbelief, and then sadness.
- Yesterday parents waiting for their children outside school reacted with fury and disbelief at the news.
- They had met the news that the terrorists lived among them with shock and disbelief.
- There is an instant change from mild anger and heavy annoyance to startled astonishment and disbelief.
- To succeed as art, sci-fi and fantasy have to persuade us to suspend our disbelief in the world being conjured up.
- When a diagnosis is made that your loved one has a very serious illness the first reaction is of course shock and disbelief.
- It must survive rejection or disbelief to either be accepted or at least raise a reasonable doubt.
- This is just sickening us all and there's a real sense of disbelief here.
- This intense feeling of disbelief and relief has been a typical reaction in New England.
- The shock and disbelief was hard to bear, and we were all overwhelmed with grief.
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