In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(very worried)desesperadothey were frantic with worry — estaban desesperados de la preocupación
- I like to imagine my mother a harried and frantic termagant, slightly crazed and in distinct need of sedation.
- I have been speaking to his dad and he and his wife are just frantic with worry, they can't sleep or eat.
- Their mother joined the frantic rescue effort but all three were swept away.
- She made frantic, wild attempts at my neck and face, trying to turn my head to the side.
- When it was nearly evening and she had not returned home, her mother grew frantic.
- Evidence of that frantic plea brings tears to her eyes, but they dry quickly.
- There was a frantic tone to the stories, an underlying hysteria I felt as a child but could only name as an adult.
- I was frantic by then but it took four and half hours to resolve, when I convinced them over the phone what had happened.
- Two young children had gone over the edge of the pier in their buggy and their frantic mother had dived in to save them.
- The frantic wife of a doctor who has been missing for four days told how she kissed him goodbye before he left for work and disappeared.
- I want to feel crazy and frantic and desperate and feel like you're the only thing that can satisfy me.
- We are all fantastically relieved - especially his mum who has been frantic with worry.
- I got to the building and the lady in the office got a bit frantic coz she couldn't find our assignments.
- He seemed a man true to his faith and culture and frantic with worry about his children's future.
- At the airport G, who is basically ten times more masculine than me, was almost frantic with nerves.
- This time, however, he failed to return and his mother is frantic with worry about his safety.
- Now he is missing and his relatives back home are frantic with worry and helplessness.
- Knowing that Olivia would be frantic with worry, Beth decided that now was such a time.
- Many customers eagerly signed up because their pets had been made frantic with fear by the noise of fireworks.
- It has to swing and look effortless but is often wild and frantic with loads of kicks, jumps, lifts, hops and spins.
- Some rushed to the lounge in need of more coffee while a few were in frantic search of the editors.
- Life can be a frantic rush from cradle to grave, with little chance to slow down, stop, and take in the beauty of the world around us.
- This was a game desperate for a goal, but after a frantic 90 minutes the scoresheet still remained blank.
- After a frantic search she spotted the toddler floating in the lake.
- Most games are frantic, intense and have you pumped full of adrenalin.
- The game started at a frantic pace with both sides going in search of a vital opening goal.
- From that position, he can't help but learn more about the frantic pace and pressure of the game.
- It started to become apparent that maybe the frantic search for vitamin cures was missing the point.
- I woke up to hear my parents gently bickering with one another, and my mother's frantic hoovering.
- The manager rightly said he felt sorry for the fans after this frantic, frenetic defeat.
- I have the necessary space to operate within this frantic environment without anxiety.
- The men noticed the boy was missing and after a frantic search they discovered his body in the river.
- Lay out everything you'll need the night before to save frantic searches for baby clothes in the morning.
- It was then a frantic race to the finish as the excited onlookers cheered the teams over the line.
- It has emerged that frantic efforts were made to save him at the scene and later, in the ambulance and medical tent.
- He opened the door to his room again, now in a frantic search for anything he may need.
- She was quickly discovered after a frantic search, bleeding and shocked.
- In the latter stages they attempted a frantic counter-attack but the ball play was feeble.
- In the past decade we started a frantic search for clues that might lead to its cure.
3(frenzied, hectic)(activity) frenéticoto drive sb frantic — sacar de quicio a algn
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