In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be fraught with sth
- the operation was fraught with danger — la operación fue muy peligrosa
- this plan is fraught with problems — este plan está lleno / erizado de problemas
- the atmosphere was fraught with tension — el ambiente estaba cargado de tensión
- Leaving accommodation to chance is a habit fraught with disappointment.
- It leaves you in limbo, in a dreadful no-man's land that is fraught with danger.
- The road ahead is still fraught with danger for investors though.
- Evaluations under these circumstances are rare and fraught with methodological difficulties.
- The contemporary study of religion is a business fraught with dangers and perils.
- Using a bypass as a main access road for housing and industry is fraught with potential road traffic problems and dangers.
- Driving on the Continent is fraught with problems for the UK driver and particularly the company car driver.
- My response is guarded and is fraught with the inherent ambiguities of the situation.
- It was always a course fraught with risk for him to do a media interview about a case over which he was still presiding.
- The journey was fraught with danger, with a cold and wet welcome for anyone who lost their grip in the icy shin-deep water.
- His early life was fraught with danger - three of his closest advisers were murdered and an attempt was made on his own life.
- Despite this apparent harmony, all attempts to engage the factions in a peace process have been fraught with difficulty.
- Creating new ventures can be fraught with danger for academics.
- Alcoholics Anonymous meetings became fraught with fears that his emotional outpourings would appear in print.
- The course of this journey is one fraught with self destructive and horrific events.
- A PR job is fraught with potential pitfalls and catastrophes that are predisposed to causing bad news, he cautions, and lists the sources of disasters.
- Falling in love and getting married will be fraught with danger.
- Aside from the total cost, it is an experience fraught with potential danger.
- Any discussion about Europe is fraught with dangers and discomfort.
- The life of a ski cameraman is fraught with danger - imagine trying to balance a camera, focus it and ski all at the same time.
2(tense)(relationship/atmosphere/situation) tirante(situation/relationship/atmosphere) tenso
- The atmosphere surrounding this dispute has gradually changed from fraught to poisonous.
- Will's emotional and musical journey is fraught, funny and engaging.
- He explores the often fraught relationship between Britain and its former colony with wit and skill.
- Even the simple act of reading a newspaper is fraught for you.
- And the more anyone concentrates on being relaxed, the more fraught they become.
- Here's a reminder of just how fraught those days were at the end of January this year.
- Catching a train in China is more fraught than in any other country I know.
- It seems likely to make domestic life more fraught, rather than less.
- That Christmas Eve was a particularly fraught one for both of us.
- Eighteen months ago, she began writing about her childhood and her fraught relationship with her mother.
- The use of Africa as a metaphor has a long and fraught history.
- After a fraught 24 hours, the family was given a week to get their affairs in order.
- In Scotland, the balance between the two is often a fraught one.
- She describes the experience of buying with friends as fraught.
- His illness was concealed from the American public in the fraught period after the end of the First World War.
- Not a bad story for Scotland and Ireland working together on this very elaborate and, at times, highly fraught project.
- He has made a habit of emotional farewells and fraught departures.
- With a good helping of incomers, who are less perturbed by these kind of events, the atmosphere will be less fraught.
- There are clues, for example, that her relationship with her mother was actually quite fraught.
- The first few days were rather fraught, but we've settled down now.
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