In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡maldición! coloquial¡carajo! vulgar slang¡caray! coloquial eufemismo
1condenado coloquialmaldito coloquialit's no goddamn fun — maldita la gracia que me hace
- And the men were so goddamned ungrateful for all the work their wives did!
- I repeat, as far as I can tell, nobody goddam well knows.
- Do you know how much watery draft lager a hockey fan like me can suck down in the course of a goddamn 80-hour game?
- The old one was just so goddam nice, if you know what I mean.
- Oh, and the whole dead mom thing - that's pretty goddamned unsettling too.
- Intelligent, educated women look at how many cupholders a car has because they want to know how many goddamned cupholders it has.
- The red signifies the blood this country has endured for over five hundred goddamned years of treacherous racism.
- If the bankers and the businessmen who hold our society by the political and economic short hairs really gave a good goddam, poverty could practically disappear.
- There shouldn't be signs on the highway exhorting people to swim with the goddamned endangered manatees.
- And irony, oh, the goddamned irony, that courses through the popular culture like a cancer.
- It's a goddamned movie, and, let's be honest here, there are many more productive things to be than a goddamn filmmaker.
- To paraphrase Gandhi, have some goddamned cultural sensitivity, man.
- I'll be goddamned if I allow this outrageous assertion to pass uncontested.
- This harsh dismissal could be seen as a somewhat cruel move - provided it wasn't so goddamned funny, of course.
- I was the goddamned computer club student of the year in 1985, goddammit!
- Unless, of course, one of you wants to break that goddamned lamp.
- Of course, they are singing the goddam Donny and Marie theme song throughout the whole episode.
- It is indescribably rich, achingly lovely, and utterly goddamned beautiful.
- I saved up for snow tires this year (damn near killed myself on bald tires in these goddam mountains last year) and went down to get them mounted and balanced this morning after coffee.
- And I'd be goddamned if I was going to scrape it all up with a butter knife.
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