In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(remark/voice) malhumoradohe's always grumpy in the mornings — siempre está gruñón / de mal humor por la mañana
- Far from from frumpy and grumpy, it seems many older men care about their appearance and have a positive outlook on life.
- Those are not aimed at anyone who reads this, and I'm honestly not as grumpy as I sound.
- When we got to the end of the drive, he was a bit grumpy again, and then said I'd passed, despite a couple of minor faults.
- With it being Easter, you're likely to be feeling stuffed, tired or grumpy.
- For years, gift-givers have agonised over what to buy relations who happen to be grumpy teenage boys.
- He calls himself a grumpy old man in the book, maybe to discourage reviewers from using the expression against him.
- Read a selection of past interviews and you're left with a picture of a truculent, grumpy old curmudgeon.
- Increasingly grumpy and queasy-looking, you wonder how long he can carry on.
- Like all of us, he could be grumpy and cantankerous, but he was never mean-spirited in deed or thought.
- She gets very hot and grumpy, sweats lots, dehydrates and needs to be fed more, etc.
- I'll just be miserable and grumpy here, all by myself, without any help from anyone else, thank you.
- There are plenty of negative reviews written by grumpy people about this film.
- In spite of a couple of insanely grumpy reviews, this film is an utter charmer.
- I didn't even feel like going partying when my equally grumpy friends asked me to.
- Some news stories make me feel like a grumpy old man but I think I'm justified here.
- If you think there's a hint of the grumpy old man there, you'd be right.
- Why wait upon grumpy old guests who don't appreciate those lovely locks all over their soup?
- I particularly enjoyed my encounter with the lighthouse's grumpy postmistress.
- The day-time guard at the entrance to our village is the most grumpy and surly man.
- I marked my return by getting the bout of sinusitis that made last week's entries so grumpy.
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