In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sobs/cry) estremecedor(cry/sobs) desgarrador(plight/account) conmovedor
- There too I had heard heart-rending stories of the way maids were exploited and ill-treated by their employers.
- The Prince listened as his former shipmate recounted a heart-rending story of his wife's illness and his own plunge into depression.
- The storyline of the opera focuses on the heart-rending love story between the poet Rodolfo and the seamstress Mimi, a fragile but resolute girl.
- From Virginia now, a heart-rending story of early birth and early death here.
- There is nothing about the story that is not heart-rending, sickening or sordid.
- This sounds like the set up of a heart-rending coming-of-old-age story.
- Dylan's heart-rending story prompted seven times the normal number of inquiries to Adoption Matters from people desperate to adopt him.
- Everybody has bitter experiences, horrific memories, and heart-rending stories of the past.
- Her heart-rending story touched a nation and even inspired its Prime Minister.
- Their story, combining heart-rending drama and gutsy determination, was a natural for the big screen.
- The girl uttered a cry, long, tremulous, heart-rending, piteous.
- Their stories are heart-rending and I am glad we are able to offer them the chance of safety and a better life.
- Almost two years after Mary's untimely death, Kathleen is on a mission to make people aware of SADS with her heart-rending story.
- This makes the events that follow all the more poignant, and later heart-rending.
- Jacobs' heart-rending story never fails to move audiences to tears.
- The heart-rending scenes that he witnessed turned him into a social worker and a spiritual thinker.
- At the moment of judgement, some displayed surprise, some anger, others a heart-rending sadness.
- His final years in hospital were tragicomic and heart-rending.
- And in the most heart-rending story, we were shown that in certain cases the whole regime is simply too much for some young people.
- Yes, there have been Brits caught up in the horror, with heart-rending stories of drowned families and friends.
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