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/look) desconsoladoshe was heartbroken when he died — su muerte la dejó destrozada / con el corazón destrozado
- the child was heartbroken about losing his teddy bear — el niño estaba inconsolable por haber perdido su osito
- I am heartbroken that people can do this kind of thing to my city.
- He's left feeling heartbroken and abused; she has exploited his emotional vulnerability.
- Don't even think about it if you don't want to be disappointed and heartbroken.
- We accept that Thomas died but we can't accept his suffering and we are all heartbroken.
- And the heartbroken grandmother ended up being forced to turn away her family for Christmas dinner.
- Although I am numb and heartbroken, it is a pleasure to be with him and his courage has taught me never to fear anything that life throws at me.
- A terminally-ill teenager was left heartbroken when thieves ruined what could be her last Christmas.
- Although Gloria was heartbroken, she continued her fight but the cancer grew, despite radiotherapy.
- Now his heartbroken mum Diane and wife Emma are urging others to carry donor cards and make their families aware of their wishes.
- And how much distress will it cause to the many children who will be heartbroken if this shameful act is carried out?
- A devastated mum is heartbroken after thieves stole a tender tribute from her daughter's grave.
- As news of the shocking rampage spread, heartbroken relatives arrived to inspect their loved one's graves.
- Everybody in Scottish rugby, including the players and management, will be heartbroken this morning.
- He was heartbroken and humiliated by our war on Mexico, which had never attacked us.
- I eagerly await the messages, the pleas, the heartbroken fans, all appealing for them to do it at the end of April instead.
- It was a godsend, but I was also heartbroken - that collection had many rare stamps.
- Frightened and heartbroken, she flees with her husband close behind, eager to win back her love.
- I remember being heartbroken when I found out Santa Claus did not exist.
- You cannot live well without a friend, and if Jesus is not your best friend, you will end up being heartbroken and desolate.
- I think he was utterly heartbroken when Josh announced that her marriage had been arranged and she was moving to Canada.
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