In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Democratic politicians make somber, seemingly heartsick speeches denouncing the administration in increasingly vituperative language.
- When I taught in middle school, I used to be heartsick to see how kids were so bored in their social studies classes.
- ‘My wife and her church group were heartsick at seeing all the discards just wasted,’ replies the fisher.
- I'm just heartsick, because I love CRP, because it's allowing me to have the habitat out here.
- Needless to say, I am heartsick over the mess I have made of my life.
- I was heartsick because I just knew that this wasn't good for anybody, not for the guy who got shot, not for that marine, not for me.
- Though all the authors have spoken with other writers heartsick at poorly illustrated books, she's never been disappointed.
- Children, clinging to favorite toys, huddled on bows while heartsick adults maneuvered motorboats over submerged roads and through trees and bushes to reach higher ground.
- These new works are a bold push forward, and they show the artist entering into the world of storytelling in the manner of a heartsick troubadour.
- Hoping it will help her hefty heartsick pal, Bunny thinks it would be a ‘hoot’ to have Martha join a lonely hearts club and receive letters from other forlorn folks.
- We are heartsick that this happened and are currently doing everything possible to correct the problem.
- He is a genteel, intelligent man, who loved his life in Bohemia and is heartbroken and heartsick with his new life in America.
- Grieving, heartsick, I began dissolution proceedings and joined a women's divorce support group, sponsored by the local chapter of the National Organization for Women, searching for closure and healing.
- Their world, as expressed in Welcome Interstate Managers, is one of heartsick teenagers, repressed office workers, the glories of high school football, and giddy suburban house parties.
- Looking at the fine fleet of fishing vessels it would make you heartsick when you realize all the no-no and no-go regulations imposed on the fishermen's livelihoods.
- I was heartsick over the loss of our baby, and you were glowing with the thought of leaving everything behind to race some stupid cars.
- I took over care of my younger sisters and younger brother, and of course of my father who was heartsick over the loss of that beautiful mother of mine.
- What really makes them heartsick these days, however, is that they also have to fend off mindless attacks from their scientific colleagues, particularly in Europe.
- I am sure that I am one of many who felt heartsick at the news of the losses but look what we find now.
- This, the Mariner's heartsick and acknowledged disgust for non-human life, showed that he had not yet learned his lesson nor completed the penance that Life-in-Death had prepared for him.
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