In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(speech/novel/play) humorístico(situation) divertido(situation) cómico(situation) graciosothe remark was not intended to be humorous — el comentario no pretendía ser gracioso
- My initial thoughts were to write this story in a dark, humorous way to ensure entertaining reading.
- When he eventually got to his feet, he was witty enough to see the humorous side of his experimentation.
- A sluggish middle leads to a humorous and ironic ending as the dancers swap their threadbare garb for sequinned hipsters.
- There seems to be an unwritten law that football songs should be comic or humorous, or at least not too serious.
- His unique style with witty delivery and humorous asides kept the show humming along.
- The Web site also contains hilarious photos, humorous comics and cartoon strips.
- He entertained guests at the official luncheon with humorous tales during his time as editor.
- It seemed she liked to make comical connections to things that weren't so humorous.
- McCann's mother is schizophrenic, and his accounts of his mother's antics are both humorous and tragic.
- You can tell a judge is popular when an usher at his court fashions a humorous painting of him enjoying his favourite pastime of gardening.
- Just make a light and humorous story that is witty and clever enough to sell well.
- This humorous play has a serious undercurrent and will give audiences as much food for thought as it does laughs.
- Simon has a way of pumping out humorous dialogue that is both intelligent and witty.
- Funny how puns seem more humorous too early in the morning with a lack of stimulants in your system.
- And despite their boring reputation, they read more humorous books than any other profession.
- Some of the humorous incidents described in the book are incisively hilarious.
- A dancer of unusual physical wit and sharp comic timing, his own works are frequently humorous in style.
- This humorous and historically accurate account was extremely well received.
- If they ever did come to earth, they would probably attempt to live among us with vaguely humorous results.
- The players freely adjusted their lines, as well as their costumes and props, for humorous effect.
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