In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I always loved to see her, but on that weekend, I was just inconsolable.
- She even made notes on my account indicating that she'd tried to placate me, but ultimately I was inconsolable.
- The brothers comfort Precious when she's inconsolable, and rock her to sleep when she wakes up crying in the middle of the night.
- Her grief-stricken sisters tried to help her but she was inconsolable.
- In the immediate aftermath of that victory, he was inconsolable.
- When the tooth fairy stopped coming, I was inconsolable and the awful truth about Father Christmas was almost more than I could bear as a teenager.
- The injury threw out her preparation, and when she finished last in the semi-final she was inconsolable.
- Nine months before, a terrible accident plunged her mother into inconsolable grief.
- There is resignation for some and inconsolable grief for others, and over all of them hovers the shadow of David.
- People back at the apartment had tried to cheer him up, but he was inconsolable.
- Good writers seem to know that they are permanently inconsolable.
- We were wholly inconsolable; it took a good few days for us to calm down.
- He is now inconsolable and finds deeper meanings in the fact that he has chosen both finance and marketing courses.
- She was inconsolable, hypersensitive to her loss and numb to the world.
- I got to the end of the set and sang ‘Dinner at Eight’ and I was just inconsolable.
- One day when he was particularly inconsolable, I called out to the mother.
- Flat out, face down in the dirt, he was inconsolable, not least in the dressing-room afterwards, when few words were exchanged between players.
- They were inconsolable; both died brokenhearted.
- The neighbourhood was chaos, mud and inconsolable grief.
- She was inconsolable for a few days, and then she forgave him like she always did.
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