In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1indignadoto be indignant — estar indignado
- indignant at sth/-ing
- he was indignant at the suggestion — la sugerencia lo indignó
- they felt indignant at receiving such a small reward — se indignaron al recibir tan mezquina recompensa
- don't look so indignant! — ¡no pongas esa cara de indignación!
- But my favourite character is without a doubt the indignant, motor-mouthed teenager.
- One of the tricks is to get indignant over a cause you can never win.
- Some were indignant at the treatment of a former head of state; others wanted to see justice take its course.
- Yet the same amount of indignant anger seems to have deserted them when it comes to their own colleagues.
- Consequently, Tessa wrote an angry and indignant letter to this newspaper denying that she had said any such thing.
- Part of me wishes that I could be like some of the loftier commentators and get all morally indignant about this.
- Jake had his arms crossed and was looking angry and indignant in that way only young teens can pull off.
- It would be too late to stride by, nose held high and glowing with indignant dislike, I had already said hello.
- If it was their child or grandchild whose life was being put at risk, they would be indignant enough - and quite rightly.
- He was indignant that we would even suggest that he was dirty.
- Many indignant customers led the vigilance officers straight to the errant trader who had got them in the soup.
- Some asked indignant questions about why his host in Japan was stinting the money required to send his body home.
- There is nothing worse than someone who is indignant and right.
- Brett sounded annoyed, indignant perhaps at his best friend having lied to him.
- People will turn a blind eye for the first few bits, but I think there would come a point where even customers would become indignant.
- A slight feeling of unease was quickly overthrown by indignant anger.
- I feel kind of indignant, like my laptop is wilfully ignoring me.
- Malcolm saw the indignant and angry expression on her face change to… he wasn't quite sure.
- It's an ending which leaves one indignant, and is clever in that respect.
- There was angry and indignant protest from two out of three mentioned.
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