In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hacer ruidosonarit sets my nerves jangling — me crispa los nervios
- The players know it is a prerequisite for holding down a regular place which is why nerves were probably jangling on Wednesday, with the occasion and the atmosphere providing so many ready distractions.
- But with the visitors frustrating their illustrious opponents and Milan's nerves jangling, the league leaders were awarded a dubious spot-kick four minutes from the end when Empoli goalkeeper Daniele Balli collided with Jon Dahl Tomasson.
- Darren Dyer and Carl Biggins gave Slingsby a comfortable lead at the break although Phil Marwood pulled a goal back to set a few nerves jangling in the second half.
- I turned into a total wreck and it got so bad that my nerves began jangling on a Wednesday, three days before a game.
- Some owls screech and scream their heads off, setting your teeth on edge and jangling your nerves.
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