In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(irritable, sulky) de mal humor(irritable, sulky) malhumorado(gloomy) deprimido(gloomy) taciturnohis mean and moody looks won him many fans — con su aire duro y taciturno se ganó muchos admiradores
- Ruth is always moody when she's cleaning, it make me wonder why she took this job in the first place.
- I can be extremely moody when in close contact with one other person.
- We tend to fuss and complain about it, we are moody and irritable: it can get scary even for us.
- She says that she is very moody and goes from laughing to swearing in seconds.
- The smell in the wards and the moody patients made him keep his distance and caused him to lose his appetite for lunch.
- He also didn't seem paralysed, and while he was oddly moody in his last weeks, nothing seemed physically wrong.
- She was moody and grumpy while her parents made their best efforts to be cheerful.
- They bend backwards to please guests some of whom are very grumpy, moody and complain about anything.
- He was moody lately but somehow he just could not shrug off the black cloud that was hovering over him.
- For the next two days she was moody and irritable, and each night she drank herself to sleep.
- He can be quite moody - a lot of people are very loyal to him but a lot of other people found him very frustrating.
- It was probably either a misunderstanding or she was moody for another, unrelated reason.
- I love her, but at the moment she's moody, distant and unreachable.
- The Christmas season was upon us and all I had was my disowned sister and moody boyfriend.
- Come to think of it, she was extra moody yesterday after she came back from lunch with Casey!
- He's really not a bad catch at all, she thought, but of course, he's moody and mean too.
- He was miserable and moody, frustrated and just plain rude, insulting anyone who gave him the slightest reason.
- Rewinding to the beginning of her own story, we find an averagely moody teenager not doing well at school.
- I didn't know why I was so moody and inclined to anger towards Will, but I couldn't help it.
- She's childish, sullen, moody and volatile, prone to outbursts of jealousy, weeping, rage and laughter.
2(changeable)(person) temperamental(person) de humor cambiante
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