In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nadienobody saw us — nadie nos vio
- nobody must hear about this — que no se entere nadie de esto
- there was nobody there — no había nadie
- nobody make a sound! — ¡que nadie haga ruido!
- nobody in his / their right mind would attempt it — solo a un loco se le ocurriría intentarlo
- it's nobody's — no es de nadie
- nobody else/in particular — nadie más/en particular
- He was pounced upon when I first laid out the pictures, but nobody gives a reason for liking it.
- We said none of them were going, and none of them left, yet nobody chooses to believe us.
- Everyone works flat out when the grapes are being picked and there could be nobody to look after you.
- Of course, nobody ever notices this, because such an act is eminently simple for them.
- You have to perform for the fans because nobody pays good money to watch you feel sorry for yourself.
- All the other housemates may be scared of you, but I am old and wise, and I am scared of nobody.
- They were chucking them all out, as nobody there wants them any more, so I got them cheap.
- Little do they know that she goes home to nobody to share dinner or her double bed with.
- I agree that these programs can be good for learning things that nobody else will teach you.
- Not many girls, actually nobody, had their hair cut short in those days in that culture.
- It may not be pretty, but as long as it is effective, nobody in England will mind.
- The sight of their expectant little faces is making me crumble, and nobody has yet sung a note.
- We can't just put these children in the middle of a field where nobody else lives.
- Although it is present in huge amounts in these plants, nobody knows what caffeine is for.
- Of course, the charge of racism is denied on all sides: nobody ever owns up to racism.
- They said nobody had been allowed into the house, including the people who lived there.
- The eyes say, quite fiercely, that nobody is going to take his achievements from him.
- Being in a room where nobody knows what is going to happen generates an exciting atmosphere.
- Some of the people gathered outside are very angry and are shouting at nobody in particular.
- Police said nobody has been arrested as yet and they are still making enquiries.
1to be (a) nobody — ser un don nadie
- I staggered to my feet, and making excuses I rushed out the door, feeling very silly, because I was excusing myself to nobodies.
- What is a mystery is why half a million people pay big money to watch a collection of nobodies play boring tennis when they could be doing something interesting…
- Far from breaking up a viable terrorist cell, the government seems to have nailed three aspiring nobodies, the story reports.
- As a pair, they aren't really nobodies anymore.
- Real life is significant in a repressively dull way; just a bunch of nobodies trying to make each other believe the planet actually cares what they're doing.
- It was a collection of 2,500 one-off postcard-sized pieces, some by famous artists and some by relative nobodies, each for sale at £35 a piece.
- It's the hero worshipping provided to these complete nobodies that pushes the show from an annoying sing-a-long to a ridiculous cultural event.
- But this time last year, they were absolute nobodies in the music industry.
- People who participated in charitable causes, whether celebrities or nobodies, were those possessing sympathy for others.
- They have only lost four games in three years; you don't do that and be nobodies.
- You can't beat somebody with nobody and the landscape is littered with Republican nobodies who want to be president.
- The most recent shows have - to varying degrees - dragged various nobodies kicking and screaming into the limelight for our pleasure.
- In an industry where hits turn commoners into stars overnight and flops turn stars into nobodies even faster, it was difficult for people to digest how a producer was pumping huge monies into such a project.
- They have, no doubt, all known one another for years, since they were nobodies.
- The two former nobodies helped turn the fly-on-the-wall reality show into cult viewing.
- And the men who crushed them 5-0 are called nobodies?
- The perception in the States is that I'm a typical European heavyweight who's fought only over-the-hill guys, or nobodies.
- How do so many nobodies become so important to me?
- These aren't faceless nobodies with big guns ready to blow everybody up… these are people who want to feed their families.
- Gwen favoured nobodies - among whom she clearly counted herself - because, I think, they came to her anonymous and unmade-up.
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