In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I still experience some numbness in my fingers — todavía siento los dedos medio dormidos
- I was left with a feeling of numbness after she died — su muerte me dejó como aturdido
- It started in the left leg, the tingle creeping slowly through the whole limb leaving numbness in its wake.
- From then, the leg has given me trouble: swelling and numbness of the foot especially the big toe.
- Sometimes it was more like numbness or paralysis, or even problems with co-ordination.
- Within days, with his co-ordination going and a numbness spreading over his body, he was rushed into hospital.
- The specific vertebra of the neck that corresponds to the fingers is then adjusted to alleviate the numbness.
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