In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despotricarthe old man was ranting (on) about the youth of today — el viejo estaba despotricando contra la juventud de hoy
- After dealing with the young man I ranted about a few months ago, it's certainly a welcome change.
- Josh ranted, too absorbed in his words to notice the incredulous expression his companion was wearing.
- He ranted about my disregard for the law and my campaign to drive music retailers out of business.
- He ranted for years about how it should not be winner-takes-all.
- I remember writing a letter to the editor, where I ranted about the state of literature in this country.
- Kitsumi ranted, walking back and forth silently and mindlessly along the sidewalk.
- One frail elderly man ranted on at length about a catalogue of mistakes on his account, some of which went back to 1939.
- This is to the moron who ranted about the chicken commercials.
- The rest came back about an hour or so later, and we ranted about the wedding for many an hour.
- For some reason he ranted on and on about the fact that they'd been promised a move to new offices, and it wouldn't happen.
- I then got distracted by the real world and I ranted about power stations.
- I lost my temper and ranted and raged for 10 minutes, then jammed the phone down, and felt very, very bad.
- I ranted at length about this in an article published earlier this year in Bermuda's daily newspaper.
- He ranted on like this for several minutes, close to tears, while Jimmy Saville grinned and played with his jewellery.
- Thank you, Mr Cochrane, for publishing what many of us have ranted about within our own circles for the last few months.
- As you may recall I ranted about this a week or so ago.
- I've ranted about this issue before, and my opinion remains unchanged.
- Theodore was still ranting angrily under his breath about Matt and Lidia, but she didn't mind.
- Among other topics we discussed, she ranted about some of the things my stepdad does that drive her nuts.
- He assaulted nurses who tried to calm and restrain him and left other workers cowering as he ranted at them.
1sermón masculinovituperio masculino formala rant against sth — un sermón en contra de algo
- to have a rant — despotricar
- I usually prefer to ignore his rants but this is really too much.
- She hated the rants of Burrell in the Daily Mirror.
- Indeed, the vitriolic rants of several pundits smacks of jealousy.
- As it's already been pointed out, this latest diatribe is even less logical than his previous rants.
- She was used to Maria's rants and tirades, having picked her up from every session ever since she got a drivers' license.
- Women scorn Clint and Clint scorns women, writing misogynist rants under the byline ‘Yellow Dog’.
- But when these rants are offered abroad as legitimate criticisms of this country, it is a cultural crime.
- My best rants happen at these times of low motivation.
- Ann and I have our differences on the issues, but I personally appreciate her psychotic rants.
- She couldn't bear any more of the main character's long-winded rants about pineapples.
- As long as their rants were confined to forums and poorly organised rallies, no one really cared.
- Hey, it's a way to ensure my rants reach even more people!
- This year, I'm transcribing these rants in case someone somewhere might want to read them.
- So if you're looking for snarling rants about politics and war, come back in the New Year and we'll see what happens.
- Leave the room now if you're fed up with my almost monthly rants about the impossibility of the property market in the UK.
- Didn't she figure out that her right-wing rants will play poorly here?
- I'll have rants about bra shopping and other subjects later, I'm sure.
- As if concerned that his rants may appear too smug or self-important, he tempers them with spoonfuls of self-loathing.
- He embarks on a rant about a late Evening Standard critic and fiddles with his lighter to calm down.
- You'd almost think Ewen McKenzie has been reading his occasional rugby rants.
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