In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not mad)cuerdoI began to wonder whether he was entirely sane — empecé a preguntarme si estaba en sus cabales / en su sano juicio
- it's the only thing that keeps me sane — es lo que impide que me vuelva loco
- I tend to think trading virtual futility for spiritual futility is a step no sane person would take.
- The decision reopens a longstanding debate about whether mentally ill inmates can be executed if they are sane only while taking drugs.
- Either way, nobody knew the man's mental state, but it was believed he was perfectly sane.
- As we would all like to believe, Canada is a sane country and we are a sane people.
- I wanted to prove to them that I was sane, and I figured the best way to do that would to act as calm as possible.
- Can any sane person accept that a civilized world should function in this way?
- The Yorkshire Ripper was last night claimed to be planning a bid for freedom - by proving he is now sane.
- If you go to your local restaurant and behave like a sane person, no one cares.
- Now that there have been two consultations, no sane person can claim that they have not had the opportunity to have their say!
- The state had one expert and he never came out and actually testified that she was sane.
- She raised an eyebrow; most people didn't seem to think she was sane when they first met her.
- Second, because it is simply incredible that any lawyer, or indeed any sane person, would give such advice.
- I have to watch my mouth around them and can't act crazy because they're so sane.
- Any sane person will agree that the culprit of the Kitwe accident cannot be described as a normal person.
- No sane person would, for example, start a high street pizzeria without first doing some homework concerning the market.
- Alana left in a hurry, leaving Angela wondering if her Mom had any sane friends left in Fallon Creek.
- The sane traveler takes with them an almost inexhaustible supply of patience.
- Every sane person will expect the Government to take sensible precautions.
- Surely no sane person believes that this explosion of violence is restricted to our country.
- Michael is also the most sane member of this very, very dysfunctional family.
- Persuade me also that there's a sane reason for dropping Cadenza from National Radio.
- There is no sane reason to review the acting or storyline in A Night To Dismember.
- I know nothing about shoe repair and resizing so I was wondering if this is a sane undertaking or if I should just cut my losses.
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