In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(film) de miedo(film) de terrorit was a scary experience for us — pasamos mucho miedo
- it's scary here in the dark — ¡qué miedo da esto tan oscuro!
- It was scary for the children as well when everything was in darkness.
- I really got into gambling in a big way, and ended up playing blackjack with some pretty scary people, but it was a riot.
- Since I'm basically carrying my life savings around with me, it can be a bit scary.
- Some horrific things happen in it, to be sure, but until the end it's not a particularly scary movie.
- Dozens of skulls hang overhead, making the longhouses a mysterious and scary place.
- It was a bit scary because the large ferries were steaming past us and at one point we were even dive-bombed by seagulls.
- I attended the first day of the Whinash public inquiry and it was scary.
- The world is really in a state of flux and it is scary - we cannot afford our fear becoming a reason to hate.
- He kept trying to frighten me - waiting until a really scary bit and then grabbing my arm suddenly.
- Teenagers may look a bit scary to us adults these days, but it's fashion nothing more sinister than that.
- I couldn't be in love so soon… it was a scary thought.
- I can't think why anyone would want to attack her - that's what makes it more scary.
- I'd paid up immediately because the letter was a bit scary and the sum was so small I could afford to.
- You only have to watch an exciting or scary movie to see how easily we can fool ourselves.
- It is a dark, and at times genuinely scary, tale set on the wild North Yorkshire coast in the 1700s.
- It is also very scary when you realize that your country is run by a group of sociopaths.
- If you have always wanted to be able to tell a scary ghost story, pop along to Gatton Park during half term and learn from an expert.
- The sight of ten-year-olds with assault rifles is scary and the exploitation terrifying.
- It can be a bit scary to travel on buses when there is anti-social behaviour.
- Manwarren said we live in scary times and music was one way to deal with the social ills now facing the country.
- That is really a scary thought when you think about our founding fathers.
- It's a scary movie that expertly plays on some traditional and commonplace fears.
- Some residents said they had not slept through the night due to scary sounds of gunshots and blasts.
- It sounded posh enough, although I suspected the prices might be a bit scary.
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