In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in literary work, movie)suspenso masculinosuspense masculino Españathe suspense is killing me! — ¡la intriga / la incertidumbre me está matando!
- to keep sb in suspense — mantener a algn sobre ascuas / en vilo
- Even though it's riddled with melodrama, this is still a high quality internal affairs suspense thriller.
- It's the only brand of suspense I know in fiction that is so palpable, you can feel it on your skin.
- Directors of horror and suspense films would be wise to check out Koi Kaze.
- There was genuine suspense, and that just makes it a great story.
- Finishing it, I knew it had to be the greatest suspense novel ever written.
- I let out a heavy sigh and thought hard for a few seconds, unable to register anything except comic books and fiction suspense novels.
- The book has moments of great seriousness, and even some genuine suspense.
- In a claustrophobic suspense story, you could see how this might come in handy.
- The mixed metaphor is unfortunate, but his story line sounds promising and adds suspense.
- As a suspense film in the Hitchcock vein, yeah, it's wonderful.
- Finally, he took a year's leave of absence, so great was his need to finish writing his first suspense novel.
- The mystery of these implicit questions heightens the novel's suspense.
- There just doesn't seem to be any real suspense in romantic comedies any more.
- Yes, the movie goes for short-term thrills instead of building suspense.
- Well, this is the real world, not the world of action films and suspense novels, and yet the same principle is at work here as it is in the world of fiction.
- Eight years later his 16th novel marked a change of genre, to suspense thriller.
- It was devoid of terror, suspense, originality or quality.
- If you like well written and interesting suspense movies, this movie is worth a shot.
- Promise me a monster suspense film and it ends up being a third-rate Scooby-Doo episode.
- Much of the plot in bare-bones form would make a nifty suspense thriller.
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