In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fatigued, weary)(person) cansadoto be / feel tired — estar cansado
- to get tired — cansarse
- you look tired — tienes cara de cansado
- my eyes are tired — tengo la vista cansada
- my legs are tired after all that walking — tengo las piernas cansadas de tanto caminar
- the same tired old clichés/excuses/jokes — los mismos clichés/pretextos/chistes trasnochados / trillados / manidos
- a tired(-looking) lettuce/salad — una lechuga/ensalada un poco mustia
- a tired old sofa — un viejo y gastado sofá
- So, as you may gather, I'm feeling especially tired out, physically as well as being desirous of a good sleep, but I'm going to try my best to relate the events of the last two days.
- It made a thud and latched into place, and she let out a bored, tired sigh.
- But all the sheep are tired out now and they can't jump any more.
- The doctor seemed tired, impatient and brusque.
- He pulled himself up the stairs, tired out of his mind.
- I was tired out because I'd been riding a bike half my size.
- Summertime is a great time for walking outdoors, but sometimes your feet can get really tired out and rough.
- The rest of them, however, letting their tired friends sleep, proceeded to enter the other room to practise their pieces.
- Perhaps it's the rush toward the end of the year that has me tired out.
- I began to sneak out of the room, because not only was I in a VERY awkward position, but also I really was getting tired and mildly bored.
- A large man in a white apron stood polishing a glass, a bored, tired look on his face.
- She looks tired and impatient, lips drawn in a thin line of displeasure.
- You end up with the same result: a tired, impatient mum with no inclination to give the children the time they deserve.
- Well, the thing was that I was busy Saturday, tired out Sunday, and feeling apathetic Monday.
- His mind was tired almost beyond rest, for he could not sleep when this illness hung over him, for fear of his dreams.
- Packing a few surprises for bored and tired children can help.
- After relaxation over the weekend, people ought to feel refreshed in body and spirit, but some feel even more tired out than on Friday.
- Six years ago she began to get tired and put weight on around her abdomen.
- But the fact of the matter is given what they've been through with this very fast, deep maneuver, some of them are pretty tired out.
- It sure was easy to make, but took a little long time to bake, especially when we had tired and bored children.
2(fed up)cansadohartoto be tired of sth/sb/-ing — estar cansado / harto de algo/algn/+ inf
- I'm tired of you and your constant chatter — estoy cansado / harto de ti y de tu eterna cháchara
- to get/grow tired of sth/sb/-ing — cansarse / hartarse de algo/algn /+ inf
- she makes me tired with her constant complaints — me harta con sus constantes quejas
- Anyway, even the Village is making me tired and bored of Ireland.
- My boss, Bridget, started the company 14 years ago as she was tired and bored of being corporate.
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