In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She then had the unbearable task of turning off her husband's ventilator.
- With the heat rising from the kitchen into her room it must have been unbearable in the height of summer.
- When I first saw them, I found those few moments of newsreel almost unbearable.
- He was fine whenever the boys were around, but the silence when he left them at school became almost unbearable.
- Maybe no bad thing if you remember the unbearable behaviour of London city boys in the mid-Eighties.
- I will never forget how unbearable the not-knowing and fearing the worst felt.
- When the temperatures do rise and tights become unbearable, try the airier option of hold-ups.
- Both players found the heat unbearable but nevertheless played to the bitter end.
- My countrymen, in such a situation, a wrong decision can lead to unbearable losses.
- In the pictures his pride and pleasure are almost unbearable to look at.
- Today's lifestyle police would have us believe that it is unbearable because of these two diversions.
- She never thought she would be able to come to terms with the unbearable grief.
- It was an unbearable scene to see truckloads of human bodies being carried out.
- The roar of the crowd reaches a crescendo and the afternoon heat gets unbearable.
- I clearly recall that in spite of walking boots and thick socks, the pain in my feet from the cold was unbearable.
- Fortunately the family cats are pretty robust but many pets find these bombardments unbearable.
- I was only a kid but I remember the tension being unbearable in the replay.
- Then, a flight of 24 hours, arduous at the best of times, becomes an unbearable ordeal.
- The shrill whine and unbearable thunder of falling bombs dug in under my skin and stayed there.
- A hungry baby does not have much time to wait before their need becomes unbearable.
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