In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sadly)(sigh) tristemente(sigh) con tristeza
- While everyone around him is in a committed relationship, he continues to find himself either unhappily involved or single all together.
- The gulfs that separate the three families, however, do not prevent their children from intermarrying, for the most part unhappily.
- While many happy human-animal relationships have begun with pet shop animals, there are many others which have ended unhappily.
- He was unhappily married, bored with parish duties and ill-equipped to climb the ecclesiastical greasy pole, but his talents were finally being recognised.
- I will supply what evidence we have, what reports we have honestly, and then happily leave it or unhappily leave it to the Council.
- This, unhappily and unfortunately, is nonsense.
- But wouldn't they rather see you happily unmarried than unhappily married?
- He and Ann, pausing unhappily outside in the hall, tiptoeing on the threadbare rug, could hear nothing from inside.
- Averagely attractive, generally assumed to be gay, though he isn't, he seems unhappily doomed to heterosexual singlehood.
- They play urban refugees - an unhappily married man and a coffee-shop girl burdened by her ill father - on the threshold of potential love.
- ‘The other international students don't take me seriously any more,’ he noted unhappily.
- He lives in the smartest house in the area, and is unhappily married to the beautiful Solema, a teacher of radical views and adulterous instincts.
- Professor Albeit is about a professor who wants to be a magician but is unhappily stuck teaching mathematics, till he bumps into a beautiful woman.
- Depending on your point of view, this is either a dewy-eyed romantic tale about two former lovers or a story about an unhappily married man looking to have sex with an old girlfriend.
- This loss is the more to be lamented, because the heir to his fortunes is unhappily not the heir to his graces.
- Gluttony, Orson Welles once said ruefully, is not a secret vice and unhappily the solution to weight loss is also blindingly obvious - whatever you eat, eat less.
- The story ended unhappily for all parties concerned: Harris was disgraced and his reputation exploded, but the forgers were also hounded out of Australia.
- Unfortunately, Langevin was married - unhappily, but nonetheless married.
- The dog, a small golden retriever, stood unhappily, her head low.
- Happily or unhappily, depending on which way you view it, the blonde in question is likely to be the company's yet-to-be-launched new brew - an oak-aged pale ale.
- For all that it kept up with the game by operating a pan-Scotland chain and by selling books on the internet, the firm was in a state of gentle decline which was unhappily all too obvious to its customers.
- I've felt so alone… Everybody I know is happily single, unhappily single with no options or happily hitched.
- They're kind of like an unhappily married couple, actually.
- And local authorities conceded unhappily that they were bound by the territory's Basic Law on business matters.
- We all make mistakes and if people in everyday life were to take as serious a view of our errors as young cricketers do of umpires' decisions I am afraid we should be somewhat unhappily situated.
2(unfortunately)lamentablemente(stronger) desgraciadamente(stronger) por desgracia
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