In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nerviosotensowhen you mention money, they get all uptight — en cuanto se habla de dinero se ponen nerviosos / en tensión
- don't get so uptight (about it)! — no te pongas tan neura (por una cosa así)
- Anyone less uptight about these things will love it, though.
- And while some of us get uptight about smoking, we take a relaxed view of drinking.
- He breathed in and out slowly, hating that he was so uptight and edgy.
- Wayne annoys me, and Alfred doesn't have the dry sense of humor he once did, instead now seeming an uptight, gruff type.
- Yet Logan is not anywhere near as uptight as he once was.
- Okay, so she was sort of uptight and standoffish, but I didn't think much about it.
- You are angry, uptight and feeling the physical effects of this anxiety.
- It lurked in air like a poisonous cloud, making everyone feel uneasy and uptight.
- Those close to the team say the rookie quarterback is too nervous and uptight to let his abilities show.
- These women often come across as uptight or too bothered by small details.
- My real dad was mad at me and my mom one day because he couldn't understand why we made fun of him when he got so angry and uptight.
- That is one of the reasons why the wealth creators of New Zealand are so upset and uptight with the Government.
- But the wider message was, of course, that we have a sense of humour about ourselves, we are not uptight, we are human.
- Psychologists say it's all part of our uptight nature.
- No longer suppressed and uptight, we are happy to confess all to a stranger, often spending thousands of pounds in the process.
- I was incredibly nervous and uptight - seeing your hero in the flesh is truly a terrifying experience.
- I know I shouldn't be getting so uptight about it but I'd really like the satisfaction of knowing that I got it right.
- He's a tax lawyer and he's recently divorced and obviously uptight.
- But it is difficult, in this so-called enlightened age, to understand why we remain so uptight about it.
- Swinging liberals are just as prone to fear as uptight reactionaries; they just aren't as upfront about showing it.
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