In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(situation/news) inquietante(news/situation) preocupante
- Sligo's drugs gangs having more guns is a worrying development.
- The recent decision of Blackburn with Darwen Council to remove a number of pool lifeguard posts from Shadsworth Leisure Centre is a worrying development.
- Health bosses in Bradford are appealing to women to make time for a vital health check after a worrying drop in the numbers having smear tests.
- For Riddoch, however, the most worrying aspect of women's magazines is the growing preoccupation with celebrity.
- Yet it is deeply worrying that some of those whom he has offended appear to have taken the law into their own hands.
- The worrying thing for holidaymakers and travel agents is the cut back on flights by major tour operators.
- The report also highlights the worrying impact global warming will have on the safety of millions of passengers.
- Far more worrying is the veiled victim-blaming indulged in by influential environmental experts who ought to know better.
- The most worrying aspect of the problem is the police's low-key approach to bringing offenders to book.
- Even more worrying, Damian, now 35, is eligible for parole next year.
- He said: "The whole thing is worrying."
- The graph on the top right, of Japanese and American house prices, does make for a worrying comparison.
- It's probably nothing serious, but it's worrying nonetheless.
- So, at face value, the proposal I have made is worrying.
- These statistics are worrying, especially in a rural Scottish village.
- It is a worrying time for everyone as we have all got mortgages to pay.
- The British Thoracic Society says there is one lung specialist for 119,000 patients in England and Wales, a situation they say is very worrying.
- But now that you come to think about it, it's quite worrying.
- The case has exposed a number of worrying concerns about the handling of such a sensitive inquiry.
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