In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(high)(on drugs) colgado argot(on drugs) colocado argot(on drink) curda argot(on drink) borracho
- When we place a personal ad, it will read: ‘Two much-maligned middle-aged artistic gents seek silent sublime zonked youngsters for eating out.’
- Curious, he decided to do a little experiment: how much of Sahara's guard was up when she was completely zonked?
- My boss is going to be so happy when I show up white-faced, zonked on medication, and with pain lines in my face!
- LCD is a one-man entertainment troupe that suggests a zonked universe where Brian Eno, Steve Albini and Giorgio Moroder are soul brothers.
- The Bloor syncs up The Wizard of Oz to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon in what has become a cult favourite for zonked hippies.
- Steve Coogan is simply amazing as the zonked and dreamy man who put Manchester back on the map for a few extraordinary years and oversaw the shift from Punk to Ecstasy Culture and Dance music.
- The two of us were sitting around zonked, just staring out at the sea.
- I swear I spent a large portion of those years totally zonked out of my head.
- The young pilots of Galactica's battleship fleet are perpetually zonked on uppers.
- I was fully in character, except for the non-pleated slacks and the fact that, once again, I was zonked on great weed.
2(exhausted)to be zonked — estar hecho polvo / reventado coloquial
- I was completely zonked when I got there — llegué hecho polvo / reventado
- Dolly was fast asleep at my feet, Harry equally zonked, wedged into the small of my back.
- I still feel pretty zonked, as it would appear I am coming down with another random illness (make the bad man stop!
- Now it's ten to twelve and I'm feeling pretty zonked.
- Friday night dinner at L&S's, where we were all pretty zonked.
- Moore deplores the madness we live daily but are too busy or too zonked to notice.
- Anyway, after I got home, had a long phone call with a friend, and went to bed zonked, I had trouble sleeping.
- Two hours later the kids were zonked out and Tanya and I were talking on the couches in the front room.
- I'm also pretty zonked and wishing I could just lie down and sleep, but that's business as usual for me.
- Right now, I'm really quite zonked and I think it's time for bed.
- It was about 2 by the time we left, and we were both pretty zonked.
- It was the first time I noticed that Jay was looking more tired and zonked than I figured I did.
- Sean sprawled out across the rear seat right after their meal; he was still zonked.
- I lay there, zonked, in the sun, until breakfast was ready.
- I know I was pretty zonked from not getting enough sleep the night before - my hips don't deal well with sleeping on the floor, it seems.
- Mums think their baby is zonked and rush them off to bed, but they're just digesting their food.
- I was pretty zonked around that point, so I finally got in the car and pointed it towards home.
- So either I'm adapting to this constantly changing lifestyle, or I'm just zonked…
- Lunch on Saturday was fun, and D stayed around a little afterwards, but I was so zonked after a week of getting to Battersea for 9am, that he went home.
- That will either mean I have a quiet day because she'll be zonked or she'll be on a tear.
- The three of us are spending almost all of our time zonked out in bed.
- I'm pretty zonked and I could use some rest, especially if I'm going to get to the gym tomorrow.
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