In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(drug) que crea adicción(drug) que crea dependencia(drug) que crea hábito(drug) adictivothe trouble with soap operas is that they're addictive — el problema con las telenovelas es que crean hábito
- if you exercise a lot, it becomes addictive — el ejercicio es como una droga, cuanto más haces, más lo necesitas
- She was told that both drugs are addictive and will no longer be prescribed for her.
- I can tell you, caramelised onions are addictive, especially with goat's cheese on olive and walnut bread.
- The sensory overload is powerful and like most powerful things it is attractive, intoxicating, addictive, and dangerous.
- The addicting properties of sugar or fast food could easily be tested in humans.
- When drunk frequently or in large quantities, alcohol is addictive.
- His team are using fruit flies to study the genetics of cocaine and other addictive drugs.
- As with any addictive substance, there is a reason we get hooked on caffeine in the first place.
- Politics is addictive.
- Appetite suppressants should be totally avoided because they are addictive.
- This was a show that was original, unique, instantly addictive.
- I cannot say enough good things about this short, addicting series.
- Tobacco is one of the most addictive drugs available and by far the deadliest overall.
- She was addicting, I have to admit.
- He had placed two candles on the table, which gave off a very addicting aroma.
- Fonts are fun, but they can also be addictive.
- Pushing the limits of your personal bests will be addicting!
- For many mildly (or not so mildly) addictive modern commodities, the attraction is itself dangerous.
- Caffeine is addictive and hooks you in the same way as amphetamines, cocaine and heroin.
- We got immediate feedback from the crowd (always positive), and that got pretty addictive!
- Once addicted at a vulnerable age, the argument goes, young users grow into adults who find the addicting substances difficult or impossible to resist.
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