In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aterradohorrorizadoto be aghast at sth
- we were aghast at the very thought — solo pensarlo nos aterraba / horrorizaba
- The Clonmore man looked on aghast but was quickly granted a reprieve.
- Recently, Macintosh and his wife, Claire, had family pictures taken and were aghast to see how much they seem to have aged in the year.
- I'd asked, aghast, since Hardy was so obviously sympathetic to women.
- He must be aghast at England's dismal results, even if he does not blame Robinson for the lack of a global vision for the defence of the world title.
- He would be aghast at the spread of materialism and greed, and angry at our indifference to poverty and deprivation.
- Like so many of your correspondents I too am appalled, aghast and ashamed.
- People are truly aghast by what had to have been a pre-mediated attack.
- The church volunteers who serve it were aghast and flabbergasted.
- I am aghast with horror that at this late stage in the day, we are still having to have this argument.
- The court was utterly speechless, they were aghast at her rude behavior.
- One woman, who moved to the area in the summer of 2003, was aghast at the horror in her own backyard.
- Mr. Iyengar, who specialises in laws related to intellectual property rights, was aghast.
- One telling anecdote earlier this year had watchdog watchers aghast and amazed.
- She imitates his nasal hee-haw very loudly and we look on, aghast.
- I am aghast (and too much of a puritan to be comfortable with such time-wasting).
- There are, however, many decent Christians who are horrified and aghast.
- We stood open mouthed and the English couples dining were all aghast at this behaviour.
- Hark looks on aghast at his ruined production, but snaps out of it when the audience responds with a standing ovation.
- On the other hand, most readers would probably be appalled and aghast at this stuff.
- Television cameras exposed the errors, viewers were aghast and the sport's officials were left red-faced.
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