In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1angustia feminineto cause sb anguish — angustiar a algn
- the anguish of indecision/waiting — la agonía / el suplicio de la indecisión/la espera
- My ankle began to throb and I cried out in anguish.
- Rumor infiltrates the camp and Euryalus' mother cries out in anguish at the death of her son.
- And when I woke up today, I found a lot of the despair and anguish I had been feeling lately had left me.
- The film depicts how physical and mental anguish can distort our view of reality.
- Wit changes to anguish to make up a very absorbing narrative.
- He says the trauma of that day continues to haunt him and has caused him severe mental anguish.
- But if something had happened to me while I was there, I wouldn't have wanted the world to gnash its teeth in anguish and despair over me.
- I was in anguish, feeling the pain of my neighbours who had lost relatives.
- But deep down I felt for him because the pain and anguish he and his family went through was immense.
- But when it takes literally years for a full inquest to be staged, families say the pain and anguish they suffer becomes that much worse.
- Courts have rejected the claims of people who tried to recover damages for pain and suffering and for mental anguish.
- Her face was set in anguish; eyes squeezed shut, her mouth twisted in sorrow.
- I cried in anguish, but I had to return to my school, a broken but wiser man.
- He dropped to his knees and gathered up handfuls of dust and smeared them on his forehead and chest, crying aloud in anguish.
- She tried to get up but the stinging pain on her back caused her to cry out in anguish.
- I had to bite down on my lip and close my eyes for a moment to keep myself from crying out in anguish.
- Alexander cried out in anguish, but was unable to move away from a final blow.
- He was unable to speak from exhaustion, physical pain and mental anguish.
- I am appealing to all mums and dads, please sit your children down and explain what distress and anguish they cause with their pranks.
- I'm glad he no longer has to suffer not only the physical agony but also the mental anguish of rejecting this new world.
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