In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(irritate, bother)molestarirritarfastidiarhis silence was beginning to annoy me — su silencio estaba empezando a molestarme / irritarme
- Here's a tip: if listening to other people talk annoys you, don't hang out in public places.
- Bad service loses people business and annoys customers - and customers need to feel that they are getting good service in order to cough up for it.
- Sometimes my view of taxes being necessary annoys a few people who see them selves paying for something they don't use.
- O'Connor later admitted all the jokes upset him: "You have to put on a brave face but it annoys you."
- What annoyed us was the attitude of the staff.
- Not only is it exhausting to be in a state of near-perpetual anger, but it's unhealthy, and it annoys other people.
- The lack of the advertised guided tours at Versailles annoyed me.
- It is up to him as to whether he wants to annoy 51 % of the population.
- This song annoyed me the very minute I first heard it.
- When I was young my father used to annoy me by saying that I would have to work much harder than my peers to succeed.
- Clichéd, stereotypical tales of the relative strengths of men and women always annoy me.
- The lack of information is what creates the chaos and annoys people.
- If you go around incessantly spreading goodwill, you'll just annoy people.
- If someone else is annoying you, and they have no idea what effect they are having on you, then what is the point in staying annoyed with them?
- It annoys me that good always seems to prevail over evil in books, movies, TV, and life in general.
- I accepted the decision - what annoyed me most was how no one had the decency to say thanks for what I'd done for the club.
- But what annoys me is people who take volunteering for granted, who take me for granted.
- It's a minor quibble to be sure, but one that annoyed me nonetheless.
2(anger)it annoys me to think that … — me da mucha rabia pensar que …
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