In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(look) aprensivo(look) de aprensiónto be apprehensive about sth
- I'm rather apprehensive about the consequences — siento cierta aprensión por lo que pueda pasar
- they were apprehensive about her reaction — temían su reacción
- to grow apprehensive — inquietarse
- Our staff report feeling constantly afraid and apprehensive even when they are safe at home.
- In the absence of common interests states will be competitive, apprehensive, and even fearful.
- Anyway… I never realised just how worried and apprehensive he was about her visiting.
- I am very nervous and apprehensive, particularly as the hours are ticking away.
- I was very anxious and apprehensive about going in to work.
- And I must confess to being a trifle apprehensive in the days leading up to the concert.
- It was a mixture of anger, worry, and sadness with tears welling in her apprehensive eyes.
- He invariably looks good, but his expression frequently verges on concerned and apprehensive.
- If the horse gets apprehensive or frightened, his back tightens and shortens.
- Her arms are crossed and her face apprehensive, but she claims she's not nervous.
- Obviously I'm still nervous and apprehensive, but sometimes you've got to do certain things.
- The marines were pumped up for action, but also thoughtful, nervous and even apprehensive.
- The board of directors looked tense and apprehensive, anticipating the storm that was about to break.
- She wore an expression that could either be read as apprehensive or frightened, depending.
- Approaching exam time children get apprehensive and nervous about learning and become worried about making a fool of themselves.
- An anxious start I was a bit apprehensive at the start of this week.
- Why were these people frightened and so apprehensive if he had committed no crime?
- For ten days or more I never heard a peep from him and I was beginning to feel less apprehensive about the whole experience.
- Another pause and she strained for the answer, nervous and apprehensive all at once.
- A lot of those deals are very tight and clients become apprehensive.
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