In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1avergonzadoapenado Southern Cone Latin Americahe told me how ashamed he was — me dijo lo apenado que estaba Southern Cone Latin America
- I don't feel in the least ashamed — no me da ninguna pena
- to be ashamed of sth
- she was ashamed of what she'd done — estaba avergonzada de lo que había hecho
- he felt ashamed of his wealth — sintió vergüenza de su riqueza
- it's nothing to be ashamed of — no tienes por qué avergonzarte
- to be ashamed of sb — avergonzarse de algn
- I'm ashamed of you — me avergüenzo de ti
- you ought to be ashamed of yourself — debería darte pena
- I feel totally ashamed of myself — se me cae la cara de vergüenza
- to be ashamed to + inf
- I'm ashamed to say it's true — me da vergüenza reconocerlo, pero es cierto
- he's ashamed to ask — le da vergüenza preguntar
- I was ashamed of our behaviour, I don't think it was very dignified.
- Obviously, Saturday was disappointing because of the result but the players shouldn't be ashamed of their efforts.
- While I feel like it is not something to be ashamed of, I am diligently learning to live with this affliction.
- I felt so ashamed and so guilty, and I almost just wanted to die because of what I had done to my kids.
- I guess this is the point where I should be contrite and say I was ashamed of myself, but I wasn't.
- I'm still ashamed of how poorly I did on that particular challenge.
- I will admit to smoking the odd joint and I am not embarrassed or ashamed of it.
- I'd normally be ashamed of writing about a politician's appearance.
- They were not ashamed of smoking, for instance, but of smoking the wrong brand.
- So the children feel guilty and ashamed and, as it's their fault, they don't tell anyone.
- From that, what I have learnt is never to be ashamed of saying you're sorry.
- It is a wonderful story, not something we should be ashamed of or embarrassed about.
- Look, voting is a privilege as well as a right and if you don't vote, you should be ashamed of yourself.
- On one side, he felt guilty and ashamed, and on the other he just felt angry that it hadn't worked.
- I'm not ashamed of doing anything in public, in front of everybody, I don't care.
- I know I had something else to be ashamed of, but I can't think of it right now.
- Continue being proud of who you are because you have nothing to be ashamed of, and everything to be proud of.
- He said things he knew perfectly well he did not mean, and he was not at all ashamed of owning this strange character trait.
- The good politician rolls his logs in public, and is not ashamed of his job.
- I have shown people that it is ok, there is nothing to be ashamed of.
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