In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aturdirofuscarhis brain was befuddled by drink — el alcohol le había embotado el cerebro
- I do have to admit to being a little befuddled by what's going on in terms of the descriptions.
- When Miss Fiske wrote to inform me of her condition, I was utterly befuddled.
- Brooke glanced around at the girls, whose befuddled faces told her how stupid this must have looked.
- Sarah felt something stir within her as she gazed at him, her eyes never leaving his and she was befuddled.
- It befuddled me greatly because I couldn't remember doing anything wrong that night, at least not to him.
- Who knows what little games he played in his mind before it became befuddled by morphine?
- I'm still befuddled by the speed with which these were produced, in a kitchen featuring two gas burners and one ancient electric mixer.
- I was so stunned and momentarily befuddled it never even occurred to me to fire the second barrel.
- I opened the door and there was no teacher in sight, only several befuddled students.
- In our early days, my entering classmates were often befuddled by the kind of readings we were given.
- This clarified things for the more befuddled viewers but reminded all that they were watching a dead person.
- I forgot to tell you all this is set in one of my confused and befuddled future settings.
- Even then, the details of how I had gone and gotten myself a boyfriend befuddled me.
- Clearly it exists, but it is befuddled, complex, and we all have a different idea about what it is.
- I am as befuddled as you are when I try to read that deliberately abstruse text.
- She told me, her eyes widening with the mystery that befuddled me earlier.
- The sport of boxing won big time as it again confused and befuddled it's critics.
- Riders overtake traffic, carving in and out of lanes as befuddled drivers bond in confusion with pedestrians.
- At first they glanced at each other, befuddled by the albino girl who stood in nothing but a strapless nightgown.
- A very befuddled teenager soon found himself pushed and locked out of the room.
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