In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lack/loss) lamentarse dehe bemoaned his fate — se lamentaba de su suerte
- Kenny bemoans the loss of that sense of community.
- There has been a lot of complaining about it, a good deal of bemoaning our situation.
- Contemporary chroniclers based in England had a habit of bemoaning the cost and absence of results of such campaigns.
- Arjan bemoans our rapid consensus of opinion.
- Weil bemoans the fact that the ban was the only one of twenty-five commission recommendations adopted.
- Despite the drawbacks, Anne said she truly wants to stay in the area but bemoans the lack of amenities for her kids.
- This follows years of complaints from small shopkeepers and liberal commentators who bemoan supermarket's retail dominance.
- Mr Britton bemoans the location of the new hospital.
- The young American bemoaned the wet and cold of the Pennines, disconcerted by their bleakness that inspired the Brontes more than a century before.
- I've always bemoaned these losses, but never exactly mourned the loss of a station.
- The Times bemoans this development, acknowledging the commercial nature of Broadway theater, but wishing the stage itself could remain ad free.
- In one isolated village the people weep and wail, bemoaning their plight.
- He bemoans today's generation for not sharing that wish to make a difference but admits politics today ‘bores me completely’.
- Elizabeth loudly bemoans the tendency of the younger generation to career hop - ‘Just one was enough for us!’
- It also bemoans the city's refusal to release the dossiers to the people discussed within them.
- He is passionate about theatre, but bemoans the pressures which it is put under in Britain, thanks to underfunding.
- He never once complained or bemoaned the cruel hand life dealt him.
- Like many writers, Phillips bemoans the way in which the publishing industry is now dominated by a handful of all-powerful conglomerates.
- He frequently bemoans the absence of suitable role models for them.
- As the nation bemoans the prospect of new tax rises, we may take consolation from the fact that we are not the first to suffer.
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