In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to go on a binge — irse de juerga / parranda / farra informal
- they had a real binge to celebrate his promotion — celebraron su ascenso con una borrachera
- she dieted for two weeks and then had a huge binge — estuvo dos semanas a régimen y después se dio tremenda comilona
- he went on a shopping binge — se fue a despilfarrar dinero a las tiendas
- the festival is the city's cultural binge — el festival es la orgía cultural de la ciudad
- The worst thing about not being a student anymore is no summer holiday, meaning no 5-day test binges (bingeing on cricket that is, no alcohol involved).
- They can't do the student thing either - no all night drinking binges, no booze runs to France on the ferry, no freedom.
- She's been eating in binges as well, and called in sick today merely because she didn't want to face anyone.
- Many young people who smoke tobacco or who often have drinking binges have not seriously considered changing.
- Aside from the problem of alcoholism, the violence and fighting associated with drinking binges is almost a normal state of affairs in many areas.
- As with many great artists, Pollock was an undiagnosed manic-depressive whose life was characterized by periods of self-destructive binges followed by giddy bouts of joy and creativity.
- People with binge eating disorder are extremely distressed by their binge eating.
- Although he promised to stay off alcohol, Best went on a binge last month in his local pub.
- These reports of late night drinking binges are untrue.
- We hypothesise that alcohol, particularly when drunk in binges, acts as a catalyst on acute ischaemic heart diseases, possibly by being synergetic to other triggering factors.
- He eats too many late-night kebabs after drinking binges stemming from his innate self-hatred and inability to be at peace with the world.
- Another neighbour, who did not wish to be named, said petty crime and teenage drink binges also plagued the estate.
- That way he got paid pretty quickly, went on a binge, sobered up, wrote another one, and so on.
- When I first became interested in Linux, I purchased Red Hat and went on a binge to explore everything.
- Sue Robinson, defending, said her client had been an alcoholic for 25 years and would take herself off on three or four day drinking binges.
- Rogue builders who conned pensioners out of £140,000 before blowing the cash on drinking binges have been ordered to reveal how much they each profited from the scam.
- Drink and drug binges at a graveyard in the town and vandalism at a play park on the Forest estate have caused residents a lot of misery over the last few months.
- For example, the capacity of the liver to metabolize alcohol is increased by a steady high level of drinking but markedly impaired by alcohol binges.
- Gallons of alcohol have also been seized from youngsters who use the streets for open air drink binges and 17 arrests have been made of those caught ignoring police orders.
- Frey predicts that butterfly watchers in the rest of the country may be able to see more monarch drinking binges in hot spells and during mating periods.
1darse una comilona informalto binge on sth — atiborrarse / hartarse de algo
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