In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(depression)the blues — la depre
- to have the blues — estar con la depre
- You say you've got the blues in your alligator shoes.
- Depression is more than getting a bad case of the blues.
- It's an attack of poison ivy, teenage angst and the blues all rolled into one unscratchable scourge.
- Talk about the blues, man - he just can't win.
- I've got a blue motel room, with a blue bedspread I've got the blues inside and outside my head…
- If you're suffering from the blues and want to see if a natural approach can help, discuss taking a medication with your doctor.
- Chatting to this bubbly rowing ambassadress, it is hard to believe that she ever suffers from the blues, but settling for second best would signal negative feelings this time.
- Nearly everyone has had the blues at one time or another.
- Now we're learning that lower primates can get the blues, too.
- Welford argues that there are three different forms of ‘postnatal distress’: the blues, PND and psychosis.
- A collection of amusing animal photos as well as warm and inspirational texts designed to cheer up anyone who's got the blues.
- Depression is almost unknown to these individuals because they are all so optimistic and active that they have little time for self-pity or the blues.
- He was basically a rich kid coming up, but he got the blues down deep in his own way.
- Well, you try cleaning the algae from an Olympic sized swimming pool on a balmy summer's day without getting some form of the blues!
- It also benefits from stunning scenery and has a climate to soothe all winter blues.
- Your bud's got the blues: you have a bud who's just not herself lately?
- Depression goes well beyond a simple case of the blues.
- I had a bad case of the heart burns; a bad case of the blues.
- It's closing time at the last mall on Earth, so you'd best stock up on ‘medicine for the blues.’
- A gents' hairdresser has got the barber's blues after thieves swiped the trademark poles which have stood outside his salon for 50 years.
- The great African-American exodus from the south during the first half of the twentieth century spawned a new form of urban electric-based blues.
- Here she is not only a blues poet, but also a part of a blues people grounded in a specific set of conditions that give birth to the blues as music and as world view.
- This gradual migration of the blues from a rural to an urban setting had an unexpected effect on the music.
- ‘I love her because she would sing all over the song, rather than just do it straight, and she could sing a standard in a gritty gospel style then do a blues and just kill everyone in the room.’
- That progressed from the blues into folk and gospel music and things like that.
- At the same time, the rise of blues festivals across the country has further commodified the blues as a feel-good music geared largely to whites.
- Although the origins of the blues may never be known, the Mississippi Delta has been called the ‘home of the blues.’
- For years, pedantic scholars have crowed about the debt rock owes the blues.
- What emerges from this mixture is a very American sound that mixes jazz, country and western, rock, popular song, folk, and the blues.
- It was the blues with energy, music from the heart, played on whatever was around.
- I'm going to do a Blues and then I get into a Ballad and then...?
- Now, just like with rock music philosophy, blues rests on the notion of the mythological, endless Saturday night.
- She plays the blues as filtered through the best punk rock.
- They did a blues and an assortment of standards.
- Each book contains ballads, blues, Latin pieces and rags.
- Some people like jazz, or rock and roll or the blues.
- People never know if my music is jazz or blues or folk or pop, but I don't know how to put myself into a category.
- Yet all this activity detailing the history of the blues during the twentieth century obscures a few thorny questions.
- And this is before the great twentieth-century migrations of blacks and the blues.
- Susan adds her dazzling jazz sound of silky vocals and sultry twists to eleven recordings ranging from traditional and folk to the blues.
- Just don't get him started on jazz or, worse, the blues.
- Rather my objectives flow from a desire to revitalize our assumptions about the concepts of empowerment and agency in relation to black women and the blues.
- By the mid-'60s, younger British musicians were adapting the urban blues as well.
- It has further enhanced by love for rock and the blues for its simplicity of groove and expression.
2Musicblues masculineto play/sing (the) blues — tocar/cantar blues
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