In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be bombed — estar tomado Latin America informal
- They both looked bombed out of their minds on ecstasy or some other teenybopper-dancing drug.
- By the time I got home the next morning, bombed out of my skull on cheap tequila and even cheaper laudanum, she was already asleep.
- That was 3:00 am, and we were bombed out of our heads.
- Well, it was obvious that they were completely bombed out of their mind, on who knows what.
- Cleary, she was bombed out of her mind during the interview.
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