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 bonkers — estar chiflado / chalado informal
- to go bonkers — perder la chaveta
- Even now, mixed raced children either embrace a black identity or go bonkers trying to fit into a white society that won't accept them as one of their own.
- Well, the outrageous Julie has always been bonkers, hasn't she.
- The response of the Zionists was to go absolutely bonkers.
- And, brilliantly insightful or bonkers, they'll still be worth hearing.
- The alternative, which is of course always possible, is that half the town has gone stark, raving bonkers.
- It would be bonkers for one council to act alone, but it would make sense if all three million people in Greater Manchester came to the same decision.
- It'll be a real hoot to see the neighbors gawking, gasping and going completely bonkers over your capricious little caper.
- Speaking for myself, I think Lynne must be perfectly bonkers.
- Another excellent Orb album that will leave you sufficiently bonkers until his next release.
- Only one of us was bonkers in this particular episode.
- It comes as a shock to find oneself joining the ‘Dear Sir, are we all going bonkers?’
- Well, provided you haven't gone completely bonkers and been committed, that may well be true.
- I'm not at all surprised by this story, for Manhattan life can be very hectic, very stressful, and, frankly, very bonkers.
- To my delight she shot me a look that said she thought I'd gone bonkers.
- She most likely thought I was stark raving bonkers as I told the tale of my worries about leaving the gas on.
- I have been going absolutely bonkers trying to get a doll which is absolutely-to-my-liking finished.
- But don't get stressed out and go bonkers in the middle of Boots.
- Good god, he really has gone stark raving bonkers, hasn't he?
- If your neighbour's dogs barking is driving you bonkers, use a video camera to tape the mutt howling.
- When I suggest he could subsidise lower ticket prices by putting on fewer concerts he looks at me as though I am bonkers.
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