In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1disgusto masculinedesilusión feminine
- The long-awaited breakup will ensue, to the embarrassment and chagrin of many.
- However, much to Dare's chagrin, the faculty did nothing to oppose Halpern's position.
- Imagine my surprise and chagrin when I realised that I could not hear any music above the din of the rattly old Northern Line train.
- Partick's chagrin, he suggests, might also fail to take into account a number of factors at work in these acquisitions.
- She says she always dreamed of becoming an actress but, to her chagrin, opportunity and ambition didn't seem to go hand in hand.
- Get his glasses steamed, and he'll punt you into the next time zone, as Jonah Goldberg has just learned to his bruised chagrin.
- Imagine what chagrin we can bring to this nation if we were to sneer or giggle at a visiting diplomat from say Nigeria or India!
- To his embarrassment and chagrin, not one of these claims has turned out to be true.
- Predictions are hazardous business, as all poll pundits will have realised to their chagrin this month.
- He coughed up his Bickfords and turned purple with a mixture of shame and chagrin.
- At the mention of Vannington, the look changed to chagrin and embarrassment.
- Much to their chagrin, Kerry never went over his allotted time.
- But, despite my chagrin at what I regard as a rip-off, I have booked two tickets.
- To Eliza's chagrin, she was sent to the office to learn secretarial skills.
- He has adopted the one by the radiator, much to Tess's chagrin.
- I think, you know, I've been very open in the past, and a little bit to my own chagrin.
- To his chagrin, he has come up with the evidence to prove him wrong.
- I realised, with some chagrin, that for Hilberg the conclusion was implicit in the sequence, and he had trusted me to see it.
- Much to my chagrin no such indication appeared, and I handed the candy back to my daughter.
- Too late, to his chagrin, not to mention embarrassment, he found that he had rather overdone it, and could not get near him.
1to be chagrined — estar disgustado / apesadumbrado
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