In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1completamentetotalmenteI completely forgot — me olvidé completamente / totalmente / por completo
- it's completely and utterly false — es total y absolutamente falso
- do you feel completely recovered? — ¿ya te sientes del todo bien?
- we completely failed to convince them — no logramos convencerlos en absoluto / para nada
- To be fair to them, by the end of the programme both women are completely transformed.
- On top of that I am also managing a small team whose purpose completely mystifies me.
- The vehicle came to rest in a ditch where it caught fire and was completely destroyed.
- In a completely unrelated issue, what is the best way to treat a large flightless bird?
- It was about being away with a completely different group in the middle of nowhere.
- If she meant to say what she did say then it was a completely unjustified charge.
- Finally the star came to the tee, eyed up the ball and completely fluffed the shot.
- It may well turn out at the end of that that it was completely and utterly untrue.
- It'll be a fantastic trip and a chance to see a completely different view on art and design.
- What struck me, was how completely over the top some of these theatre types can be.
- Comparing across art forms may annoy but it is completely necessary to get a sense of scale.
- I got out of the car and noticed that the tyres were completely worn from the sideways skid.
- The amount of time I spent on it was completely ridiculous, as there was no real need.
- So off we went to the vet, completely expecting Fred to not be coming home with us.
- Even the front passenger seat can be folded completely flat for any extra long loads.
- On top of all that he's willing to try completely new things and rip up the script.
- When she broke her arm and was told it would not mend completely, she consulted de Vries.
- Is it likely that such a blog is going to give us a completely objective picture?
- It is a completely unsatisfactory position and we want to put it right as soon as possible.
- Of course, my mood will almost certainly have completely changed by the end of the day.
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