In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1chiflado informalto be crackers — estar como una cabra informal
- she went crackers when she found out — se puso furibunda cuando se enteró
- I'm crackers about him — estoy chiflada por él
- He had great promise as a young writer in Britain before he went crackers over the paranormal.
- And who really went crackers last week when Howard winked at Beulah in the elevator?
- Seriously impressed judges go crackers for Scottish cheddar.
- Don't go crackers this Christmas.
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