In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he's/she's a crashing bore — es una verdadera lata informal
- This isn't to say that it is, to borrow from one of its songs, a crashing bore.
- At a deeper level, it seems to me that she is a world-class crashing bore.
- For the rains, if anything, have now become a crashing bore in Mumbai.
- It's just like the issue of Aida being one of the greatest of all operas and still being a crashing bore.
- I think he has simply demonstrated once again why he has become such a crashing bore.
- Two hours is just the right length to be a crashing, uncommunicative bore.
- In the great house-clearing of ideas which no longer serve, religion - specifically, Christianity - suffered a crashing defeat.
- The staging was subpar and the costumes a crashing bore to anyone who knows anything about Wagner performances of the last 40 years or so.
- Most of Friday's lead-up events were, not to put too fine a point on it, a crashing bore.
- She made no bones of the fact that she thought him a crashing bore and a regular bum.
- The learned explanations by the translator were a crashing bore.
- I have visited Friends Reunited and found the whole thing a crashing bore.
- Studying economics and only economics in the third year made life in the classroom a crashing bore.
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