In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinedeliranteto be delirious — delirar
- the fever made her delirious — la fiebre la hizo delirar / desvariar
- Sometimes she would have raging temperatures where she would become delirious, speaking nonsense, and not being fully aware of what was going on.
- On the unit, he was agitated and delirious, undressing himself for several days.
- Low doses of neuroleptics may be helpful in managing the agitation of a delirious patient temporarily.
- His vision was dimming as the rock squeezed harder, his mind was almost delirious with the pain.
- Vivid hallucinations and delirious illusions may also occur.
- If left untreated, the patient may be highly agitated, develop insomnia, become delirious or go into a coma.
- Tell your doctor if you had a seizure or got delirious when you tried to stop drinking before.
- Attention is impaired, and a delirious person is difficult to engage in conversation and easily distracted by irrelevant stimuli.
2informal(wildly excited, happy)loco de alegría informalto become delirious with joy — enloquecer de alegría
- The crowd went delirious and pointed with glee as the windscreen wiper machines bumped repeatedly into his contorted form and grew all the more confused.
- The crowd is delirious then a great hush - who will take it?
- He was feeling the most delirious thrill of joy, mixed with an agony of anticipation, and spiked with that most potent spice: fear.
- Raine covered her ears at the shrill sound, ducking away from the delirious crowd as best as she could.
- And 180 km after starting we hit the finish line; elated, delirious, lots of emotion and not too much pain thankfully.
- Thus, the two sides to Neptune are rapture or despair, delirious happiness versus pain and confusion.
- She had lived in the city too long, Emma thought, and open windows and wild, chirping night songs had made her delirious.
- The figures ache with yearning yet wear expressions of thrilled surrender and delirious abandon.
- I'm so flattered and pleased and delirious and overjoyed that my work has been received so positively by you all.
- It requires delirious, wild optimism to believe madness on every continent will keep us safe indefinitely.
- Half the crowd erupted into delirious cheering and celebrating; the other half sitting silently in the stands.
- When delirious crowds tore down the Berlin Wall in 1989 many hallucinated that a millennium of borderless freedom was at hand.
- She had been delirious with excitement about the whole thing, from the moment they had been invited along.
- While the penalty prompted singing and cheering from the crowd, the drop kick produced thunderous applause and brought a delirious crowd to their feet.
- If, as the run continues, the company unleashes the wild rage of the underdog, it might well hit delirious, instead of merely amusing, heights.
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