In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1darle asco ayou disgust me! — ¡me das asco!
- the smell/taste disgusts me — el olor/sabor me da asco / me repugna
- I am disgusted by his disregard for others — me indigna su falta de consideración con el prójimo
- In fact, it totally disgusts me that my name has been used in this way and I wish to put it on record that I totally disassociate myself from this party.
- There's a vicious, potentially hurtful quality to it that disgusts me.
- Quite frankly, it disgusts me and I do not feel enough is done for elderly people.
- There's something about their exuberant cheesiness that, quite frankly, disgusts me.
- He disgusts me and nothing's going to get me buying one of his records, ever again.
- It disgusts me that one of the best songwriters of his generation is being treated as the butt of jokes and victim of snide remarks.
- Instead of doing something about the safety of the road they're increasing the volume of traffic and that disgusts me.
- I didn't say one word to the players after the game because I am absolutely disgusted with them.
- The fact that they are keeping us in the dark for so long about whether or not we are actually going to have a hospital let alone a maternity unit disgusts me.
- Your ladyship should know about my beliefs and frankly your behaviour disgusts me.
- He says he is disgusted with the way peace protesters have been behaving.
- But there's a falsity in the reaction to the disaster that both intrigues and disgusts me.
- It disgusts me, yet I can't seem to resist looking at it.
- When I look back it disgusts me that I was on so little money just because I was too young to qualify for the minimum wage.
- The greed and the misdirected energy of this administration disgusts me.
- I'm absolutely disgusted by the behaviour of all the people concerned in this case.
- I am disgusted that anyone gave permission for that embarrassing advertisement.
- Whatever those guys in the presidential palaces or state houses have to say, we know the truth - and it both alarms and disgusts us.
- I was disgusted, at such a serious moment and even horrific, how could he think of money.
- The fact that people were wringing their hands and arguing the point disgusts me.
1(revulsion)indignación femininemasculine ascofeminine repugnanciait fills me with disgust — me da asco
- disgust at sth
- my disgust at their behavior surprised them — les sorprendió que me indignara su comportamiento
- much to my disgust, they ate it raw — se lo comieron crudo, lo cual me dio un asco espantoso
- I turned away, in disgust at the sight — me volví, asqueado por aquel espectáculo
- she stormed out of the meeting in disgust — salió indignada / furiosa de la reunión
- I threw my betting slip down in disgust, and moved on to have a go at shooting some cans to try to win a furry toy instead.
- I left the cinema half an hour before the end of the film in disgust, anger and, quite frankly, boredom.
- She almost pulled her hand away in disgust, but managed to control herself.
- They also said that their foreman had resigned in disgust over the manner of the dismissal.
- Some small shareholders were so upset by events they walked out in disgust.
- I picked one up suspiciously, squeezed it, and then flung it back on the tray in disgust.
- She crumpled it up in her hand and threw it to the floor in disgust, then sighed deeply.
- Once again, this may seem obvious to some, and others may stop reading at this point in disgust.
- I am writing in disgust over plans to demolish the Library and replace it with flats.
- Some openly jeered and shouted in disgust when the final vote tally was announced.
- She threw her hand to her nose in disgust as her peers burst out into a jovial laughter.
- I write to you in disgust at the comments made by your columnist.
- She went on a bit more, but I didn't hear any of it, due to my storming off in disgust.
- He left his job in disgust after being passed over for promotion and pay rises which were given to younger members of staff.
- She glared at the man in disgust but allowed him to take a blood sample and check her fever.
- The cabin smelled of mildew, and they turned their noses up in disgust.
- Some home fans had seen enough and promptly threw their season tickets onto the pitch in disgust.
- Sarah looked away in disgust, but everywhere were the signs of disrepair.
- When the motion was passed over 200 delegates stormed out of the conference in disgust.
- The show fanatics behind kept clucking in disgust and making noises of disapproval.
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