In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(giddy)(sensation) de mareoI had a dizzy spell — me dio un mareo
- to feel dizzy — (dizzy, unwell) estar mareado
- it makes me dizzy just watching them — solo de mirarlos me mareo
- I was beginning to feel slightly dizzy, most likely from loss of blood.
- He had begun getting dizzy spells and even lost consciousness at points.
- The dizzy spell passed, and he tentatively opened his eyes again.
- I turned around to tell him something in reply, but I suddenly felt very dizzy.
- She forced herself to move on, but she was dizzy with confusion and lust.
- With a dizzy head and uncontrollable balance, she took a couple steps towards the kitchen, but she swayed back and forth.
- Peering over the edge behind the shrine, the sheer drop to the valley floor below made me dizzy.
- In July 1999 he began suffering dizzy spells, resulting in loss of balance, and painful headaches.
- Does household cleaning give you headaches, nausea, dizzy spells or sign irritations?
- Being so close to him made her feel slightly dizzy - in a pleasurable way.
- His head was still dizzy and his senses clouded, but one thing was for sure in his mind.
- Her mom makes her really mad a lot, and when that happens she'll run into her room and dance until she's dizzy.
- She was so dizzy with happiness, she didn't notice them walk out of the door, she didn't care they were walking through the town.
- I tried not to think about it so much because it made my head all dizzy.
- His vision was nearly back to normal, the dizzy spells happened only infrequently.
- She would close her eyes and spin until she was too dizzy to stand.
- The physician twirled the patient around so fast and long, at one point, that the patient became dizzy and lost her balance.
- He experienced considerable headaches, loss of short-term and new memory, loss of concentration and dizzy spells.
- The ache was beginning to impair my vision, making me dizzy and nauseous.
- He needed to sit, or he might just get too dizzy to stand.
2(causing dizziness)(speed) vertiginoso(height) de vértigoinflation continued at a dizzy rate — la inflación continuaba a un ritmo vertiginoso
- As Chrissy unpacked her bag, Ian knelt on the pillows and looked down at the dizzy drop to the rocks below.
- South of that lies the corrie of the pap, Coire na Ciche, taking its name the great rock that gazes down into the dizzy depths below.
3informal(silly, scatterbrained)tarambana informal
- Yep the dizzy blonde had some friends this week - hallelujah!
- So, what has the dizzy blonde been doing, besides the usual clumsy bumping into things, talking rubbish and general silliness?
- Karen played the dizzy girl who needed help with her bags and needing to be showed to her room.
- But perhaps because I'm dark not blonde, such idiotic statements are thought of as one-offs rather than a sign of a naturally dizzy blonde brain.
- Well… welcome to the chronicles of a dizzy blonde in Plymouth (England).
- The role of Irene could easily have just been put across as simply a dizzy, dumb blonde.
- Oh what a dizzy dame you are, my little petal.
- Even a dizzy blonde like Marilyn suggests something more spiritual with the sadness lurking behind her baby blues.
- The bizarre thing about this scene is Bond playing the dizzy blonde to Moneypenny's quick-thinking control freak.
- Is she afraid of being typecast as a brunette version of these dizzy dames?
- Does that mean they're dizzy blondes who only care about counting alcohol units and snogging cute guys?
- Backing up would have been the sensible option, but a dizzy blonde is never one to possess much common sense…
- And now its the weekend, although the dizzy blonde has no friends about and no money to spend.
- Yeah, she was a dizzy, out-of-this-world blonde, but she was great to party with, and great for cheering me up.
- They first met and became friends six years ago when she was playing Corrie's dizzy blonde barmaid Raquel and he was a top executive at Granada studios.
- I am once again a dizzy blonde in Swindon, having returned from my Welsh tour.
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