In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1doggone it, the car won't start — mecachis / me cacho en diez, el coche no quiere arrancar informal euphemistic
1dichoso informalcondenado informalmaldito informal
- These two people need to sit in a room together and make a doggone decision right now.
- This 1953 effort isn't a complete waste of time, but it comes doggone close.
- According to them, these are, if not the best of times, pretty doggone good times about which you'd have to be a fool to complain.
- I travel around the country, and there's a common sentiment - the tax code is too doggone complicated.
- She speaks with uncanny timing in the most doggone delicious accent, and sings with irresistible sorcery.
- I've cut my feet chasing some of those doggone chickens.
- The schedule might appear impressive if it weren't so doggone reckless.
- That is probably what made her so doggone successful there in the loan office.
- You know, that's what makes politics so doggone interesting.
- And when you do that, you had doggone well better win.
- We're able to stop and change direction pretty doggone quick here.
- Our technology correspondent joins us live with a look at some of the best doggone gadgets he could find.
- As before, her charm and doggone friendliness manipulate everyone to her way of thinking.
- That's why this arrest and this capture is so doggone important.
- And that's what it's all about, and that's why this vote in Florida is so doggone important.
- If you'd stop spending all your money on cheap tank tops, you wouldn't be so doggone broke.
- Wait a doggone minute!
- My Pontiac wasn't just fast every once in a while; it was fast every doggone time down the racetrack.
- My birthday present came early this year, and since you seemed so doggone interested, I'm going to tell you all about it!
- Flood their doggone offices with requests to do something.
1you know doggone well that we can't go — sabes requetebién que no podemos ir informal
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