In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1felpudo masculineI'm fed up with being a doormat — estoy harta de que me pisoteen
- People who behave outrageously often get away with it because they know most people are more afraid of conflict than of being doormats.
- But judging by her speech, her own feelings appear to be very personally etched all over her address which included a strong message for women to be anything but doormats.
- And we must not, under any circumstance, allow ourselves to become a doormat for the other person.
- If your parents are nice people who do not assert themselves, no doubt you will grow up to be one of life's doormats.
- If you let yourself be treated as a doormat, then people will treat you as a doormat.
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