In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1in high dudgeon — indignadísimo
- Trusting soul that she is, Fanny related our conversation to the hotel manager the next day and came back in high dudgeon.
- And so we get ourselves in high dudgeon at injustices that may never have happened, because they are the kind of thing we would hate if they had happened.
- At the same time, he is in high dudgeon these days over the trial.
- The whole thing had me in high dudgeon.
- In high dudgeon I proudly stalked away to my dressing room near the boiler room in the cellar.
- Lin totally misunderstood that comment, and got up into a high dudgeon over what he felt was a slight to his courage.
- On the night I visited the Goldminer's Inn the bloggers were in high dudgeon.
- By February, I was in a state of high dudgeon.
- Although they were eventually put back on the rails, the bad odour lingered, and was not dispelled when a non-executive director quit in high dudgeon.
- But it wasn't just that inconsistency which distressed me: it was the feeling that he was on the verge of extreme dudgeon before I could press the matter one inch further.
- Does this mean that all the moral high dudgeon from the media last year was crocodile tears and that they never really cared about children?
- They exude the sweet, slightly rotten smell of hypocrisy as everyone takes a position of high dudgeon and righteousness.
- I promptly took myself off in high dudgeon to the nearest Little Chef and had an all-day breakfast for somewhat less than the price I would have been charged.
- I wonder if the same parties will summon up an equal amount of dudgeon now.
- But amid the high dudgeon, it's easy to miss that essentially what he was making is an affirmative-action argument.
- In high dudgeon he interjected, ‘You obviously don't watch the show.‘
- Of course, I don't know what the relevant understandings were on the Judiciary committee, but I have a hard time working myself into a high moral dudgeon over it.
- I am getting around to saying that as easygoing and nonconfrontational as San Diego is, the community this week has been in what, for it, represents a high dudgeon.
- Lest this seem like the predictable rhetoric of those in high dudgeon, consider the undertones.
- He's bald, has a bit of a belly and seems to be in high dudgeon for much of the day.
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