In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1an embarrassed silence — un silencio violento / embarazoso
- he gave an embarrassed cough — soltó una tosecilla nerviosa
- I'm embarrassed — me da vergüenza
- to be embarrassed about-ing
- she felt embarrassed about telling me — le daba vergüenza contármelo
- to be embarrassed to + inf
- I was embarrassed to ask any more questions — me dio vergüenza / apuro seguir preguntando
- to be financially embarrassed — tener dificultades económicas
- The Ministry of Transportation suspended my license and I was extremely embarrassed and humiliated.
- It was used only by his closest friends who knew that whenever he was embarrassed or nervous, he would blush deeply and get a red nose.
- The majority of victims are embarrassed, even ashamed.
- I was embarrassed and felt awkward and unwanted.
- There were very severe financial problems during that period and she became embarrassed that she could not afford to pay for school dinners and trips.
- Alex was no prude, but he became acutely embarrassed by the situation.
- He backed up and I knew he was embarrassed for that public display of affection so once again I came to his rescue.
- She was very embarrassed and extremely upset by this.
- I was strong on the outside, but inside I was embarrassed, ashamed, and weeping.
- Now he has wed in secret again and, to judge by newspaper reports, his parents are embarrassed and nonplussed.
- I'm embarrassed and humiliated to think that I actually live in a place where this sort of thing seems to be acceptable, and where some will invoke race to excuse it.
- He's embarrassed to be receiving public assistance.
- We are all embarrassed and ashamed by the actions of a very small number of leaders and a very small number of soldiers.
- After an embarrassed silence, he added: ‘Granted, we didn't make much of a song and dance about that at the time.’
- He was embarrassed to be here, and ashamed of his greed, he just hid it better than me.
- Are they going to maintain an embarrassed silence?
- He was embarrassed and even ashamed of his indiscretion, but then he realized that there was no way he could have been heard above the roar of the boisterous crowd.
- We don't complain because we are embarrassed, bewildered and shocked, too ashamed to do or say anything.
- According to our source, there was silence and a few embarrassed glances.
- Maybe she was embarrassed and humiliated, but she didn't show it - she dealt with the situation with quiet calm, as if she'd been through it a hundred times before.
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