In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dirty)mugrientoroñosoguarrísimo Spain informalmugroso Mexico Chile informalthe kitchen is filthy — la cocina está asquerosa / hecha un asco informal
- I thought my days of hand washing were over and the easy days of slamming and cramming dirty, filthy, dishes had arrived in full force.
- But the roads are terribly congested and the air's so filthy.
- By the end of the night, her dress was filthy, her hair was sticking to the top of her sweaty forehead and covered in straw, and her arms were so tired she felt like passing out.
- These children are being raised in homes that are absolutely filthy.
- Each episode opens with a coach and horses drawing up outside the brooding building and the camera, roaming through the filthy corridors, seeking out the appropriate actor.
- The old trawler's toilets were so filthy that we could not use them.
- The air is so filthy cigarette smoke is your only chance of imbibing oxygen.
- But my major concern is the health service, the fact that hospitals are filthy.
- So when I was on the run I was filthy so much and cold sometimes but I was free.
- He was damp and filthy and his little clothing hung half off him, but I could see nothing but the ghastly maiming to his eyes.
- They will have a long wait and most will end up in filthy bedsits, damp mobile homes and some with just a room at a house for teenage mothers.
- Last Monday, after a west wind, the sea was 13° and filthy dirty.
- I had to give her something instead of placing those filthy rags on her.
- Residents claim that they are filthy, covered in mud in wet weather and dust in dry weather, and lead to dirt being trodden into their homes.
- She knew she was dirty and filthy and right now, she smelled horrific.
- Brother John warns him that the boys are dirty, degenerate and filthy little hooligans, not to be mistaken for intelligent human beings.
- In spite of the light drizzle, the crowd milling around a filthy mud tenement continued to swell.
- Maybe the bathrooms are even more disgustingly filthy, though.
- Officers and men alike were perpetually cold, wet, filthy, tired and frustrated.
- I am not a filthy rag and I am not an abomination.
2(obscene)(books) indecente(books) guarro Spain informal(joke) verde(joke) picante(joke) colorado Mexicodon't use such filthy language! — ¡no uses esas palabrotas!
- he has a filthy mind — tiene una mente de cloaca
- Here is some more filthy trash by this 16th century pornographer.
- There has been drugs, fighting, filthy language, and police coming round at all hours.
- Her mother was screaming filthy obscenities and it was wrong of her to do that.
- The judge had directed the jury to consider whether the material under consideration was repulsive, filthy, loathsome and lewd.
- ‘They spit, swear and use the most filthy language,’ he said.
- I don't need to run down my opponent through filthy language in order to win.
- But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.
- Being filthy dirty is not funny (as my mother always used to tell me when she caught me using too many four-lettered words), at least not by itself.
- The removal of that filthy, vile piece was not inexplicable.
- Although she does lose points because the rest of the song is also absolutely filthy.
- I'm not going to allow that filthy language in here.
- ‘She is also settling in nicely, though she has picked up a lot of filthy language from Sydney,’ said Julie.
- Now I no longer smoke, I no longer drink, my language is no longer filthy, and I bathe daily.
- The court heard how he had made people's lives a misery with threats, filthy language and abusive and intimidating conduct.
- I'm sorry to say this and please don't get too angry, but what a filthy mouth you have dear.
- He ignored them and kept pulling at my skirt, mouthing filthy language.
- Learn some filthy words and phrases from languages you don't normally speak.
- Thousands of e-mails began pouring in, some writers chastising us with perverse and filthy language while others described us as heroes with guts.
- The porn industry might be a dirty filthy shamefully-run machine, but aren't most entertainment industries?
- The explicit, filthy language of sexual situations coming out of their mouths was shocking.
3British informal(unpleasant)asqueroso informala filthy look — una mirada asesina informal
- she's in a filthy temper / mood — está con un humor de perros
- His opponents were also helped by the filthy weather.
- Earlier, an MCA spokesman said: ‘The weather is filthy and anything we do is likely to be dictated by the weather.’
- They are particularly appropriate on those utterly filthy days of freezing rain, when the neoprene insulation is a blessing.
- And it did so on a filthy night in a suburb of the city and in circumstances that could hardly have been more dramatic.
- Then again, it's got nothing to do with the gods when you've got a filthy temper, and that I certainly have.
- Both Andrea and I have been in filthy moods, and spent the whole day reading rude remarks into everything people say.
- Cross-country entries decreased due to filthy weather but some great races ensued.
- And like your mother, you're beautiful, but you have a filthy temper.
- On the morning of my last day at home, my father came bursting into my room in a particularly filthy temper.
- For the third visit running, the most notable aspect of an England Test match at Centurion Park was the filthy weather.
- In contrast, the weather was filthy, however, and the driving rain was no aid to good kicking, particularly as Eden were without regular goal-kicker Rick Heron.
- The violent electrical discharges would be heard as swishing fizzes on speakers, and the lights flickered occasionally, but these were the only signs of a filthy night outside.
- They face it every week, pitting themselves against tortuous terrain and filthy weather, recovering the fells' casualties without pay or team funding.
- Meade was not a brilliant general, and his filthy temper made him a difficult man to serve.
- The northern wing fell back, in filthy weather, on Metz.
1he's filthy rich — está podrido en plata informal
- it's filthy dirty — está mugriento / roñoso
- Finally, you are shown the adventures of Ella, a lady chimney sweep with a filthy cold.
- Polo as an international circle is so tight and so filthy rich that impostors are rare.
- Financial independence is not about getting filthy rich, but it's about having enough to give away to others with a free conscience.
- Most romance writers don't get famous, nor - contrary to popular belief - filthy rich.
- But, if he is, again the way the filthy rich are treated in our society may be relevant.
- Yet it came from a tiny little schoolgirl, who'd been struck down by a filthy cold on the day of the recording.
- It was not a good exchange but at least some people got filthy rich from the dealings.
- The mega-wealthy and the filthy rich have been feeding their faces at the expense of the rest of us.
- Now, on a filthy rich supermodel the low-slung jean probably looks quite good.
- Of course, he could have sued the guard, but, hey, he's probably not filthy rich, is he?
- I'm back from Sydney and even managed to go out last night on top of not much sleep the night before and a filthy hangover that nothing would cure.
- He declared that most long fraud trials were the result of the very rich robbing the filthy rich, who then pursued justice at the expense of the taxpayer.
- They've found many new and innovative ways to become filthy rich with very little work, but they don't keep it to themselves.
- That makes it all the more depressing, for one would have hoped that someone who came up the hard way would know that the filthy rich don't deserve special favors.
- So, if there's anyone out there in Edinburgh who's filthy rich, then do get in touch.
- So what are the symptoms of becoming filthy rich overnight?
- If it wasn't for the fact that he's filthy rich, and can afford paid staff, I suspect he himself might find it difficult to find a job in this high-tech world.
- They were all filthy rich (they had gold bars taped to their torsos).
- If they are right, many of them will become filthy rich, maybe even millionaires.
- Yet already I've thought up at least 145 ways I would insult people if I were filthy rich.
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