In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nerviosoaturulladoto get flurried — ponerse nervioso
- Well Scanlon was in the act of dismounting when the first shot was fired at Kennedy, and Scanlon became, well, flurried, and fell to his knees.
- Two elderly unmarried ladies were sitting on the front porch of their country house convincing each other they had made the right choice in life, when a rooster chased a flurried hen past them.
- The pounding on the door smashed him out of his flurried thoughts and he hurried to it, flinging it open.
- The show grounds were a bustle of activity, horses, riders, spectators, staff members, trainers, worried parents and other people, running around in a flurried way.
- If you're used to the pace of AFL or rugby union, then watching gridiron is like chess with helmets - lots of waiting around for five seconds of flurried activity.
- His pose is very graceful, he is safe and reliable in gathering a faulty throw, he never gets flurried, and he does not appeal to that dignified gentleman in the white robe.
- Kevin held her hand and stopped her from her flurried packing.
- Her attentive entourage lifted her aloft, further emphasizing her height, and whirled about her in a flurried frenzy.
- Behind us, Pat began warming himself up on his drum kit, executing a quick succession of flurried beats.
- Tansini's approach is the antithesis of Parry's, replacing measured inexorability with a sequence of flurried, furtive conversations that hurtle into the stuff of nightmare.
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