In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be footsore — tener los pies doloridos
- Then my disciples pour from the trees, ragged and footsore.
- The footsore pilgrim of old, the wayfarer half frozen from the storm, the tongue-tied lover dropping nervously by, might or might not be glad to hear it.
- At 5pm, cold and footsore, but driven forward by the noise and sheer scale of the movement, the North Pembrokeshire group reached the park.
- And if you're a little footsore after all these hearty activities, many hotels offer spa and massage treatments.
- But if you're footsore, you can hop on a First York local bus and buy an off-peak day pass for under £2.
- I shall be back, footsore and happy on Monday.
- They were sitting on the steps or resting on the balconies of the teahouses, staring at the tired, footsore pilgrims as they trudged past.
- Even if you bypass the city's spectacular cathedral and a clutch of museums, including the splendid new Esbaluard contemporary art gallery, overlooking the bay, there is plenty to leave you footsore.
- Members of the Just For Fun line dancing group will be left footsore and weary after performing for 12 hours non-stop next month.
- I was very footsore and could only go at a snail's pace.
- You might be a bit footsore after wandering round all those shops, but a few minutes looking over a menu, Kir Royale in hand, and all will be right with the world.
- He disappeared into the crowd of tired and footsore people, who were piling to the doors to catch their carriages.
- My quick hill bash became a long expedition and I finished tired and footsore in the dark.
- By nightfall he was fatigued, footsore, famished.
- Arron, under better circumstances, would have hesitated at the thought of yelling furiously at an attractive young stranger, but he was footsore, tired, and very, very confused.
- Weary and footsore, they trundled slowly out of the forest, the horses stumbling slightly despite the bright sunlight filtering in overhead.
- I was footsore and weary, possessed with only enough mad energy for this last fatal dash.
- Tired, footsore and half-drenched, we had two things on our minds; a hot meal and an open fire.
- Three Swindon police officers are preparing to get footsore in memory of a larger than life colleague.
- Weary and footsore they departed back to Perth with a trophy, a State title and one further decision that no less than the Australian Championships were going to be next.
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