In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for all time)those days are gone forever — esos días no volverán
- nothing lasts forever — nada dura eternamente
- his name will live forever in our memories — su nombre vivirá siempre en nuestro recuerdo
- Scotland forever! — ¡viva Escocia!
- I have loved her for along time, and I will continue to love her forever and for always!
- But one alarm clock, boom of thunder, or shout in the street later and your one true love is gone forever.
- Boy is called urgently to obscure Greek Island, where it seems girl has disappeared forever into the realm of dreams.
- In that one instant my previous typical young bloke sense of immortality disappeared forever.
- I have a vegan friend, and if I could find her a cheesecake substitute, she would love me forever.
- First, of course, is the kind of love we all long for, the love that endures forever.
- It must have existed at some point, but now it's vanished, gone, disappeared, forever.
- So we have to say something as we stand up there and pledge under oath to love each other forever.
- For anyone reading this who has had to have a baby adopted for any reason, be assured that they will think of you always and forever.
- Realising what it meant, he turned his ship round and disappeared forever.
- It will never be over in my heart though because she will always be there, forever and ever.
- Five months after the visitation, all the witnesses disappear forever.
- In the face of systemic or structural inadequacy, war cannot be avoided forever and is always just around the corner.
- These new parents said they would be there forever and always but so did his birth mom.
- When seamless stockings were developed it changed the future of ladies hosiery forever.
- At what killing researching point do whales really truly scientifically begin to disappear forever?
- Sadly, like the line from a disco song, this everlasting love couldn't last forever.
- This thing can never be forsaken; keep this always and forever in your mind.
- They're not going to disappear forever, I like them, but I will be treating them with respect in the future.
- Motherhood certainly changes you forever but not always in obvious or particularly visible ways.
2(a long time)to take forever — tardar una eternidad / un siglo
- we can't wait here forever — no podemos esperar aquí eternamente / per sécula seculórum
- The sound continued for what felt like forever, then abruptly stopped, the silence overwhelming her.
- His muscles began to ache again as he continued doing this for what seemed like forever.
- We talked for what seemed like forever, we always seemed to have plenty to talk about.
- It's such a long name that you have to wait around forever for them to be done saying it.
- The bishop, Father, Henry and the others were moving towards him, taking forever to arrive.
- So I stood feeling annoyed and slightly helpless as the pause that now felt like forever continued to stretch on in front of me.
- It took forever for her to realize I had moved on and I considered her a thing of the past.
- I lay there for what seemed like forever before I could breathe, let alone move.
- I had decided to put my hair in a bun with curls, and my hair usually takes forever to get just right.
- Rejas finds himself drawn to her, but takes forever making a move, not that anything can come of it, of course.
- For what seemed like forever, neither of them moved a muscle or their gaze from one another.
- Well, Larry, in my experience as a fed, it takes the feds forever to move on anything.
3(continually)siempreconstantementeI'm forever having to remind him — tengo que estar constantemente recordándoselo
- She ran into the dense wood trying to hide but he was always there, forever catching up to her.
- You cannot expect him to continue playing forever like he used to when was 25.
- She needs constant care and it is not fair that she is forever on the move.
- I was forever tugging at my clothes or moving to the back row when we lined up for photographs.
- Twombly's brush and pencil are always moving, his fingers forever in the paint.
- A team from the State is forever on the move, reaching out to the people and inviting them over.
- He lived like a man forever falling in love with his wife and child and family.
- We were not thinking about turning ourselves into geriatric backpackers, forever on the move.
- Lisa noted the way his light brown hair fell over his forehead and the way he was forever pushing it back.
- Sophie has long brown hair that is forever getting in her face while she paints.
- For those forever on the move nothing is quite as appealing as a tailback on the M8.
- These people always spend the effort to look at me and forever love whatever I wear.
- He took a deep breath and said a quick prayer for courage, then he moved on with his life, a life that would forever seem empty and pointless.
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