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 burned to a frazzle — quedar carbonizado
- I was worn to a frazzle — quedé reventada / hecha polvo
- She improvised, created and worked her vocal chords to a frazzle, dashed home and prepared dinner for the intellectuals who came repeatedly to Mrs Berio's table.
- Her pulsating energy is normally symbolised by a frazzle of electrocuted hair.
- It will then turn into a swollen red giant, burning to a frazzle any life left here on Earth.
- When they finally reached the station Kit was worn to a frazzle.
- To those who fell victim to my Friday night frazzle, as recipients of either the maudlin or irrationally ranting and offensive, please help yourself to the usual ameliorations and apologies from the box in the corner.
- They figured that all men in the western hemisphere would be worn to a frazzle because they would try to watch all the matches (which all show in the wee hours of the morning) AND go to work too.
- To find out what Dublin can offer as an antidote to 21st century frazzle, I popped into the National Gallery where I found the resident experts full of ideas on the subject.
- On it, the frazzled remains of some poor beast were nicely complemented by rosti so thick and chewy it bore a strong resemblance to gardening twine.
- I hope never again to encounter the likes of Oysters O'Rourke, Rockefeller variants in which the shellfish had been chopped up and cooked to a frazzle.
- She and her husband have an organization consisting mostly of young people who clean up the city's public spaces, and they used the snaggers we sold them, and wore them to a frazzle, and bought a lot more.
- Worrying about the kid already had him worn to a frazzle.
- Usually, when you're on the trail for a year or maybe even two years sometimes, you really get worn down to a frazzle.
- Weeks and weeks of frenzy and frazzle have come to an end.
- One can worry oneself to a frazzle if one wants but it helps to be aware of what might take place.
- They wore themselves to a frazzle chasing after the birds.
- If you're not careful, your high speed majors will work their people to a frazzle to get that last 5 percent of polish on the quarterly training brief or the command and staff slides.
- As he didn't want Tanj worn to a frazzle, he directed her to gather ‘reinforcements‘.
1in this kind of heat, tempers can easily frazzle — con este calor la gente anda muy irritable / con los nervios de punta
- In homes where these fragrant creatures appeared on the doorstep, Mary Poppins style, to drag a frazzled mother away from childcaring business, the Avon Lady was a mysterious and most welcome caller.
- Some have argued that the upshot of this is the emasculated man, unable to assert himself in his relationship, and also of the frazzled, controlling matriarch, who feels under pressure and under-appreciated.
- For the frazzled chef, relocating to a suburban or rural setting can be a lifestyle choice as much as it is an economic one.
- On the ground beneath, the frazzled reporters she left behind could only scratch their heads - in amazement and, of course, relief.
- This is the same little demon who kept Red and her frazzled husband up for four hours the night before refusing to sleep.
- My frazzled brain keeps on trying to master the fundamentals and yesterday I proudly completed my first ‘tough’ puzzle (four hours, twelve minutes).
- It is used to torment many a couple still, who usually are both feeling frazzled and self conscious, and who are NOT thinking about bussing big kisses at all!
- I'd just like to reassure the paper's staff that it's nothing personal - I've simply been too busy to do anything other than type out the frazzled contents of my mind.
- Sitting in the library in UCD one morning, she encountered a frazzled and frustrated fellow-student.
- The latter is definitely the kind of place you can imagine frazzled executives escaping to as they float on a spume of hot bubbles.
- Politely, he greets a room full of frazzled reporters, the pressure of deadlines denying any chance of conversation.
- Maybe it was my tired state and slightly frazzled mind, but I couldn't help wondering: Why?
- The contestants end up bustier, blonder, emotionally frazzled and, often, looking a little drag queenesque.
- This is hardly a calming thought for a frazzled office worker seeking a sandwich in their lunch break, never mind a working mother of four trying to buy 36 presents before the shops close.
- I'm enjoying the couple of days of great sunshine, cycling around a bit, but I'm kind of frazzled and burnt-out too.
- Bored kids and frazzled adults were clustered in every corner and a dangerous-looking scrum had formed by the main door.
- Covering a large area of the garden close to the glasshouses, this is a must-see exhibition that offers a new perspective on our world and provides a chill-out zone for frazzled festival-goers.
- She's certainly dressed for the part, in a jumper and a tatty leather coat, sipping her studenty tea and smoking her studenty Marlboro Lights like any other slightly frazzled third year.
- A clunking old metal elevator struggled to make its way to the ground floor, then grudgingly opened its doors to allow myself and a frazzled woman to embark.
- The damage is compounded by the loss of attention from frazzled parents trying to rebuild their lives.
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