In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(shout/laugh) lleno de alegría(shout/laugh) lleno de júbilo literaryprivately, I was gleeful at his misfortune — en mi fuero interno me alegraba de su desgracia
- You can almost hear, watching their avidly gleeful faces, the exhortations of the stage manager to look more joyful.
- Granted, the novel isn't gleeful, but there's enough levity to entertain the idea of lasting love.
- They were ambling joyfully, jumping, excited by the huge gleeful crowd.
- Other displays mix genres and media with almost gleeful abandon.
- With a penetrable fourth wall, a spot of audience participation and plenty of gleeful nonsense, this is pantomime in all but dame.
- The result is an intricate, gleeful conversation between eras, ideas and characters.
- I felt like a gleeful kid after a particularly lucrative Halloween expedition, and enacted the self-same rituals.
- We collapsed with gleeful guffaws thinking it was our secret discovery and no way would our teacher know what we were on about.
- She would spend hours in gleeful delight finding out new things.
- The idea was that the perennially gleeful blond would travel to Scotland to source scallops and langoustines.
- Now we have some professionally gleeful all-purpose presenter.
- It's all there in plain sight, which is why the reporters are having such an easy, gleeful time digging it up.
- Even the enthusiastic and gleeful performances can't compensate for the utter lameness of it all.
- Our curiosity was aroused by the gleeful squeals and ripples of bawdy laughter emanating from the crowd.
- I feel like I have pulled one over on myself when I wasn't looking and I am gleeful.
- Very gleeful when I think of it having to walk through all that dust!
- You've run with the pack in a gleeful stomp right on top of him.
- The joyous screams, the gleeful yelps, and a happy, wagging tail added life to the peaceful, gentle beach.
- He then gave me a maliciously gleeful look and walked over to the wall again.
- I was especially gleeful because she was my primary school best friend.
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