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/feel gutted — estar destrozado / hecho pedazos
- I am very upset and basically gutted for Philip, his partner and two young children.
- I was absolutely gutted - this car was my pride and joy, like a third member of the family.
- I was really gutted about loosing out but another one will be along soon!
- He didn't get into art school, and was gutted at the time, though it's all worked out lovely now.
- I am well gutted to have to pull out but there will be another opportunity in two years' time and I hope to be able to sign up for that.
- Another employee was also left gutted by the bombshell news and is now scouring the job market.
- I was gutted about it, to say the least.
- You're gutted if you're not involved in a league game, never mind a cup final.
- She was understood to be gutted after the failed audition in London and both her and mum Wendy leave in tears.
- They were gutted when they found out their efforts had been passed over.
- Anyone who put all their funds into a technology fund as they peaked with the tax deadline must be gutted.
- How gutted must he have felt when he learnt his big brother had had his way with her before him.
- I would be gutted if he had to go back; it upsets me just to think about it.
- But I was gutted for a second as the plane took off to realise my dad hadn't turned up at the airport to meet us.
- I'm feeling a bit gutted, we've wanted to marry for a while now and it's been one draw back after another.
- I remember phoning him on the morning when the initial squad was announced and he was absolutely gutted.
- If we think we are gutted, let's just imagine what the players must be feeling like.
- I was gutted to leave, but being based in Kent, it was a five hour drive home.
- My hair is a mess, for having had my hands run through it, and I'm really gutted.
- Today she is gutted that she has never been invited to take part in one of the most popular reality shows on TV.
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