In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(from drinking)resaca femininecruda feminine Central America Mexico informalguayabo masculine Colombia informalratón masculine Venezuela informal
- Being the great friend that I am, I go to the mini fridge and go mix up a special drink for hangovers.
- He was starting to think that the massive headache he got from hangovers would be an every day thing.
- Seeing the disaster zone in the cold light of day can be enough to speed a headache to a full-blown hangover.
- But, as with so many high-flyers of the 80s, the headaches and the hangovers were on their way.
- In true darts style, some of the lacklustre play was blamed on the drink - hangovers from the night before, that is.
- Well perhaps it was not that dramatic, but at any rate, he had woken up to a pounding headache and a splitting hangover.
- Dave, Geoff and myself had very severe hangovers and someone complained that the air in the cave smelt of stale beer fumes.
- Their mum supports a cycle of drinking the night away, sleeping out hangovers then sunbaking while drinking the rest of the day away.
- These side-effects are far more severe than a hangover and can act as a strong deterrent to drinking.
- Additionally, the increased rate of absorption seems to increase headaches and hangovers.
- If teams are supposed to have hangovers after European matches how come Celtic make the opposition do all the suffering?
- I've always thought of hangovers as alcohol's vengeful older brother.
- I had always been lucky when it had come to alcohol and hangovers.
- They left him with the kind of domestic and professional headaches which render hangovers mere child's play.
- Never have collective headaches and hangovers been better earned.
- This herbal remedy appears to retard drunkenness when taken before drinking and negate hangovers when taken after.
- This morning I have just a bit of a hangover having gone out drinking with Jimmy the Bollix last night.
- Those of you who think alcohol induces hangovers are so seriously lacking in knowledge.
- They believe that the best cure for a hangover is to start drinking the same stuff again as quickly as possible.
- Your cousin Harry pours drinks so strong your hangover gets a hangover?
2(survival)vestigio masculinereliquia femininea hangover from earlier times — un vestigio / una reliquia de tiempo pasados
- Instead they appear as hangovers from the past or the result of mistaken government policies.
- Lulled by its peace we rather like its decay, the sense of being a hangover from another era.
- The internal one is a hangover from the Soviet times and is their only valid form of I.d.
- The poles are a hangover from the days when barbers doubled as surgeons and carried out bloodletting.
- However, the historical elements you use should be those that are meaningful to you, not just hangovers from the past that nobody has really thought about.
- I carried a hangover from my club situation into the World Cup finals.
- This popular fallacy about room temperature is a hangover from the years when wine was a luxury for the few.
- It's hard to say whether this is a hangover from the breakdown or just his incredible nervous energy finding an outlet.
- There's a hangover from that which has made people reluctant to chase after the big money.
- I don't think there will be a hangover from then; they got that sorted in November.
- The closing of the precinct was a hangover from the casino idea, which was still a possibility.
- The name was a hangover from the First World War, when the larger mortars were employed to lay down smoke or gas.
- One feature that he sees as a hangover from the past is how people react when they have made mistakes.
- This could be a hangover from communism, while there could be other influences.
- Mr Mahony blames a hangover from the Honeyford affair on the failure to establish real dialogue on race issues.
- This kind of language is a hangover from when weblogs were written largely by and for web geeks.
- Like refrigerated Valpolicella and pet rocks, it feels like a hangover from another age.
- You might dismiss them as hangovers of the past, doomed to early extinction.
- As a result this practice, a hangover from the old regime, was discontinued in 1995.
- I guess it's a hangover from my childhood in Japan: I find koi extremely calming.
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