In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lío masculine informalrollo masculine informalit's too much (of a) hassle — es mucho lío / rollo informal
- we had a lot of hassle with the customs — tuvimos muchos problemas en la aduana
- don't give me any hassle — déjame en paz
- legal hassles — problemas legales
- it's not worth the hassle — no vale la pena
- Getting rid of all the fuss and bother or hassle of looking after your contact lenses, it becomes part of the body and it's not an invasive procedure.
- I've talked one-on-one with quite a few customers, so I know this caused some of you considerable hassle and inconvenience.
- Who in their right mind would dedicate months of stress, hassle and intrusion into their lives for the sake of at worst #500 or at best #1500.
- Driving to Dublin has become such a nightmare that many people now prefer to go by air, or rail, which has far less hassle involved.
- The entire trip was about 2hrs flying time. No stress, no hassle and most of all no security check points.
- After it was discovered that I was a Christian, I was subjected to hassle and harassment on a daily basis and management would not do anything about it.
- We have to pick our way to sanity through a cacophony of pressure and hassle which are not the product of any one moment in time but of the times in which we live.
- But misunderstandings and mistrust do exist, and some have resulted in hassle and harassment.
- Couples can resolve the problems of divorcing without becoming involved in the stress, hassle and financial cost of a court settlement.
- Daily hassles refer to ‘irritating, frustrating, and distressing demands that characterize everyday transactions with the environment’.
- It can involve a lot of hassle and it is our job as a company to take the pain out of the process.
- But anyway I got the webcam, took it to work, installed it on my pc there with no fuss or hassle, just pop in the cd, agree to the terms and conditions and then we're good to go.
- With all of the preparation and hassle and complicated plane rides, you might be wondering if it's worth it to take such a big trip with a young child.
- Let this be a warning to all who wish to save themselves the headache and hassle.
- Just the thought of going into a fish shop and knowing you can get something that's gluten free with no hassle and no fuss is wonderful.
- ‘It's caused a lot of inconvenience and hassle but it's not going to affect our business,’ he said.
- Dan Cowman said he did not think a pub would cause any more problems or hassle than those being experienced in the area at the moment.
- The group is encouraging shoppers to forget the stress, hassle, traffic and parking problems of cities and their crowded shops.
- Basically, it does exactly what it says on the tin with the minimum of fuss and hassle.
- Given the bureaucratic hassle involved in getting a permit and logistics, organizing a climbing expedition can be a daunting task.
- Whatever the reasons for being unhappy, the internet can become a tempting distraction from the heartache and hassle of tackling relationship problems.
- This reduces considerably the travel time and hassle for passengers since we operate over the Polar route.
- The inconvenience and hassles involved, particularly when patients are illiterate and unable to communicate meaningfully with doctors, are formidable.
1fastidiarjorobar informalshe keeps hassling me to work harder — me está todo el tiempo encima para que trabaje más
- I'll just keep calling you and hassling you until you do…
- My dad is hassling me because I never return his calls.
- It'd be nice if the government leaned a bit further left, if the state and religion would actually file for divorce, and if we stopped hassling people for not being able to find work.
- I got used to the dealers and hookers hassling me, and they seemed to recognise by my purposeful stride that I was a local and left me alone for the best part.
- Now I've been a biker since I old enough to work a kick-stand so getting hassled by the fuzz is nothing new.
- Even though they had very obviously secured victory and there was no way back for Wexford still they harassed and hassled the visitors.
- I'm VERY excited to report that Zinnia tells us that it is possible to get European lentils - I'm going to start hassling my local stores and stalls.
- I'm constantly stressing about watching over everyone, hassling them to make sure they pay.
- We are harried and hassled by time, the clock is our master, the ghost that turns up at every feast.
- Back to the ‘saloon’ in the town's Square the gang are in full flight picking fights, hassling girls and general causing mayhem.
- All you have to do is to keep hassling people in television, ring them up, ask if you can get work experience, see if you can borrow someone's TV camera and start filming things around.
- People (yes you know who you are) are always hassling me to change what I do if I don't like it and I do know they are right.
- If the aim this time is to find asylum-seekers who have disappeared, British ethnic minorities will, inevitably, be hassled.
- Sure they were bothered by the state police and hassled by the communist militia, but that just spiced up the spirit of adventure.
- Yeah, I could have hassled you for an autograph worth £400 on e-bay.
- By day, he has to remain out of sight, but in the evening, he pushes his cart out and chooses a place where he is unlikely to be hassled by the police.
- They harry, hassle, then show the odd touch of greatness to get a result.
- I spent five weeks hassling insurance companies, dealing with car hire firms, listening to endless tunes on answerphones, as well as working full time and running my family around.
- He urged anyone who had been hassled at a cash machine by anyone of Eastern European appearance to check their accounts and contact police if necessary.
- When a conservative pundit ‘knows’ something to be true, don't go hassling him with contrary evidence.
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