In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Realising that within the framework of a tender and heartbreaking love affair, is a very special achievement.
- John, faced with a heartbreaking decision no five-year-old should ever have to make, chose his father.
- I've seen it happen more than once to some very dear, sweet people, and it's really heartbreaking to watch.
- It has been absolutely heartbreaking to have it cancelled each time.
- Instead they brought heartbreaking news of the death of a son, a father, a brother or some other loved one.
- As I read, the writer elaborated on the material with heartbreaking tales of his family life.
- It was amazingly difficult and heartbreaking but he never gave up.
- It's heartbreaking to see people dying of such curable and treatable diseases.
- It is very heartbreaking to now know my mum would probably be alive if the police had done a proper investigation first time around.
- This sequence is especially heartbreaking, as the screaming little girl is carried away to die.
- It's tragic and heartbreaking, but it should not be considered a point of debate.
- Speaking as a father of a young son and a daughter, I find this heartbreaking and tragic.
- It was so heartbreaking to see lots of people traumatised by the war and living in bombed out buildings.
- Losing her at Christmas is bad, but the presents were heartbreaking.
- David is here to talk about living with a heartbreaking loss, and he will take your calls.
- Is it heartbreaking to have an entire prison population reject your lasagna?
- They encouraged him to think he could return home as a star; by the time he left, his yearning was heartbreaking.
- The couple then had to break the heartbreaking news to Sarah's brother, who was travelling in Australia.
- Some stories told to her by families are heartbreaking and it is hard not to become emotionally involved.
- That chapel remains one of the most heartbreaking sights in England.
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