In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lugar horrible masculinewe spent three weeks in a hellhole miles from the beach — pasamos tres semanas en un pueblo de mala muerte lejísimos de la playa
- the only bar was a dreadful hellhole — el único bar que había era un antro horrible
- I turned my helmet radio back on and said ‘Chris, can we get out of this hellhole?’
- Maybe I've grown weaker since entering this hellhole.
- He declined and ended up spending more than five years in that hellhole.
- Have the American people decided that hellhole of a country is a lost cause?
- We need to see why the Marines needed to be sent into that hellhole.
- At one time, I actually never even thought I would work anywhere but at that hellhole of a chicken plant.
- It was great that she got to leave this hellhole behind.
- During the orientation picnic, kegs of beer flowed, faculty and students drank together, and I wondered what kind of hellhole I had stumbled into.
- ‘Guess I'll spend one more night in this hellhole,’ he said, walking back down the road into the city.
- Finally, after cramming my head full of rubbish about factorizing, grammar, human hearts and colors it's time to leave this hellhole called high school.
- They know that I mean well, even if I end up depicting our region as some sort of hellhole.
- ‘I'm here to get you out of this hellhole,’ answered a second man, much younger than the first.
- Are you assuming I give you special treatment over any of the other jerks that attend this hellhole?
- Do you really want to spend the rest of your life in this hellhole?
- So let's get out of this hellhole for a while so I can ask you some questions without having to damage my vocal cords.
- After finishing my overcooked greasy pork slab, I wandered over to the smoking area to indulge in the only vice still allowed to us here in this hellhole and fired up my customary after-dinner stogie.
- I have been extremely healthy since I got out of that hellhole.
- He must have at some point wanted to work at a private school where the classes were small and melded to his wants, but he didn't have the credentials, and so he ended up in this hellhole.
- Is it your goal in life to work in this hellhole until you leave the earth?
- And I'll drive away and be free of this hellhole.
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