In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(causing horror)(crime/sight/disease) horrible(sight/disease/crime) horroroso
- Thus the average person can be persuaded to do horrible things in the name of morality.
- Fox squeezed his eyes shut and desperately tried to tell himself that this was all a horrible nightmare.
- A bitter confrontation ensued which he chose to end in the most horrible way.
- I think we are all waiting for someone to wake us and say it was just a horrible nightmare.
- While the world around us is devastated by such horrible things, we watch on.
- Sure, some will die a horrible gruesome death, but it's only what a fox would do to another animal.
- With John, I can't feel much about his death apart from how horrible and terrible it was.
- Our own children and grandchildren have come to haunt us in the most horrible manner.
- In fact I think that horrible as it was, that one was a much smaller disaster.
- It's a horrible, horrible disease, because you never know where it is going to strike next.
- She will never be able to forget it, never be free from the horrible memory that this attack will leave her with.
- The nobleman goes on to host orgies, untouched by grief or remorse, until his horrible death.
- At times the world is so horrible that continuing to see the bright side becomes hideously difficult.
- The horrible memory had temporarily overtaken her but now she was back in reality.
- Some of them are horrible but then again we watch horror movies and read horror stories.
- He could not believe that someone, anyone, would do such a horrible thing to such a great country.
- Did they think these things were so horrible and awful that they hid them from their prized Healer?
- I can see me lying in a pool of blood as the last scene in this awful, horrible drama.
- It is almost too painful to watch: a horrible enactment of their dual, private hell.
- There were all these intricate diagrams of horrible shackles and thumbscrews.
2(very unpleasant, nasty)horriblehorrorosoespantosoI've a horrible feeling we didn't invite the Smiths — tengo la horrible sensación de que nos olvidamos de invitar a los Smith
- Mummy, Peter's being horrible to me — mamá, Peter es muy malo conmigo
- Right, that's me done and my fingers and eyes need soothing after tapping away on a horrible laptop.
- I didn't start out hating them, but the parade of horrible behaviour on show has changed my mind.
- I did decide to go in the end and as expected the drive there was horrible.
- It does, however, taste so horrible that nobody could eat enough to cause death.
- There was a horrible crunching noise which turned out to be The Chief's dentures cracking in two.
- I think it is a tribute to the performances that the heat was horrible but didn't detract from the show.
- We have seen it very graphically by the use of what is a horrible expression, I think, soft skills.
- Karachi had been seeing some horrible heat and humidity until a couple of days ago.
- My stomach deflated and the horrible bloated feeling I had woken with was gone.
- So on the morning of the big day I woke up bright and early after suffering a horrible night.
- While in hospital he was given build-up drinks which he disliked, and the food was horrible.
- I want to buy cute summer dresses, not horrible trouser suits with tapered legs.
- He thinks that being horrible to immigrants will secure the Sun readers' vote.
- He tells himself that he is stupid if he thinks anyone as nice as his neighbor would go out with someone as horrible as him.
- After my fourth baby was born, a photographer took a picture of me on the beach with horrible cellulite.
- It was a horrible gameshow in which the contestants' children were put in danger as their price of entry.
- I have a horrible habit of correcting people if they lie in front of me and I catch them.
- Everybody always used to eat porridge in Scotland and then we went onto the horrible sugary cereals.
- She said the smell of the old grass cuttings turning to mulch was horrible.
- I suspect this was due to a horrible hangover and my lack of interest in small talk.
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