In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was a good thing Mrs. Scott's mom was so involved with her son, or else she'd have noticed the horror-struck expression on my face.
- You can just imagine the menacing yet horror-stricken look on my face when I found my wedding gown in pieces at my second dress fitting.
- By chance, my seat in the press box in Tulane Stadium was next to that of the late, great Jimmy Cannon, who was absolutely horror-struck by the incident involving the balloon.
- Turning, I spot a quiet woman on a yoga mat, wearing a horror-stricken face.
- Jo Body, of High Road, Benfleet, was horror-struck when she found the black hairy beasts hatching from chrysalises on her neighbour's tree.
- This created a horror-stricken panic in the men, who ran about looking for a route of escape, while men continually dropped from enemy bullets.
- I turned to the girl, who looked horror-struck.
- For the billboard, Kruger plastered her ‘Your body is a battleground’ slogan across a black and white photograph of a woman's horror-stricken face.
- The India Today cover carries a scene of horror-stricken Indians fleeing the capital with a huge mushroom cloud serving as background.
- Tales of girls who had gotten pregnant were whispered in the dormitories at night in horror-stricken voices like muted wails.
- Nicole stared at his bent-over form, her face horror-stricken.
- England is considering the possibility that its World Cup dream could lie in tatters seven weeks before a ball is kicked, and a frenzied southern media is horror-struck.
- And despite it, the drama rings true, from the angrily delayed passenger to the horror-struck office worker and her petty and malicious co-workers.
- Damien and Russ looked at each other, horror-stricken.
- Dr. Stephanie rushed into the room with a horror-stricken expression on her face.
- So I think of Beckett as not being religious in the usual sense but at least being alive, being truly alive, and horror-struck by it.
- Across the globe, freedom-loving people have been horror-struck by the unprecedented attack on civil society and everyday freedoms.
- She stared, horror-struck, into his eyes and realised that his mind had turned.
- I backed up, horror-stricken, staring at the doorframe.
- Lancelot immediately let her go and backed away, looking horror-struck.
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