In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1young children make you more or less housebound — los niños pequeños te atan mucho a la casa
- illness kept me housebound for weeks — no pude salir de casa durante semanas a causa de una enfermedad
- In the April issue a disabled, housebound reader was asking for your help in finding a source of house plants by mail-order.
- I am disabled and housebound, so have to put up with it all day, every day, and have been campaigning alone for nearly four years about this dreadful noise.
- Without marijuana, they'd be housebound - weak, unable to hold down food and wracked with muscle spasms.
- Holy Communion is brought to the sick and housebound after the 9 a.m. Mass on the second and third Sunday of the month.
- Those in pain, or housebound by illness, will not be impressed by waiting list cuts if they are still expected to wait years for treatment.
- Mrs Booth, who cares for her housebound husband, said she would not let the attack stop her going out, although she still thought about it constantly.
- A disabled man said he would be left housebound for months because he must wait to be assessed for equipment he needs to help him walk.
- A disabled York man claims he will be made housebound and jobless if his specially-adapted car is taken from him.
- Meals are provided 365 days a year to those who are elderly and housebound and unable to cook a hot meal for themselves.
- The sick and housebound will be visited at the usual times.
- All housebound parishioners will be able to receive Holy Communion on Christmas Day from the Eucharistic Ministers.
- He was virtually housebound, unable to comb his hair or even make a cup of tea.
- The last delay came on Thursday, leaving Mr Lewis, a support worker at a unit for youngsters with disabilities, practically housebound.
- The service will also include home visits for some housebound pensioners and disabled people.
- They provide over 400 hot Sunday meals for housebound Londoners with Aids-related illness.
- A disabled couple were left virtually housebound when heartless thieves stole their car with their wheelchair inside it.
- What about elderly, disabled or housebound residents or people on low incomes who have to pay fares to get to the town hall?
- A home library service in Pendle is appealing for more housebound customers after it became inundated with eager volunteers.
- Despite months of hospital treatment and seven operations, Lauren is still unable to walk without the aid of crutches and is virtually housebound.
- Well done indeed to all who visited elderly or housebound neighbours during last week's stormy conditions to make sure that all was well.
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