In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be in a huff — estar enfurruñado
- to get in / go into a huff — enfurruñarse
- to take the huff — enfadarse
- Megan entered the Literature room in a huff, her temper flared and her eyes revealing her state of mind.
- They went off in a huff, waving their arms, calling me names.
- Farrell sticks around, while Renner storms off in a huff.
- Chrysler had no option but to march off in a huff.
- He told me to find out how many Scottish hacks would be flying to Austria to cover his oration and went off in a huff when I reported back that no one had expressed the slightest interest in the event.
- After resigning in a huff, and making statements like he would not reconsider his decision, it seemed like he was burning his bridges, taking a bold step, breaking a path.
- A couple of people left in a huff, but most of us just stared in amazement.
- The young Liverpool defender went off in a huff last weekend, complaining he had not been given the first team opportunities he expected when he joined Wanderers on loan on transfer deadline day.
- Rather than storm off in a huff, Hal arranged this co-headlining tour, providing a chance to see two bands that won't be playing in small venues for long.
- I'd like to ask Mr. Napper for his rationale in this behavior but somehow I think he wouldn't be able to explain it and would probably stomp off in a huff when asked.
- In a huff of elegant but direct fury, Lorraine shot me another of her icy glares - one that so clearly conveyed Death - and stormed back into the house.
- In the above example of the jealous spouse, the husband reacted to the feeling of jealousy by announcing his displeasure to his wife and leaving in a huff.
- It was all over in seconds, and it turned out this bloke had argued with his girlfriend, and had gone driving off in a huff, stopping in our little lane to consider what he was going to do next.
- The foreign owner of a factory, farm, forest or beach-house can go off in a huff, but the physical entity remains.
- You don't storm off in a huff because you think you are more important than those who came to listen to you.
- Indeed, I wouldn't be altogether surprised if they did hire a few folks to storm off in a huff, and the rest followed of their own accord.
- When the hotel you've checked into takes a photocopy of your driver's license, you can storm out in a huff, but that's not a sustainable way of behaving, especially when they all start doing it.
- For Glasgow, the forwards matched their opponents for much of the time and winger Jon Steel proved that he hasn't spent the summer in a huff after missing the Canada tour.
- After a few more months of things escalating, Chris couldn't take it anymore, and she moved out one day in a huff.
- He explained about the doctor's appointment, his admittedly childish reaction and my mom leaving the house in a huff.
1to huff and puff — (wheeze, pant) jadear
- ‘I don't think your friend likes me,’ Dale huffed appearing a few seconds later.
- A light smile appeared on his lips as her face reddened and she huffed in annoyance.
- ‘Thanks, I'm glad you think so highly of me,’ Adele huffed getting to her feet with her mug of tea.
- A hand was waved in front of my eye, alternately shading it and exposing it to candlelight until the doctor huffed and stepped away.
- And Megan roared with laughter while Krissy huffed out of annoyance.
- The artist nearly huffed his way out of the offices of the fledgling humor magazine.
- She huffed in a slight sulk, she knew he was bothered by Karen's antics from earlier in the day, but he seemed to be cool about it.
- Pursing her lips in annoyance again, she huffed.
- Cat huffed in annoyance, but continued to drag him along behind the maître de, who was unwittingly leading them both in the jaws of death.
- ‘I don't want to know the evidence,’ he huffed last week when asked about the possibility of Neville being the real wizard of the word.
- Aeslyn huffed in annoyance, but halted to let Adelaide catch up, nevertheless.
- ‘Fine,’ He huffed brushing his shaggy black hair out of his eyes.
- Tensing, his annoyance growing, Ikeda huffed at her statement in disagreement, beginning to feel incensed at the offense to his partner.
- She inwardly huffed, knowing that this would go on forever until she stepped in to give the reluctant man a push.
- Her escape unsuccessful Mary huffed with annoyance.
- I felt him staring at me as he huffed his displeasure.
- ‘For your information this little rat insulted me’ Debbie huffed sticking her chin up snobbily.
- She huffs in annoyance and I can't help but feel a bit satisfied at having irritated her.
- James waited until she finished huffing before he deemed it necessary to respond.
- Ministers huffed last week that they had no intention of developing Orwellian surveillance.
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