In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Psychologyto be hung up about sth/sb/-ing
- she's really hung up about men — tiene un trauma con los hombres
- he's very hung up about his lack of education — tiene un gran complejo por no haber tenido estudios
- to be hung up on sb — estar chiflado por algn
- It's really not something I'd get hung up about.
- Some parents get a little too hung up about how their kids perform on the field.
- ‘Tell me what you were so hung up about,’ she said, turning to face him.
- For me, a better life would be a world where musicians are really appreciated and people don't get so hung up about being cool.
- Rocky wasn't really hung up about fashion, but these uniforms were bad.
- Maybe I should not get so hung up about having to finish something.
- I was encouraged to concentrate on my delivery and perfect my technique rather than get hung up about the jack or bowl.
- While rolling his eyes, he scoffed, ‘You aren't still hung up about that are you?
- Colors were a bit flat, but overall had a nice tonality to them - deep browns and blacks, a bit shadowy in interior scenes, but nothing to get hung up about.
- ‘We are deeply hung up about what we look like, about what we eat, about what we can and cannot change about ourselves,’ she says.
- As a society, we're all too hung up about weight anyway.
- To make such judgements, you need knowledge of the past - but don't get hung up about it.
- Travis just smiled and said, ‘I told you were hung up about a girl.’
- It's funny that, while we don't even know what intelligence is, we still get hung up about it, just like all of our little physical insecurities.
- I don't get too hung up about business, I don't take it that seriously.
- Mum was very hung up about sex and men in general and said I really shouldn't have sex until I was married.
- Bloggers who get hung up over audience size are still thinking in mass-media terms.
- I've tried not to get hung up about it, because I'm not an impersonator, so for me, it's all just the fun of it.
- But next time you get hung up about any of this, remember that time might change this relationship anyway.
- I've known Tyler since ninth grade, and I've never seen him so hung up about a girl.
2USMotor vehiclesto be hung up — estar en un atasco
- we got hung up on the interstate — nos metimos en un atasco en la carretera nacional
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