In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) beodo formal(person) ebrio formal(state) de embriaguez formal
- They are political or philosophical, merrily inebriate or sententiously sober.
- An inebriate Glaswegian was ahead of me in the queue.
- To that end, if anyone wants an inebriate Santa staying on their floor sometime in December, do let me know.
- Prominent candidates are denounced as renegade and inebriate.
- Thoroughly fed up with the whole affair, I cut my losses and my inebriate courage disappeared.
- Moreover, it can give one a feeling of energy, power and strength that can last for days after the inebriate effects have worn off.
- We hooked up with the wedding party towards the inebriate end of the evening - my word, did we ever.
- The hitherto silent island of Naxos has startlingly become populated with fauns and maenads and sileni and old Silenus himself swaying inebriate on his donkey.
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