In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mad)dementelocothey drive you insane — te sacan de quicio
- Had I just gone mentally insane, or was I holding four crisp one hundred dollar bills in my hand?
- The wife was certifiably insane and had spoken of committing suicide on many occasions.
- But them my parents would think I was mentally insane, and send me off to some special school.
- No one actually accuses me of being insane, at least not to my face.
- The man who was slowly becoming more and more insane in Jesse's mind smiled brightly at his words.
- Why a beautiful women would want to work around mentally insane men all day was something Rachel would never be able to figure out.
- He cannot prove to me that I am insane, for my mind has the same defect that afflicts his.
- It was one of those awkward silences that made me want to scream and break my mirror to prevent myself from going insane.
- When you say diminished state, I mean, I haven't heard any sign that he had a mental defect or was insane.
- Her mind told her she was insane, but her instincts were guiding her now.
- Now I am finding out that he was telling people at work that I'm insane.
- This contrasts the twisted behaviour of the degenerate, sociopathic, perhaps insane killer that's thrown into the mix.
- Seriously, who expects me to really go in and converse with such an insane psycho?
- Abortion has given way to euthanasia, and euthanasia shall give way to the killing of the criminally and mentally insane.
- And anyway, why would we consider Nietzsche's writings the product of an insane mind?
- They intend to argue that he is too sick to defend himself, while denying that he is mentally incompetent or insane.
- Honestly, I don't see how I could make my social life dependent on just one person without going insane.
- Their country was like a man who was losing a great battle, and in his mad and insane mind he was forced to do rash things.
- She laughed, her eyes weren't focused and she seemed to have lost her mind and gone insane.
- An unspoken agreement seemed to pass between them that they were all certifiably insane.
2(foolish)insensatoit's an insane idea — es una locura
- you must be insane — tú debes (de) estar loco
- I am baffled at the ridiculous insane media coverage.
- He rebels by breaking free of the role by doing senseless, insane things despite his obvious talent.
- The idea that we treat these people as if they're mindless children is insane and deadly.
- In these circumstances it is insane and illogical that we persist with youth football in darkest winter.
- At the same time, all this does is alienate liberal supporters who are perplexed by her insane and pointless maneuvring.
- But all the same I gave it to him without wetting my pants of muttering something stupid and insane.
- For people to go out and say my agent made a mistake is utterly ridiculous and insane.
1the insane — los enfermos mentales
- before noun insane asylum — manicomio
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