In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(annoy)irritarmolestarthe constant buzzing irritated me beyond endurance — el zumbido constante me sacaba de quicio / de las casillas
- They struck me from all sides, caught me unaware, caught me speechless, angered me and irritated me to no end.
- The maniacal, simplistic tone of this book is guaranteed to irritate anyone who ever had a thought of their own.
- Ryan asked, but Meg could tell he wasn't irritated; his tone was teasingly amiable.
- Their loud voices were beginning to irritate me and I could feel my headache sharpen.
- I was talking the other day about types of people who irritate me.
- Her voice was starting to irritate him; it was high pitched and squeaky.
- She asked hopefully in a sweet tone though she was irritated by the man she had just taken an order from.
- When it comes to people, they irritate the hell out of each other.
- Carver was surprised that his views irritated so many people.
- That angered me and irritated me and threw me, and I'm sure that was the case with a lot of actors from New York.
- And this colonial attitude is something that really irritates the hell out of people who live in rural areas.
- Towards the end, the very sound of his voice irritated me.
- You're irritated because people tend to forget who you are when you participate in things.
- I am incredibly irritated by people who don't think for themselves before asking questions.
- Later that evening, Jenny remarked that she was irritated with Sara.
- She was mildly irritated by the fact he didn't wait for her.
- It really irritates me that people in the military have to pay tax while they are away fighting for their country.
- I am extremely irritated when people take photos with the camera tilted.
- Her screechy voice really irritated me, but it's not in my nature to blow people off.
- The situation was made worse when Jason made a remark that had irritated her.
2(make sore)(scalp/skin/membrane) irritar
- Bulky socks often fit poorly, and a poor fit can irritate your skin.
- It may irritate and inflame the eyelids and the white part of the eye.
- Also, some bales may contain fungi or dust that may irritate the respiratory tract of horses.
- After washing, pat the skin dry, don't irritate it by rubbing vigorously.
- Even though it is natural, senna is harsh and can irritate the lower digestive tract.
- Tobacco smoke irritates sinus linings, leading to inflammation and blocked passages.
- Pulling hay from above causes dust and mold to become airborne, irritating the respiratory tract.
- Some topical acne medicines may irritate your skin, especially in the first few weeks that you use them.
- Gauderman believes chronic inflammation may play a role, with air pollutants irritating small airways on a daily basis.
- A long, hot shower or bath to warm up after being outside dries and irritates skin.
- The player cannot twist or turn and the more work they do causes the pain to increase because inflammation irritates the nervous system.
- Air that is too dry can irritate the lining of your nose, throat and sinuses and may even cause the lining of your nose to bleed.
- Radiation therapy can irritate healthy tissue in its path.
- Instead, the acid irritates the lining of the gullet, causing the burning pain.
- The top of the femoral canal may be reinforced by a mesh made of a synthetic material that does not irritate the body.
- This constant backwash of acid can irritate the lining of your esophagus, causing it to be irritated and inflamed.
- Without the protection of the eyelid, the inside of the eyelid and the surface of your eye may become dry, irritated and inflamed.
- Acne medicine might irritate your skin or make it too dry.
- Every single square inch of your body is irritated.
- In children who develop asthma, the airways become irritated and inflamed.
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