In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(annoyance)irritación feminineher unreliability is a constant (source of) irritation — su falta de formalidad es motivo de constante irritación
- his rudeness is an irritation — su grosería es irritante
- one of life's minor irritations — uno de los pequeños inconvenientes de la vida
- Why do some people snap, exploding into rages even over seemingly minor irritations?
- There are a couple of minor irritations, but they're worth living with.
- And to extract humour from annoyances and irritations is what comedians have always done since time immemorial.
- Christian is unflappable, a quality I admired in him when we were still going out together, which turned into a source of irritations after we got married.
- Her snappy asides, unconstrained mix of observational humour and rants on life's irritations make for lucid, compulsive viewing.
- Naturally, this disability is attended by irritations, inconveniences, and some significant professional frustrations.
- In any case, his tirade illustrates how easily what were once mere irritations of daily life now turn into political crusades.
- All the irritations and annoyances of my life have suddenly assumed their true proportion: small and petty.
- The entries cited in the catalogue deal with problems and irritations common to all portrait painters.
- Forget the irritations and the occasional rudeness, they bother us New Yorkers too.
- Restricting access marginalizes youth, defining them as social nonentities at best, irritations at worst.
- Your employees aren't the only ones who suffer from such annoyances and irritations.
- Reading about your lives and sharing the laughter, love, and daily irritations have made my life much richer and happier.
- The stress, irritations, fears and hopes are excised through simple repetitive movement.
- But time and again irritations creep in which disrupt the flow of the book.
- There are other, less serious, irritations to deal with.
- It is among the biggest irritations in modern life.
- Most of the crackles and other irritations that are a staple of country blues recordings have been excised, and all of the fidelity remains intact.
- Getting and staying married may seem formidable to a young pregnant woman because marriage is filled with a hundred irritations and difficulties.
- Islands may initially offer the idea of splendid isolation but they soon throw up their own irritations, their own unique problems.
- Secondly, certain weeds, such as poison ivy, can actually cause severe skin irritation.
- Chronic trigger points can lead to chronic nerve irritation and headache.
- To prevent local irritation, patients should allow the solution to dry before moving around.
- The patient's constant itching in an attempt to relieve irritation can lead to potentially debilitating sleep disturbance.
- The main side-effects are bladder irritation and diarrhoea.
- The degree of the upper airway irritation is known to vary with the type and concentration of inhalant.
- Other immediate effects of passive smoking include Headaches, nausea and eye irritation.
- Sulfur dioxide at low levels of exposure can cause eye, nose, and respiratory tract irritation.
- Endoscopy allows doctors to check for irritation, ulcers, inflammation and abnormal tissue growth in the internal organs.
- They coat the throat and relieve the irritation that causes coughing.
- Mosquito bites cause severe skin irritation through an allergic reaction to the insects' saliva.
- Regardless of the form, take it with meals to reduce stomach irritation.
- Neck pain from nerve irritation can last from three to six months or longer.
- However, the more she rubbed at it, the most the irritation grew.
- She presented again in January 1997 with recurrent chronic throat irritation.
- Focal neurological deficits and features of raised intracranial tension may precede signs of meningeal irritation.
- In high concentrations, the smoke causes ocular and upper respiratory tract irritation in health care personnel.
- The aldehydes are also pungent gases and cause eye, nose and throat irritation.
- Tendonitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon and is typically caused by overuse.
- Metaplastic changes are common lesions and occur in reaction to foreign substances or chronic irritation.
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