In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nervios masculinehe got the jitters — le entró el canguelo Spain informal
- first-night jitters — los nervios del estreno
- Tonight, terror jitters are spreading throughout the world.
- But corporates are nervous and Wall Street has the jitters.
- We definitely had a few nervous jitters brought on by the unknown of what or who was down there waiting for us to fly overhead.
- Now that the first day of school is out of the way, the next thing on the calendar sure to cause the jitters is school picture day.
- Oddly enough, missing the first shot seemed to shake off the jitters.
- It was probably due to nervous jitters or exhaustion, but the boys almost seemed uncomfortable to be up on stage.
- However, spirits were high by the end as the Jags shook off their jitters to record a deserved victory.
- Ewing and Davis fluctuate between nervous jitters and cautious optimism, with the first day of the inaugural event only a few days away.
- The half is when the jitters and fears you've been dealing with during rehearsal must be exorcised.
- And that should really give security moms the jitters.
- The book addresses subjects from exam-eve tensions to jitters before making a business presentation and everyday anxieties.
- ‘It's always stressful,’ she confirms of the opening-night jitters.
- The rush by Republicans and Democrats to corral Latino voters has touched off nervous jitters among some black politicians and leaders.
- As far as opening nights go, there were no signs of jitters or stage fright.
- Anthony lost the first set 3-6, and defeat seemed certain as he looked desperate to shake off the jitters to trail 1-4 in the second set.
- ‘The passing of King Fahd is obviously going to put some jitters into the market overall,’ said Kim Iskyan, head of research at MDM Bank.
- Still, there are occasional signs that our jitters, our fears, and our suppressed anger could grow into something like a political force.
- Of course, they would be nervous with new-job jitters.
- Voters report jitters at the thought of terrorists targeting nuclear plants.
- The jitters sent through the government by recent protests are leading to the implementation of even more intrusive and innovative censorship and control tools.
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