In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lobo solitario masculinehe's a bit of a lone wolf — tiene algo de lobo solitario
- ‘I wouldn't deny that I like being a lone wolf,’ he says.
- You've met loss adjusters - they're the lone wolves who tell the insurers to settle your claim or not (fingers crossed for that flood damage claim, people).
- They tend to be lone wolves who suffer marginalisation, branded (at best) eccentrics, accused (at worst) of being traitors in order to demean and degrade what they write and broadcast.
- Germany's Free Democratic Party is the lone wolf in the defense of market capitalism.
- On the other side, there stands the lone wolf: angry, powerful, violent, and unpredictable.
- In all these endeavors, Franklin, 58, was hardly acting as a lone wolf.
- Some players prefer to operate as a lone wolf, others work well in small squads of two or three people, and still others would prefer to work in a large group.
- According to Myrtle, George was something of a lone wolf.
- This lone wolf mostly takes his own advice to heart.
- It was nice to help out a pal, but life is far simpler as a lone wolf.
- He changed from being a lone wolf, with only a Glock and a Bowie to keep him company, to being part of a team.
- Needless to say, you'll be playing the role of an Allied lone wolf who, despite occasionally having comrades by his side, will always end up fighting ten soldiers single-handedly and coming out on top.
- This is not quite the same as saying she is a lone wolf.
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