In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(feeling alone)I was very lonely — me sentía muy solo
- she lives alone, but she says she never feels lonely — no vive con nadie pero dice que nunca se siente sola
- my lonely evenings — mis noches de soledad
- it can be a lonely life as a film star — la vida de una estrella de cine puede ser muy solitaria
- I was very lonely for the rest of the night.
- Being single can make a person feel very lonely at times.
- I'm not going to die old and lonely, never loving anyone else other than her.
- His death has touched something deeply in people, particularly old people who are lonely.
- I don't want you to be lonely for the rest of your life.
- Living as she is was miserable and lonely with no friends or loved ones to care about her.
- An old lady is a bit lonely and decides she needs a pet for company.
- Hearing her father's voice made her incredibly lonely.
- Because of this, you can feel very lonely at times.
- Since his arrival in September, he has been pretty lonely.
- He is going to end up a lonely old man whose kids only call him on holidays because they feel like they have to.
- A lonely housewife starts up a friendship with a pet portrait painter.
- Back in September I wrote about Al, a lonely widower sitting on his front porch.
- We both felt lonely not being with our parents.
- Even when he had his friends with him he always seemed lonely.
- He may be in the wrong but he's old, lonely and feeling betrayed.
- The new girl's supposed to be lonely and have no friends for at least a month and a half.
- Those handful of days were long enough to realize how lonely an old timer could truly be.
- Olga is a lonely but spirited old woman whose children live abroad and seldom visit.
2(isolated)(spot/farm) solitario(farm/spot) aislado
- He is believed to be a car thief, who used stolen cars to take victims to lonely areas before attacking them.
- You can reach the mountain top and find it a desolate and lonely place.
- The beach looked rather lonely on a usually crowded Sunday afternoon.
- This is a lonely place with buildings shy of one another and spaced well apart, typical of Scottish Highland villages.
- This was a lonely place where foxes and raccoons were often seen in those days.
- The castle always felt like such a cold and lonely place when he returned.
- There is a distant bridge, a small harbor, and a lonely road that leads to another beach town.
- I wonder what a semi would be doing out on this lonely road, then I recognize it as a stock truck.
- Afterward we had one last drive around the rock before heading back to the lonely highway.
- Many of them were black and white, and they were mainly of lonely places and people.
- More than anything, however, the cottages' lonely location makes them a romantic's dream.
- The Showgrounds will be a fairly lonely place for the remainder of the season.
- They are in small groups - three per station, in lonely places, many kilometers from the nearest town.
- Even in rural farming districts, there is simply no such thing as a lonely road.
- He and his wife have shifted from the City to this lonely place just to look after the garden.
- When a person dies, he or she is wrapped in a hammock and buried in a lonely place in the jungle on the mainland.
- Howard, not knowing what he should do, sits on a couch in the middle of this lonely street that leads nowhere.
- Western Australia is a land of open roads, of vehicle dependence and lonely highways.
- Liverpool can be a lonely place on a Saturday night, and this is only Thursday morning.
- Police have stepped up patrols and are advising women to take precautions such as walking in groups and avoiding lonely areas.
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