In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My life has always been fairly lonesome, but I don't think I've ever felt more alone than I do at the moment.
- It was sunset and leading from her back was a solitary shadow, looking more lonesome than ever.
- We are lonesome here, and it is difficult for us to remember how much you love us.
- The majority of tears that were shed on first day at school day in Kerry on Monday flowed from the eyes of lonesome mums rather than wide-eyed children who were eagerly looking forward to the great new adventure.
- That first time away from home I got lonesome and decided to run away with two friends.
- When the old woman's health weakened, Gina had offered to spend her solitary days with another lonesome soul, since she really had nothing better to do anyway.
- Unless he truly was a stalker, he was just a lonesome new kid, desperate for friends.
- We put it down to nerves and the fact that she might be feeling lonesome about being away from her family and her boyfriend for a long time.
- In this way, it's like you're on the trip with me, an invisible friend that makes the journey less lonesome.
- The Russian travels for about six months a year and this solitary pursuit would leave anyone lonesome, explaining the accompaniment of his wife on his travels across the world.
- His friends are all on vacation, leaving him bored and lonesome.
- It's just regrettable that it seems to be a rather dangerous business being a lonesome, sensitive, guitar-strumming singer-songwriter.
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