In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1loquero masculine informalmanicomio masculine informal offensiveit's like a madhouse in here — esto parece una casa de locos / un manicomio
- You will work with Japanese teachers at your schools and the locations vary from extremely rural to the madhouse that is Tokyo.
- Humour and a sense of the ridiculous form the microscopic thread that keeps us out of the madhouse, monastery, convent, or whatever.
- It has, over time, become a business-driven madhouse.
- ‘Hi, Mr. Treacher,’ I said quietly, feeling as if I had been thrown into a madhouse.
- A comparable effect can be found in the Brothers Quay's latest, In Absentia, where light plays menacingly over a doll-house-size madhouse.
- Welcome to the madhouse that is the build-up to the opening night of a pantomime.
- The road to creativity passes so close to the madhouse, and often detours or ends there.
- In middle age, framed by a rival in love, he even endured the indignities of incarceration in a madhouse.
- I was about 13 and I just thought, I'm in a madhouse, everybody is mad, so you do develop defences.
- The place is a madhouse and colorful beyond description.
- It ended up being such a mob scene, such a madhouse, I didn't leave until Sunday night.
- Now more than ever, I'm happy to be a Brooklyn resident, away from the madhouse this convention has caused.
- Both of them are at school, so it's a madhouse getting ready before we leave.
- Asked if he would stay on as head coach, Obradovic said: ‘That would lead me straight to a madhouse.’
- The ‘Where’ is the campus of the alternative high school, ‘the claustrophobic madhouse.’
- The office of the Ayurveda Congress is a madhouse of activity.
- Everyone was made welcome not a hindrance as on some other sites and even getting parking for trucks and gear unloaded was handled in a helpful and friendly way although it was a complete madhouse as you would expect so close to opening.
- But in the madhouse there is sometimes less madness than in real life as Antonio's ‘change’ demonstrates.
- The patients were held to basic standards of decent behavior and made to do chores in an environment more like a disciplined summer camp (or a well-run college group home) than a madhouse or hospital.
- It's a madhouse as usual, everyone running around getting ready.
- Any therapist would probably just look at me one time and write on my chart ‘HEAD GONE’ and ship me off to the madhouse.
- The supermarkets understandably turn into madhouses the day before a hurricane's arrival, but I wonder about the grocery lists of some of the customers.
- And would one's meal be as enjoyable if the restaurant lacked a staff whose unflagging charm turns what could be a madhouse into a many-splendored thing?
- For the most part, the press now fulfill the same function for the party that kindly nurses do at the madhouse; if the guy thinks he's Napoleon, just smile affably and ask him how Waterloo's going.
- I'm sorry we lose the ransom; but it was either that or Bill Driscoll to the madhouse.
- But they've shut up the madhouse and nobody knows if they're coming or going.
- It's tough to find an audience for an intimate, thoughtful little movie in the summer movie madhouse, but Care isn't worried.
- ‘It might be too much of a madhouse for the kids, but I'd love for them to be with me,’ Chaiken says from the ‘L Word’ set in Vancouver.
- ‘This is a madhouse in here,’ said a clearly pleased Oliver Goldesberry.
- The person who came up with this programme is a madman from a madhouse, a madman but a genius.
- Agustín says he is leaving the madhouse for criminal lunatics before he becomes crazy too.
- Beds occupied the lounge room floor, bags rested on all other available space, showers had become a hazard and dinnertime, coming as it did at five in the afternoon so that she could join in, made the kitchen a crowded madhouse.
- He'd explained with so much compassion that medicine had no answers, that Ross's future was likely to be spent in a madhouse, chained to a wall or a bed to keep him from hurting himself or anyone else.
- ‘From there, it's a madhouse for two hours, because we are trying to get out 52 trucks without any problems,’ says Diggs.
- The idea is that America has become a madhouse, but the film's idiotic storyline and grotesque stereotypes of mental illness undercut its intended social impact.
- Or, actually, I can wait, because I have to - did I mention that today is a madhouse over here?
- Valencia Street on the Friday of Folsom Street Fair weekend is a madhouse.
- Inside, it smelled more like a madhouse than a clinic.
- Most of them ended up using magic for the wrong reasons and it was gettin’ to be a madhouse in the magical world.
- He is amazed that Sonia has not succumbed to any of the three usual ways open for someone in her situation: the canal, the madhouse, or total submission to depravity.
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