In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estar deprimidoestar alicaídoto mope around / about — andar deprimido / alicaído
- But there is no point sitting around and moping, feeling sorry for myself.
- She moped around the house all day until about three o'clock when she went for the phone.
- He is keen to emphasise the positives and to look forward and for the industry to stop moping and get on with delivering results.
- The last week, a jumble of emotions complicated me and all I could do was mope around the house, stewing in them.
- My mom stopped asking me why I was moping around the house instead of doing something productive.
- Everyone is entitled to feel a little hurt when things aren't going the way we planned, but moping around solves nothing…
- I was in a total downer, spent most of the day crying and moping.
- For the record, here, I'm not moping or sulking or whining, I'm just reflecting, trying to be introspective.
- Anna behind me was probably the coldest person in our boat, but instead of complaining or moping she just told us to keep our hands warm and to keep focused.
- Even Angel isn't moping and she broke up with Aiden too.
- Either way, she mopes around the house like the world's going to end.
- I don't mind disclosing to you that I've had a really miserable weekend for one reason or another - I've got Monday off work, but frankly I'd rather be at work than hanging around here moping around.
- After Rachael had left the house, and I had gotten dressed after my shower, I had moped around the house with not much to do.
- Why waste time moping over the fact that he's not into you in that way?
- So I spent the night moping and being angry at myself.
- I was moping and feeling sorry for myself despite having swum my best times and having finaled in two events at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
- Daddy had said I could stay home, but I didn't want to mope around the house all day, staring out the window like a fool.
- The last time Regina told her troubles to her diary, she was moping because she had no one to talk to and felt all alone.
- But he frequently has been his own worst enemy by moping and overanalyzing, leading to a loss of confidence and bad habits.
- Don't worry I'm not moping and feeling sorry for myself.
- Karmen was still moping at having to leave David behind.
- Her mom finally got sick of her moping around the house and suggested that she try-out for the production of Annie that there town was putting on.
- I moped around the house for most of the weekend, wishing Scott was with me.
- But being miserable and moping around the house isn't doing me any favours either, so I finally decided to hunt out an appropriate activity.
- He got fired in July after only nine months on the job, but you don't see him moping around.
- Karl is moping in the bar over his failed relationship.
- She'd departed around ten, leaving me moping around the house alone.
- She was sitting on the couch moping, and Kara was trying to cheer her up.
- Instead of moping around the house, you might feel better if you got back in the pool and started working again.
- Now all she did was mope around the house crying.
- All I was doing was moping around in the house because I knew that my entire summer and possibly the rest of my life was ruined because my parents still thought that I was a little girl.
- Two days later Danni still moped around the house not wanting to do anything.
- I spent most days moping around my house, waiting for good luck to come my way.
- Troy here was just moping around the house all day so Mandy and I thought to take him out to dinner to cheer him up a little.
- Most of the class had already received their cards, and were silently moping in their seats.
- I never believed in love at first sight, I still don't really but for the next month or so I really hurt and just sat around moping.
- The court suggests he quit moping in the corner and bring us a piece of cake.
- Are you finding yourself moping around the house in the depths of despair, the wrong results in your hands and feeling unsure about what to do with your life?
- Don't sit around moping when you could be get things finished!
- No use moping, there were chores to do around the house!
1(instance)to have a mope — estar deprimido / alicaído
- The guy's just a big mope.
- New: a whinge
- Everyone seemed to have a good time, even Fiona, who was apparently trying to get over having the mopes whenever she was not the direct focus of Albert's attention.
2mopes pluralthe mopes — la depre informal
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