In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tragedy/loss) llorar(tragedy/loss) lamentarshe is still mourning him/his death — todavía lo llora/llora su muerte
- I've always bemoaned these losses, but never exactly mourned the loss of a station.
- The nation continues to mourn the loss of the Community Police as a functioning unit.
- Although most individuals did not mourn its disappearance, there were some that did.
- Classical musicians are mourning the demise of the country's last radio orchestra, set to disband in November after championing the works of Canadian composers for 70 years and producing award-winning recordings.
- However, Kalaimani, unshaven and unkempt, mourning the loss of his boats had to be convinced to forget the dowry amount and encouraged to go ahead with the wedding.
- They say they will be mourning the loss of patient choice, two doctors and a nurse, mobile telephone access to a doctor and the surgery's support team.
- Jillian admitted that she still mourns the loss of her first true love.
- I don't think we should mourn the demise of our deeply-flawed nations.
- The pub trade in York is now mourning the loss of a good licensing officer who bitterly regrets the part he played in his own downfall.
- Kafka was supposedly mourning the loss of spirituality and mysticism in the modern age - so perhaps he would have been heartened by Blaine's revival of public interest in the art.
- Either that or he was seriously mourning the loss of his bed.
- While the mother mourns the loss of her obedient daughter, the daughter longs for recognition of her new thoughts and independent identity.
- But are the city's chocolate fans mourning their loss or looking forward to enjoying the newly-packed sweets?
1to mourn for sb — llorar a algn
- she is still mourning for the countryside — sigue añorando el campo
- to mourn over sth — llorar algo
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