In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wait/experience) que destroza los nervios
- This is obviously a distracting, nerve-wracking, uncomfortable experience for him.
- But he pushed me to make amends, and the whole thing was pretty nerve-wracking really, but it was a mostly cool night.
- Flying is nerve-wracking at the best of times, and it only takes one stupid and irresponsible person to turn a holiday flight into an airborne nightmare.
- Exams can be nerve-wracking, and controlling your stress levels around this time can be difficult.
- It's nerve-wracking and fraught with the potential for rejection and humiliation.
- The game ended up going to a penalty shootout, which was pretty nerve-wracking, and a little anticlimatic at the same time.
- And he admits his first show, in Shepherds Bush, London, where Naomi was in the audience, was nerve-wracking.
- That was a difficult and nerve-racking situation.
- They will talk of prisons in Greece, of frightful justice systems, and of a nerve-racking ordeal which the enthusiast is never likely to forget.
- Postponing a scheduled surgical procedure ratchets up stress in an already nerve-racking event.
- I met with them both in the morning to support them during this stressful and nerve-racking day.
- This was a nerve-wracking ordeal for me as Tony's bungalow was one of the few on the mine where the windows were not netted in.
- So my first 10-minute speech was a very difficult and nerve-racking time.
- The ordeal of the police identity parade is as nerve-wracking for those who take part as the witnesses on the far side of the darkened glass screen.
- Eye contact can be nerve-wracking in a presentation setting, but stay cool try to focus on each classmate one at a time.
- The fact only one team will be relegated at the end of the campaign doesn't make matters any less nerve-wracking for those in the danger zone.
- A nurse is facing a nerve-wracking few weeks waiting for the result of tests to find whether or not he has been injected with the HIV virus.
- The stress of pregnancy, revelation of pregnancy to parents, and moving on despite the shame and worry can be nerve-racking.
- ‘I went in for a camera test and that was the most nerve-wracking part of the entire shoot,’ she says.
- Just getting up on the stage at first was really nerve-wracking.
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