In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nerviosismo masculineher nervousness of traffic — su miedo al tráfico
- I frequently have a nervousness, bordering on fear, concerning lack of sleep.
- I had been excited, but it wore away to anxiety and nervousness as the time grew near.
- The nervousness and fear were still in his eyes, and he was beginning to shake and sweat.
- I have to confess to a certain nervousness in using it, due to anxiety about what to do with all of the time that it saves.
- All her nervousness and apprehension died away and she took another sip of her drink.
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