In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(with cold)entumecidothe injection made my gums go numb — la inyección me durmió las encías
- I just felt numb after the funeral — quedé como atontado después del funeral
- to be numb with sth
- my fingers were numb with cold — tenía los dedos entumecidos de frío
- numb with fear — petrificado de miedo
- Those stuck behind the police are arrested and dragged away in plastic ziplock handcuffs that hurt like hell and make your hands go numb.
- I still felt numb and unfeeling, as if nothing that was happening was real.
- When the door opened and she said hello, I nearly went numb with shock.
- So tonight we all get to sit through a really long and boring event, stifling yawns and clapping dutifully as our bums go numb on hard wooden chairs.
- My hands were getting numb with the cold and I'd got blood all down the side of my head where the oxygen bottle had hit me.
- He tried to move his left leg, to free it from the snow, but it was too tightly wedged, and beginning to go numb with cold.
- She was in school in Norway - where her father Peter was working in the oil industry - when her hand started to feel numb while she was writing.
- I awoke to find this numb sensation in my left arm, and a horrible headache.
- You're standing beside a beer cooler on the bank of a frozen Siberian river, and your nose is numb with cold.
- He woke numb and cold, inside a carved hole in the rock.
- I just then began to finally feel that I was freezing; the numb feeling must have worn away.
- After a minute or so, when the skin is numb, the anaesthetist will insert the larger epidural needle through the skin and towards the epidural space.
- But now that his marriage has broken up, he feels numb again.
- I then begin to feel numb, but this side-effect is temporary.
- McKeown says he felt numb when the verdict came through.
- He reached to grab the rifle but could not because his forearm felt numb and dead.
- His narration is intrusive and surplus to requirements but mercifully his lips soon go numb with the cold and he has to stop for a while.
- Only when I emerge, exhausted, on the far side do I realise I've been gripping my handlebars so hard, my fingers have gone numb.
- I lay there still in a numb daze from the shock of Mike's mysterious and sudden death.
- Anna came in saying that she felt emotionally numb.
1(cold) entumecer(drug) dormir(drug) adormecer(drug) anestesiartelevision numbed the country to the horror of the disaster — la excesiva cobertura televisiva del desastre insensibilizó a la población
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