In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unwell)to feel off color — no encontrarse muy bien
- to look off color — tener mala cara
- I'm a bit off color — no estoy / no me encuentro muy bien
- I've been off-colour and not-blogging, apologies; here's a bunch of TV things quickly that bear further investigation.
- If you are feeling a bit sluggish and off-colour it may be that your digestive system is out of balance.
- I'm feeling off-colour and grumpy today.
- She booked an appointment with her doctor because she was feeling off-colour.
- This morning I have a sore throat and feel decidedly off-colour.
- To make matters worse, I'd started to develop what I thought was a bit of a cold by Saturday evening so I was feeling decidedly grumpy and off-colour.
- He's still off-colour today, but submits to a meeting anyway.
- Any player who was off-colour or who complained of fatigue was immediately stood down from training.
- Doctors should be made to think more carefully before handing out certificates willy-nilly just because someone looks a bit off-colour or says they do not feel so good.
- Since I was very young, whenever I'm off-colour and feverish I have the following recurring vision as I wander confusedly in the no-man's land between consciousness and sleep.
- I had been off-colour for several weeks and off food for several days prior to this and did not realise the effects of wine on an empty stomach.
- If she feels a little off-colour then it's because the baby didn't like what we had for dinner.
2(risqué, unwell)(joke/remarks) subido de tono
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