In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1demasiadoI would not be overly upset if she were to leave — la verdad es que no me disgustaría demasiado que se fuera
- Although the situations are often ridiculous, the gags don't feel overly contrived.
- I think too many girls are overly sensitive about their appearance within relationships.
- It lets me call people and torments my mother with its overly cheery voice mail message.
- I'm not overly worried about it long-term and it wasn't that serious to start with.
- Indeed, the whole cast is extremely good, undermined only by an overly sentimental score.
- It doesn't always work out like that but I was not overly pleased as I wandered away from the counter.
- You let the phone ring twice before answering, lest you appear overly eager.
- As with all gaming movies, some fans will go in with overly high expectations that can never be fulfilled.
- The crab cake starter I had was dry and overly salty, and could have done with more mango and chilli salsa to go with it.
- Not that my publishers had sounded overly impressed when I'd pitched them the story line.
- He listened politely while she engaged him in several minutes of overly tactile conversation.
- I'm not overly bothered by either fault, though it would be good to lose them.
- Neither side will be overly disconsolate that this was not a game of classic hurling.
- Boone's desserts are also truly wonderful but, since it's a spa, not overly rich.
- She said he had no history of self-harm and that she had no reason to be overly worried about his mental state.
- Not an overly religious woman, Maggie had some vague notion of a grand plan.
- Her approach to their suffering is compassionate, even overly sentimental in places.
- The balance between being either overly nostalgic or dismissive of the past.
- The New York Times obituary is overly keen to pigeonhole him in the Movement.
- The police and city officials have set up a number of strenuous and overly aggressive methods of control.
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