In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(physically)(animal/person) hacer trabajar demasiadothey claim they are overworked and underpaid — dicen que los explotan
- Julie worries about her husband being overworked and dreams of taking a vacation trip with him, perhaps to Paris.
- The patent examiners are so overworked that they let a lot of this stuff through.
- A major altercation was narrowly avoided as 250 thirsty guests swamped the overpriced bar, demanding a drink from one of two hopelessly overworked bar staff.
- But even the most conscientious caseworkers are going to cut corners and make mistakes - often fatal mistakes - when they are overworked.
- Kansas City's bullpen was overworked last season because its young starters either broke down physically or threw too many pitches to consistently work past the sixth inning.
- The heart, already overworked because of less oxygen, has to work even harder to pump blood through the narrowed blocked vessels.
- It is a fight neither party can win decisively, and in the meantime everyone is made worse off when seats are left open indefinitely, courts are overworked, and justice is delayed or denied.
- Morale is really low among staff and already some are leaving because they are overworked.
- You'll be overworked and exhausted there, too.
- Mr Peach admitted departmental officers were often overworked and inexperienced, and worked in isolation.
- The judges are overworked, they're underpaid.
- Pediatricians and child psychologists can fill some gaps, but they are also often overworked.
- Equipment is not replaced after it has worn out, positions are left unfilled and staff are dangerously overworked.
- These nations are making no effective effort to ensure that their athletes are clean, instead leaving the job of enforcement to an overstretched, overworked WADA.
- If your staff is overworked or overextended, it will inevitably show in their attitudes toward customers.
- I attributed this to a large ward round, insufficient time, and overworked doctors.
- These jobs can be done by one extraordinary and exhaustingly overworked person, or they can be shared among the available people according to ability, interest and need.
- Fifty-eight percent said they were so overworked they could not provide the right level of care.
- The most simple way to cut spending is to cut salaries for all doctors, but health-care staff are already overworked.
- As long as there are fast food chains, there will always be underpaid and overworked line staff.
- Not that I blame anyone, what with the way the NHS is underfunded and staff are overworked.
- The coaching staff is overworked and forced to do much of the personnel work.
- The welfare system is overworked, underpaid and they get burned out.
- So no more vitamin B6, no Evening Primrose Oil, without a prescription from your already overworked GP.
- Now health service staff are overworked at all levels, GP's overloaded with patients and health centres are overcrowded.
2(overuse)that is the most overworked cliché in the language — es el cliché más manido / trillado de la lengua
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