In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(nuisance/problem) eterno(problem/nuisance) perpetuoshe had a perpetual scowl on her face — tenía el ceño fruncido permanentemente
- perpetual student — eterno estudiante
- Meanwhile, there remained that perpetual money question.
- Now he took his anger out on all three of them, including Summer, whose poor grades and frequent partying were perpetual sources of disappointment.
- Neglected to an extreme, he is in an emotional state of perpetual and chronic traumatic stress - a state of alienation and self-annihilation.
- And I was appalled at the recurrent, perpetual mistakes that had been made by the international community of nations when it comes to Third World debt.
- Many of the small and shrinking group of health researchers in Pakistan work in a state of perpetual despondency, frequently with little access to policymakers and planners.
- What with their incessant, continual, never ending, perpetual and stop-less demands for financial assistance I see only one clear course of action.
- In some cases even wards such as teachers who are supposed to look after children abuse them and many parents are now in perpetual worry over the safety of their children.
- What's less clear is whether that application growth is itself driven by the falling cost of bulk disk capacity and by the perpetual need to do more for less money.
- There are no tests for a start and no perpetual worries over league table places.
- It is not ready for the federal election and is a perpetual worry.
- It is the essential nature of work to be perpetual, repetitive, habitual.
- The seemingly compassionate phrase, ‘Don't worry,’ eases few people of their perpetual worries.
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