In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dilema masculineI was in a quandary as to what to do — estaba en un dilema
- this decision left them in a quandary — esta decisión les planteó un dilema
- Such drastic tactics may be warranted, according to Horne, because the current situation is putting drug agencies in a quandary.
- Jimmy Thomson was in a quandary last Wednesday night.
- I was in a quandary: should I just buy this hoping it was lemongrass or should I ask the man inside if it was lemongrass first?
- I'm what you'd call Old Labour and I'll be in a quandary at the next election: how can I vote for a party that doesn't really exist anymore?
- The peasants are in a quandary: They want to kill the man, but no one is ready to take responsibility for the action.
- Jones has found that we are currently in a quandary comparable to that of the Red Queen in Through the Looking Glass: we have to run faster and faster just to stay in the same place.
- But it has left many life assurers in a quandary, wondering whether to continue backing IFAs or enter into multi-tied agreements.
- And I think there was a real concern on the part of everyone - we were in a quandary, frankly, right from the very beginning.
- Year after year, however, we'd always find ourselves in a quandary.
- I too would be in a quandary as to how to vote were we to have a referendum soon - just like many of the French interviewed about their voting intentions in the past few days.
- Necessary as these changes are, they leave us in a quandary.
- However, he said the family was now in a quandary.
- He was in a quandary, and a lifelong friend of his suggested that he phone me.
- It is clear Equitable Life's decision to call a halt to new business has left many policy holders in a quandary.
- The depths of this understanding - which I had not at all expected - put me in a quandary.
- Even the secretary at the Leader of the Opposition office is in a quandary.
- I find myself in a quandary of sorts and wonder if you have any advice or insights you may be able to offer a young-ish, aspiring writer of fiction for the screen.
- Their descendants have been left in a quandary.
- The issue of a present for Mother left me in a quandary, however.
- In a quandary he contacted me to see if I could help find someone who could help.
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