In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sick)mareadothe motion made him (feel) queasy — se mareó con el movimiento
- my stomach's a bit queasy — tengo el estómago revuelto
- To prevent that queasy feeling, skip acidic foods like tomatoes and orange juice if your stomach is empty.
- Many people have experienced the roll of a boat on a rough body of water - along with a queasy stomach and uneasy legs.
- I was reading my book for the first 45 min or so, and when I looked up I felt terribly queasy.
- Towards the end of the time that I was spraying with Metasystox, I began to feel queasy, a bit sick and would be starting a headache which became very bad and which, even after taking paracetamol would not clear up.
- She always felt slightly queasy before take off.
- He worked normally at Chequers on Saturday and felt fine when he hosted a monthly dinner there, but felt queasy on Sunday morning and a doctor was called.
- ‘It made me a bit queasy, as these things tend to do,’ he said.
- Strong smells can push a slightly queasy stomach over the edge.
- If bouncing around on a tour bus or swaying on deck leaves you feeling queasy, pack ginger capsules in your alternative travel kit.
- I remember one particularly rough whale-watching trip where everyone felt queasy.
- I get queasy just thinking about school lunches.
- I felt queasy half way through, but soldiered on.
- His TV Dinner was a feast of curiosities enmeshed with the everyday, a meal that leaves one feeling slightly queasy, even overstuffed, but eager for more.
- The train journey was filled with little aggravating child noises and I was sitting in the wrong direction so arrive in LA feeling queasy and dizzy.
- Nine out of ten women said their partner was a big help during the birth, with only 14 per cent of men feeling queasy, ten per cent leaving the room for fresh air and one per cent passing out.
- It's enough to make even a veteran traveler a little queasy.
- William was driving nine-year-old Emma to Windsor Castle for the day when they stopped the car because the youngster felt queasy.
- Like most highly addictive substances, at first you're left feeling slightly queasy but once you get the taste, they soon become the centre of your universe.
- She gets sick in cars and queasy whenever she steps on board a boat.
- Whatever approach you take, when you're feeling even slightly queasy, the fresh air and steadier view on deck is preferable to being down below in a damp, stuffy cabin.
- I have come to appreciate what they were trying to do a little more now that I am a ‘mature’ adult, but I still get a little queasy every time I hear it.
- Ishiguro's latest work, Never Let Me Go, presents a portrait of a fictional English boarding school that seems idyllic but leaves us rather queasy.
- The work combines a fourth-form puerility with a satirical current, one that leaves the viewer slightly queasy.
- Perhaps everyone is queasy about ‘brand’ being applied to the non-commercial?
- That queasy feeling of disillusionment is a universal one says Schmidt; one that makes this particular play accessible for audiences on a very personal level.
- Odd how one can agree with so much of the detail of a book, while feeling slightly queasy about its broader perspective.
- With those of us who revere books as artistic products, the thought of these windows into other worlds being business commodities, as marketable as a new brand of toothpaste, makes us a little queasy.
- But I feel queasy about the shortness of those sentences. when you consider the length that, for an example, an abused woman might get for killing her abusive husband.
- Yet, for all that, it was hard not to feel slightly queasy about the prospects for the remainder of the Scottish season.
- Was I the only one that felt slightly queasy at the thought of Kenyon taking the moral high ground?
- The only people who felt queasy about this courtly ritual were the impressionable, faint-hearted administrators of British tennis.
- Granted, so much of the stuff that filters into the air from the mouths of both sets of these supporters when they are in opposition to one another does induce a queasy feeling.
- All of which makes me feel slightly queasy and disinclined to buy so much as a new face cloth.
- But diplomats in Kinshasa are beginning to sound queasy.
- I felt a little queasy about doing so because I thought, ‘Oh, what is somebody going to read into this?’
- Startups need people who won't get queasy when times are rough, he says.
- But as the issue moved forward, the market became queasy.
- He opposed Nixon's widening of the war to Cambodia and was queasy about any strategy that did not involve ‘de-Americanising’ the war.
- Bethany had felt energized before the meet, but now she felt nervous and queasy.
- ‘I still hadn't had any children and had always been queasy about the idea,’ she said.
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