In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despotricarthe old man was ranting (on) about the youth of today — el viejo estaba echando pestes contra la juventud de hoy
- my father ranted and raved at me for half an hour — mi padre me echó un sermón / una perorata de media hora
- I then got distracted by the real world and I ranted about power stations.
- I ranted at length about this in an article published earlier this year in Bermuda's daily newspaper.
- He ranted about my disregard for the law and my campaign to drive music retailers out of business.
- One frail elderly man ranted on at length about a catalogue of mistakes on his account, some of which went back to 1939.
- He ranted on like this for several minutes, close to tears, while Jimmy Saville grinned and played with his jewellery.
- Kitsumi ranted, walking back and forth silently and mindlessly along the sidewalk.
- As you may recall I ranted about this a week or so ago.
- I lost my temper and ranted and raged for 10 minutes, then jammed the phone down, and felt very, very bad.
- I've ranted about this issue before, and my opinion remains unchanged.
- Among other topics we discussed, she ranted about some of the things my stepdad does that drive her nuts.
- I remember writing a letter to the editor, where I ranted about the state of literature in this country.
- Josh ranted, too absorbed in his words to notice the incredulous expression his companion was wearing.
- Thank you, Mr Cochrane, for publishing what many of us have ranted about within our own circles for the last few months.
- For some reason he ranted on and on about the fact that they'd been promised a move to new offices, and it wouldn't happen.
- He assaulted nurses who tried to calm and restrain him and left other workers cowering as he ranted at them.
- The rest came back about an hour or so later, and we ranted about the wedding for many an hour.
- This is to the moron who ranted about the chicken commercials.
- He ranted for years about how it should not be winner-takes-all.
- After dealing with the young man I ranted about a few months ago, it's certainly a welcome change.
- Theodore was still ranting angrily under his breath about Matt and Lidia, but she didn't mind.
1sermón masculine formalvituperio masculine formala rant against sth — un sermón en contra de algo
- to have a rant — despotricar
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