In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be raring to do sth — estar deseando hacer algo
- she's raring to try out her new skates — (está que) se muere de ganas de probar los nuevos patines
- to be raring to go
- she starts tomorrow and is raring to go — empieza mañana y está que ya no se aguanta
- she is always raring to go — está siempre deseosa de poner manos a la obra
- And when it comes to playing music, the kids are raring to prove that they can be as serious as the doyens of classical music.
- Assembled at Bullpot Farm was a fine team of individuals all ready and raring to go.
- Early next morning found the Talbots eager like frisky children raring to get started in their adventure.
- Memories sit waiting at the door of the subconscious, just raring to flood out whenever the gatekeeper is distracted.
- The cast of 30 actors had reached ‘performance standard’ and were now raring to go.
- Maybe you're still raring to go, still quivering to the soca beat, still feeling the Carnival energy.
- A gulf War veteran said troops would be ready and raring to go if there is another conflict.
- Whitehead was satisfied with her own performance because she was just returning from injury but now she is back to full fitness and raring to go.
- I'll certainly be ready and raring to go in Monaco, a track I've never raced at but have always dreamed about.
- He had taken Lewis's best shots, and was still raring to go.
- Now I am fit and raring to go, ready to give it my all against New Zealand at Ewood Park on Saturday.
- The Beatles song is blasting in my head, and I'm raring to go.
- The most creative inventions will be recognised in the global event and the participants from Chennai are raring to go.
- You'll be wide awake and raring to go once the lifts open.
- But he is now ready and raring to guide Leigh through their first-ever season in the elite division.
- Sergeant Andy Swift said the soldiers were raring to go.
- Mrs Withington's nephews and nieces, who have children aged from 12 to 20, are raring to go too.
- Foot-and-mouth disease meant practically no contact with animals last year, so children will be raring to make animal mates.
- I did nine shows there and I was in great shape, so I'm raring to get out there.
- Ever since the announcement, she has been excited and is raring to go.
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