In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aliviadoto feel relieved — sentir un gran alivio
- I'm so relieved that it's all over — menos mal que ya ha pasado todo
- we were all relieved to hear that … — a todos nos tranquilizó enterarnos de que …
- However, I also felt relieved that he wasn't here to complicate things.
- At this point I'm not sure if I'm relieved or disappointed.
- Are you relieved to know that she's not dying or very ill?
- She was relieved to see the bright lights of the terminal only a few feet away.
- More than 30 were relieved to discover they were staying at the school.
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