In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
seasonal affective disorder
1(unhappy)(face/person) triste(expression) triste(expression) de tristezato feel sad — estar / sentirse triste
- I was very sad at the news of his death — la noticia de su muerte me entristeció / me apenó mucho
- The blue fish was right next to him, and he seemed kinda sad and depressed, so I bought him, too.
- It's sad and depressing, and I don't want it to become merely taken for granted and unremarked.
- Her sad blue eyes immediately started to sparkle at the mention of the man she loved.
- The last twenty years of Plumb's life were increasingly sad, lonely and unhappy.
- As I saw him off at the airport, I was at once proud of him, sad and anxious - he was my little brother.
- Christmas can be a sad and depressing time for many of us who will be spending it alone.
- So, to think about if for very long is quite overwhelming, upsetting and very sad.
- I can feel depressed and sad enough just knowing about tragedy in a generalized sense.
- Every time I felt unhappy and sad I just ate what I wanted and made myself sick.
- There was a sad, almost tearful glimmer in the older man's eyes I couldn't make out.
- A sad guy in a blue parka shakes his head and pushes a folded bill across the counter.
- This may sound horribly sad and depressing to all you free teens but in fact I liked the quiet life.
- She cast a sad momentary glance around the room then stood up to retrieve her coat.
- Maybe it is just a character study of a sad, desperate man and his sad depressing life.
- A year ago I arrived at her door sad, depressed, suicidal, and tormented by my demons.
- So if you're ever depressed, sad or lonely, go and have yourself some clear soup and get real with Dr. Phil.
- For a few it is a constant companion, shading even the brightest of days, rendering them sad and melancholy.
- His son had been killed and he was a sad broken old man with a terrible tale to tell.
- The sad depressing reality of it all is that it's far worse than it sounds.
2(causing grief)(news/loss) tristehow sad! — ¡qué pena!
- Two nights out with two of my oldest friends, each with a different and sad story about life in London in 2003.
- It is a sad and extraordinary story, and one that needed to be told.
- I watch coverage of both sad stories with resignation and with great sorrow for the suffering.
- Why then should we close the pubs because of one sad and unfortunate accident in Bradshawgate?
- Her biography of Nietzsche is a double hagiography, comic and almost sad in its reflection of her own will to power.
- A sad and unfortunate chain of events last night has rendered my computer useless.
- Here in Toronto we have our own sad and terrifying story of inaction in the face of murder.
- It is a sad story and ironic in a way because so many French couples don't want children.
- The fifth column this week is a sad reflection of what journalism has come to.
- It seems to be the sad story of most weekends that the weather turns to windy.
- The woman who helped my mother was in a very sad situation, unfortunately not uncommon at the time.
- In his autobiography Russell reports this sad interlude with agonized regret.
- The problem is that what the challenger had to say and do to be elected is a sad reflection of American politics today.
- The whole sad story indicates how badly the police force has dealt with the concerns of women.
- There was a kind of sad regret in her voice despite the practicality of her words, and her eyes betrayed what she was saying.
- These are not romantic, but sad stories in the annals of immigrant experiences.
- Anyone tempted to think this is a sad story of dependence would be wrong.
- But it will be a sad reflection on his stewardship of Scotland's first administration.
- I think it is a sad reflection on society that teenage girls can get pregnant.
- It is a sad reflection on our societies that we have to escape from reality in these ways.
- The story is a sad indictment of the values now perhaps inevitably prevailing in the entertainment business.
3(regrettable, deplorable)he made a sad mistake when he married her — cometió un error lamentable al casarse con ella
- the sad fact is that … — la triste realidad es que …
- this has been a sad day for sportsmanship — ha sido un día triste / aciago para el deporte
- it's a very sad state of affairs — es una situación lamentable
- I'm now in the sad position of not having a pair of pants left that don't require a degree of cinching under my belt.
- It's sad that they leave rubbish behind and equally sad that the resources of the council have to be deployed to clear it up.
- It's a sad and pathetic conclusion but I see no evidence that suggests any different.
- A goal by senior player Tony Scroope after just 90 seconds proved a sad indicator of the mismatch.
- It could be cool, or on the other hand, it could be incredibly sad and pathetic.
- Well, if you want to know how sad and pathetic a scene it was, you can get the same feeling here.
- Food shopping as I've said before is one of the highlights of my pathetically sad week.
- It is a sad and pathetic world outlook that we are hearing from the National Party.
- Even if you are very successful in other areas, your poor sad mind is not being given a chance to be free.
- It is no art, just a sad, quite sad, attempt at craft, clever and crude, for commerce.
- I now feel sad and inadequate that I don't have enough bookmarks to make filing and indexing them an issue.
- I'm sure that I'm sounding like either a pathetic lovelorn teenager or a sad bitter queen.
- I think there a couple of pretty sad, tatty tapes from rehearsals at our parents' place.
- Human nature and its failings are given a crude inspection, at times becoming a sad, pathetic spectacle.
- The women defending the practice of underage sex seem terribly sad to me.
- There's no shame in being on your own, but eating that sort of rubbish - now that is sad.
- John Sweeney has attempted a sad little smear against his foe which rebounded in terrible fashion on him.
- I'd just go back to my hotel and eat a sad grilled cheese sandwich and watch something depressing on television.
- The sad thing about finishing second at the Masters is that you are so easily forgotten
4(poor, feeble)(performance/effort/showing) que deja mucho que desear(showing/effort/performance) bastante malohe made a rather sad attempt at a joke — quiso hacer un chiste y le salió mal
5(drab)(color) triste(color) apagado
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