In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- British rock has always been superb for a good wallow in self-pity, but constant whining eventually loses its charm.
- He's just your average alcoholic who wallows in self-pity and drinks every spare penny I can earn.
- He placed a hand on his shoulder, as the younger man bent his head in sadness, and self-pity.
- He has reached a level of self-pity that constitutes clinical depression.
- I even tried to cry thinking that a nice wallow in self-pity would do me good.
- Still, we mustn't let ourselves wallow in self-pity, that's never been the right way to handle a broken love affair.
- Luckily, several of the speakers save the saga from wallowing in self-pity.
- As these sad thoughts linger, I realise I've started to sink in a deep hole of self-pity and depression.
- Marie lay in her bed well into the afternoon, wallowing in anger and self-pity.
- Chris is still wallowing in self-pity and does not even seem to notice anything.
- If the TV moguls are right and we only want to watch miserable people wallowing in self-pity, then why not simply watch the news?
- I think that I avoided self-pity and sentimentality about it because I didn't feel that way about it.
- There wasn't time for sentiment or wallowing in self-pity.
- I didn't want to wallow in self-pity or martyr myself on stage.
- She wallowed in self-pity for what seemed like hours, but after a while that sadness turned to anger.
- McCarthy need not have worried, because this film is devoid of self-pity or false sentimentality.
- Whatever it is, the very fact that you are facing the problem is a more positive step than to simply wallow in self-pity.
- However, rather than wallow in self-pity the reality TV star accepted her illness as a way of her life balancing itself out.
- My daughter suggested that I was wallowing in self-pity and should just get out more.
- I spent the day under a cloud of self-pity and maudlin nostalgia.
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