In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sickening)(scene/account) asqueante(scene/account) repugnante
- Embrace exist in a world where these clichés are acceptable - not sick-making or trite but accurate and airtight.
- Those of you who remember my last trip to Kentucky may recall that the last leg of the trip takes place on one of those godawfully tiny sick-making airplanes, too.
- From both a worker's and a consumer's perspective, it's sick-making: a glamorous industry built on gross exploitation and price-gouging.
2(sentimental)(movie/portrayal) sentimentaloide informal(movie/portrayal) cebollento Chile informal
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