In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he'll be sorely missed — lo echaremos (or echarán etc.) muchísimo de menos
- my patience has been sorely tried by her inefficiency — su ineptitud ha puesto muy a prueba mi paciencia
- to be sorely tempted (to do sth) — estar muy tentado de (hacer algo)
- to be sorely in need of sth — necesitar algo urgentemente
- It was the recipe for one of the most original television programmes of the 90s, and sorely missed.
- It gave him perseverance, a quality sorely needed when he chose the uncertain life of an artist.
- He will be very sorely missed as a person and for his efforts and work.
- After all, my collection of portable fighting games is sorely lacking at the moment.
- The club's guestbook has many tributes to this delightful gentleman, who will be sorely missed.
- To judge by the reaction Galloway gets walking the streets of his new constituency, King is not sorely missed.
- David was a very loving husband and father and he will be sorely missed.
- He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him and the world is truly a lesser place without him.
- I'd be sorely disappointed in the Guardian if it advocated capital punishment.
- Heaven knows we need them - and they were often sorely neglected in the past.
- Local residents will sorely miss the racket created by the winged brigade at dusk.
- By the time I reached the end of the bulletin I was sorely tempted to ring my brother and chortle down the telephone.
- Needless to say, this approach is sorely needed in an increasingly polarised world.
- As we returned to the hotel for another swim before our return home, we were sorely tempted to ask for another night.
- He enjoyed the conversation and banter around the table and his absence now is sorely felt.
- We were sorely missed no doubt, though no rescue attempts have been made.
- Chris was everything you could ask of a captain and he will be sorely missed.
- Hundreds of letters later it is evident he will be sorely missed by you, our readers, too.
- I for one will sorely miss his banter as he cruised past the trip boat.
- You're sorely tempted, and you are annoyed with yourself for being so easily led.
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