In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she was speechless with rage — enmudeció de rabia
- their rudeness left us speechless — su grosería nos dejó mudos / estupefactos / sin habla
- I'm speechless! — no sé qué decir
- they gazed at it in speechless wonder — lo miraban estupefactos / boquiabiertos
- I was struck speechless at these words and I didn't understand at all what she meant.
- Jerwon and Tania, still a little speechless, paused in silent contemplation before following them.
- I was just about speechless with fury, and indignation on Sam's part.
- She could only sit speechless, no words would come to her lips.
- She turned to look at Milo, trying to find the right words to say, but instead found herself speechless.
- For once in his lifetime, it seemed as if my father, a man who always had to get the last word in, was completely and utterly speechless.
- I blinked, completely blind-sided by his words, and completely speechless.
- The four friends sat in the room for some time, speechless with grief.
- Denise was too speechless to even utter a single word.
- She clung to every word, speechless, not daring to breathe until it was over.
- She stared hard at the blonde, and fumbled for words, but was speechless.
- Justin was speechless with surprise, but I think I was more surprised than he.
- When Mario hung up the phone as well, he was silent and speechless.
- Abashed, I stared at him speechless, trying to form words.
- If someone made me describe this wonderful view, I would be struck speechless with the beauty of it all.
- She was speechless, and searched her mind for words.
- Sabriel found herself completely speechless when Darius gradually raised his head and she saw silent tears streaming down his face.
- She nodded, speechless with happiness for the first time in ages.
- Her words stung him and left him momentarily speechless.
- That wave, that great, magnificent wave, was the grand finale, leaving all the sailors dumb and speechless.
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