In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(afflicted)stricken with sth
- a man stricken with disease — un hombre enfermo
- stricken with terrible arthritis — aquejado de terrible artritis
- a country stricken with famine — un país asolado por el hambre
- I was suddenly stricken with remorse — de pronto me empezó a remorder la conciencia
- Still she saw the stricken look on Ali's face and tears came to her eyes.
- Instead, I took one look at your stricken face and ran all the way to Piccadilly Circus.
- A stricken look crossed her face, and the danger to her and Bella really struck home.
- With a final stricken look at his uncomprehending face, Olivia steps out into the rain.
- Casting one last stricken look at her, he ducked his head and ran towards the door.
- Her face was stricken with fear until she calmed down and saw that we were on her side.
- The stricken look on his face tells us that the narcissist has no answer and never will.
- Less than a full hour into my set, the club owner burst into the DJ booth, a stricken look on his face.
- One of the most arresting images in this exhibition is the stricken face of a young woman.
- He looked as stricken as I felt, remorse and guilt printed subtly on his patrician face.
- He had a pale, stricken look on his face by the time we reached the school's spacious hall.
- When she opened her dark eyes they glistened with unshed tears, round in her pale and stricken face.
- He collapsed onto another chair and covered his tear stricken face with his hands.
- The young woman paled, her expression stricken as she looked down at his daughter.
- Her voice was stricken with sadness, but I could also sense that she was worried.
- Brian's face took on a stricken appearance, but he turned and walked off without a sound.
- The young man looked stricken and alarmed, jumping up quickly to hold out a hand.
- Seth caught a brief glimpse of her tear stricken face before she ran past him.
- His face was stricken with age, profound ringlets encircling his deep golden eyes.
- Christy looked up at him and gave him such a fear stricken look that he felt powerful.
2(vessel) siniestrado formal(vessel) dañado(valley/area) damnificado(area/valley) afectadoan area stricken by frequent floods — una zona azotada por frecuentes inundaciones
- the industry has been stricken by the recession — la industria se ha visto afectada por la recesión
- The weather was poor, and Henry's army was short of provisions, exhausted, and badly stricken with dysentery.
- Then in 2001, she was stricken with a yearlong illness and as a consequence lost her job.
- God, whose plan is ineffable, foreordained that the heart of Jesus would be stricken with seven afflictions.
- He began perspiring, his hair stood on end, and he was understandably stricken with fear.
- Thomas was stricken with a headache so bad that it necessitated his removal from the flight.
- Two men stricken with the plague were going from merchant to merchant begging.
- Later he was stricken with grief for his mother, who died after a long slide into dementia.
- Suddenly stricken with the urge to reach out and touch him, she did just that.
- She glanced over her shoulder, stricken with a new feeling of jealousy.
- Anchorage and Oakton were stricken with fire, enclosed in a vast terrain of darkness.
- There's the dashing hero, a former pilot stricken with impending blindness who stoically refuses to be pitied.
- Years afterward, the same nobleman's son who was saved from the bog was stricken with pneumonia.
- She was stricken with immense pain and she immediately covered the injured optic orb with her hands.
- When my dad was just a boy he was stricken with polio and forced to stay in a hospital for several years.
- In the days before her death she deteriorated quickly after being stricken with pneumonia.
- So it is in the dog days of August when we are stricken with the feeling that there's nothing new under the sun.
- Unfortunately, she was stricken with typhoid fever the second month in service.
- The pressure of school tests is forcing children stricken with serious infections into school to sit exams.
- Though twice stricken with paralysis, he labored steadily until the fall of 1832.
- He tried to protest, but he found that the right of him was stricken with sharp, slicing pain.
3(sorrowful)(community/families) afligido(families/community) acongojado
4archaic, literary(wounded)(deer/soldier) herido
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