In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estupor masculine(lethargy) aletargamiento masculinehe lay there in a drunken stupor — estaba allí tendido, completamente borracho
- the heat had induced a kind of stupor in us — el calor nos había dejado como aletargados
- Last year, a good portion of the responsible people of Dublin chose to drink themselves into a stupor.
- Meanwhile, back on the stoep, both men are rooted to their chairs in what appears to be a catatonic stupor.
- They had almost grown used to the odd stupor when the lift gave a sudden jolt and came to a stop.
- Police found him at the flat, almost naked and in a drunken stupor.
- Nowadays walking down the street, you can still see the occasional drunk lying in a stupor on the sidewalk.
- I did end up drinking myself into a stupor - but it was in the middle of the room, and while talking to other people.
- He builds a cabin in the woods to be alone and drink himself into a stupor.
- The stupor of a homogeneous youth, as propagated through our media, thus becomes outdated.
- He finds John in a drunken stupor in bed with this girl, and drags him off.
- I had been in a daze, but now my anger was fired up, so strong and hot that it forced me out of the stupor.
- Shaken, he pulled his car off the road and sat in a stupor for some time before turning back.
- I tiptoed up behind him, planning to scare him and snap him out of the stupor he was currently in.
- The three boys discovered Mr Smith in a drunken stupor, sleeping on a barrel by the garage on Trowbridge Road.
- Just as the crowd were being lulled into a stupor, the Scottish team pounced in the 23rd minute.
- He would wear the sari and quickly tie up his long hair into a bun and appear on the stage in a drunken stupor.
- The drinker will be heading towards an alcoholic stupor, possibly experiencing jerking eye movements.
- Scooping his own jacket up, Shanza gave it a distracted shake and tossed it over his shoulders in a dazed stupor.
- Broken only by my forced scream to break the stupor of my condition.
- With sheer force of will, she held herself from sliding completely back into a stupor.
- The word Narcissus comes from the ancient Greek word narke which means a stupor.
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