In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expression/look) lloroso(farewell/story) triste(farewell/story) emotivoshe got a bit tearful — lloriqueó un poco
- he was comforting a tearful child — estaba consolando a un niño que lloraba
- Girls from the Leaving Certificate classes brought along roses in a tearful farewell to their friend.
- Partner Debbie hugged the couple's son, Daniel, aged two, in a tearful farewell.
- No one can fail to be moved by the sight of a tearful mother wailing for her dead child.
- There's a delay, with several tearful family farewells enacted at the same time.
- A tearful woman who identified herself as Yushenkov's wife answered his mobile phone and said he had been killed.
- Lawson's tearful mother, who has travelled from Grimsby every day during the trial, declined to comment as she left the court building.
- For Sheen, the most tearful part of the movie is a scene with Sheen and her father, played by Raj Babbar, towards the end of the film.
- The wife of a Bolton man who was kicked to death as he walked home from his birthday celebration has made a tearful appeal for her husband's killer to come forward.
- He got a little tearful as the journalist was leaving.
- And it was when he spoke directly to his supporters, some tearful, some defiant, all deflated, that his voice choked.
- Dave Bill and I get letter after tearful letter from girls without boyfriends, and you have two!
- A police officer gave evidence that, on arrival at the police station, the complainant was very upset and tearful.
- She had time for a visit to Middlesbrough for a tearful farewell.
- It arrived after 20 minutes, but Mr Williams said as the woman waited she became nervous and panicky, very tearful and upset.
- And if you truly love that small store of yours, prepare for a tearful farewell.
- These were the tearful words uttered yesterday by Radica Narine, mother of murdered nail artist Devika Narine.
- You may remember his tearful appearances on this program and one other.
- Robert's widow, Sharron Johnston, 44, has made a tearful plea for anyone with information to come forward.
- The young woman sitting opposite me looks tired, tearful and fearful, hiding away inside a baggy shirt, baggier jeans and brickie boots.
- Everything ends eventually, and the farewells of the cast were prolonged and tearful.
- I lose sleep, I have a bad temper and I am tearful, tired and upset.
- He was sure that that was only a short time after the incident, and Donnelly was tearful and upset and could not remember anything.
- She was upset, tearful and apologetic that she had not been straight with the WPC.
- Staff, pupils and parents are due to bid a tearful farewell to their Bolton primary school tomorrow.
- Even though everybody is under 13, the room is quiet except for some tearful whimpers of fear and anticipated pain.
- Parents and staff have said a tearful farewell to a children's nursery that has closed after 25 years.
- ‘The baby's mother was very tearful and very low when she came into the pub,’ said Mrs Rogers.
- A heartbroken grandfather has made a tearful appeal for the return of his beloved Jack Russell dog.
- Mr Hussain's 34-year-old widow Naila has made a tearful plea for help to catch her husband's killers.
- When I found myself weeping as I leaned over my tearful baby to change her, I knew there had to be a better way.
- However, since September she has been unhappy about going to school, and has become tearful and anxious.
- More than 2,000 people bade a tearful farewell to the man credited with having a huge impact in his fight for progress for the black community.
- As Berry arrived at his house, he was prepared for a grim and tearful leave-taking.
- A tearful Morphew, the father of two grown-up daughters, told the court he was appalled by what he had done and was sorry.
- A tearful German woman sitting in front turned round to me and said: ‘It is not fair.’
- The heartbroken mother of Easter murder victim Lucy Royle today made a tearful plea for help to find her savage killer.
- The mother became tearful when asked about her past residences.
- It was an unhappy and sometimes tearful female who in the evening could not imagine how to face her job next morning.
- The film runs the gamut of emotions from tearful sickbed scenes to ruthless black comedy.
- A tearful Grigg-Booth, who appeared in court on police bail, sat in front of the public bench as the court clerk read out the allegations.
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