In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to give sb the third degree — hacerle un interrogatorio a algn
- they put me through the third degree — me hicieron un interrogatorio
- My first call was answered by a woman who sounded very sharp-tongued and who gave me the third degree when I asked to speak to Derek.
- I must have gone through the third degree before I convinced them she was alright.
- I like your dad and all but the last time I was there he gave me the third degree.
- Most of them looked like they were going to give me the third degree in two seconds.
- I don't know why I'm giving you the third degree.
- Manda wondered why Mrs. Mackenzie was giving Michael the third degree.
- He had drained his mug by the time his mother had finished giving Astrid the third degree about her plans.
- He is a lawyer, and I know if I meet him for drinks I will get the third degree and it will be ugly.
- Two men who appeared to be FBI agents showed up at school and gave her the third degree about what she'd written.
- What cracks me up is the thought of these guys having to deal with wives and girlfriends giving them the third degree.
- Why didn't you give me the third degree whenever I broke curfew?
- Visits involve giving my husband the third degree about his job and his income.
- Everyone entering the country was getting the third degree at immigration.
- 'Police will stop a car because it's an Asian driving, the driver is given the third degree and if that was a white person that wouldn't have happened.'
- And they gave him the third degree - including an humiliating strip search - as a result.
- He knew the third degree was coming, but was hoping to postpone it for a while.
- You've taught me my entire life to make choices, I'm doing that now and all you're doing is giving me the third degree about it.
- She drags Tom inside with her so she can give him the third degree about this boy he's found for Laura.
- She saw that look in his eye, like he was afraid he'd done something wrong and was about to get the third degree for it.
- When I got home from school that afternoon I got the third degree from my father about how I had ruined his reputation as a minister and how I had ruined my own life.
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