In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mareadoto be / feel travel-sick — estar mareado
- to get travel-sick — marearse
- Against these downtrodden, travel-sick, spearhead-free West Indians, it felt a bit sad.
- Life continues apace, and the time I'm spending in Berkshire is going well (we'll ignore an episode today with the dog being extremely travel-sick) and all's looking more and more positive by the day.
- The Dane is anything but travel-sick - that's six away games in a row now when he has scored.
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