In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1confusión feminineagitación femininepolitical turmoil — agitación política
- her mind was in (a) turmoil — estaba totalmente confundida / desconcertada
- his assassination threw the country into (a) turmoil — su asesinato sumió al país en el caos
- His party piece is inner turmoil, and he does brooding intensity better than just about anyone.
- Far from bringing relief from emotional turmoil, success only made it worse.
- The announcement came at a time when the stock markets around the world were in turmoil.
- Every muscle is blown up out of proportion, yet there is no hint of inner conflict or turmoil.
- It was a society in turmoil, one that resented its own fate and was trying to come to grips with it all.
- As a result of these factors there is a strong possibility of some kind of financial turmoil over the coming years.
- He would lie awake, his mind in turmoil, too active with the words of the professor.
- It's a story with a common enough theme - the stranger who brings turmoil into our lives.
- He believes they can survive even the current turmoil afflicting agriculture.
- At the time it was painted, the Highlands were in a state of social turmoil.
- If his ransom demands aren't met, he'll create armies of clones to throw the world in turmoil.
- He's forceful and intimidating when necessary, but also convincingly conveys the character's inner turmoils and uncertainties.
- Devoting seven years of one's life to something like this brings its own inner turmoil.
- The decision about what to do next with Milosevic threw the Yugoslav government into turmoil.
- Sitting on his bed, he felt inner turmoil about it again as he did on countless occasions.
- His behaviour was totally out of character when he was in emotional turmoil.
- The recent turmoil in the US energy market has created a unique opportunity for the new firm.
- Would an American recession inevitably plunge the rest of the globe into fresh economic turmoil?
- The redhead looked up and saw in Begbie's eyes an echo of his own inner turmoil.
- Dunfermline are a club still suffering the aftershocks of financial turmoil.
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