In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡puf! informal¡puaj! informal
- He admitted to not having hoovered his carpet for 5 months (and they found carpet beetles in it, ugh!
- Yes, it can be totally inconvenient, and some aspects can be pretty uncomfortable (like killer cramps - ugh!)
- Its Mr Hamalton's way of teaching us responsibly on looking after kids… Plus as if that's not bad enough tomorrow night is Parent / Teacher night… ugh!
- I'm so distracted all the time, I just can't stop thinking about him and… ugh!
- Elise looked hungrily over the various dishes: Soup with soft dumplings, crunchy Yugandian rice with chunks of fruit, tikmollusks in sauce - ugh!
- We don't know where to go next though, and she is too tired to wake up… ugh!
- I would prefer to do it myself, but I can't at the moment, I know that… ugh, I feel disgusting.
- she screamed and began punching his chest, ‘You're despicable and heartless and ugh!’
- So, Friday night, and we're busy prepping for Mondays shoot (a 5am start - ugh!)
- The flashing yellow teeth, the gray fur… and ugh!
- A woman behind me very loudly started to say to her companions, ‘Oh my god, it's so disgusting, ugh I'm going to throw up, yeuch, I can almost feel myself getting cancer etc. etc.’
- And all that strenuous, self-improvement stuff people do - ugh!
- Of course, I wouldn't want to hear an album full of Criss's low-cal mewling (I will, though… ugh!
- I know people can be bitter sometimes, but do you have to be so… ugh!
- When I heard I was going to be testing a station wagon, my initial impression was ugh!
- Tia jumped up to her feet, ‘You are a little… ugh!’
- And those, those thralls - their eyes - their longing gazes… ugh!
- I'm getting paid for it, of course, but still - ugh!
- Afterwards, though, I headed back to my room and had dinner by myself from the room service menu - ugh!
- Today…… I should be in work, I'm not, I'm ill… ugh!
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