In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tired)(legs/person) cansado(sigh) de cansancioshe was feeling weary — se sentía / se encontraba cansada
- to be weary of sth/ -ing — estar cansado / harto / aburrido de algo/+ inf
- she was weary of his childishness/of waiting — estaba cansada / harta / aburrida de sus tonterías/de esperar
- I had grown weary of her complaints — me había cansado / hartado / aburrido de sus quejas
- There are plenty of others who are just plain battle-weary.
- The kids were great, bouncing around, but the adults were a bit more weary.
- I grow weary of people who take all the state offers, give nothing in return yet constantly whinge that they are being short-changed.
- By now, though, Fitzpatrick is a little weary of the implicit compliments.
- I truly do apologise if you are growing weary of this topic, but really: you only have yourself to blame.
- He looked world-weary although he'd never seen any place outside of Devonshire.
- ‘I'm sorry about this,’ he said, sounding weary.
- Personally I'm a little weary of this kind of soft, gentle electronica.
- I'm growing weary of pointing out what a success this campaign has been to date.
- Even by midweek the supporters had grown weary of conspiracies.
- Jonathan had looked restrained, almost world-weary, and perhaps a little jaded even.
- If something tires you out and makes you weary, it's probably not right.
- I just gazed at the squatting figure in front of me, suddenly feeling extremely weary.
- Standing backstage, the world-weary piano player clenched his small hands together.
- I was feeling slightly weary after the drive and the general lack of sleep, but was quite pumped up.
- Back on the streets, protesters were heading home tired, weary, and quite literally bruised.
- Her body was tired and weary from the day's events.
- There is a generation of European directors who have grown weary of mainstream cinema's coy attitudes to sex.
- But on this particular night, his mother was weary from an unusually difficult day.
- Now however, she has grown weary of the media, which she knows will make capital out of her marital split.
- Our greatest hope is that humanity has grown weary of violence and is ready to listen.
- Then she grew too weary to hold her hand up, and it fell into her lap.
- But he is probably the best person to tackle issues when both sides are battle-weary.
- Casey began to grow weary and wished she could lie down.
- People had grown weary of the fighting and saw the futility of fighting against each other.
- The detective took a step back, sighing, rubbing his weary eyes with his hand.
- Recently he has been involved in so many wars of words that he is battle-weary.
- He admits that voters were growing weary of it all and that it hurt his party.
- I have grown so weary of the endless preparations that I have begun to take long walks around the countryside.
- In all three cases, the public grew weary of a drawn-out war with no end in sight.
- The weary traveller asked, ‘Ma'am, could you please move your dog.’
- A society that has grown weary of God and politics has few talismans against disaster.
- I am getting a little weary of these sordid experiences, quite honestly.
- Alaina fell backwards onto the bed, weary from the day's events.
- She looked very weary, but brightened up at the sight of her cherished friend.
- You must be weary from your journey.
- I am so weary of the Republican AND Democratic response to world crisis.
- Half an hour had passed when he opened the door, looking very weary.
- He sighed, suddenly feeling weary and old.
- All of us were weak and weary as we journeyed home.
- When nightfall arrived, it found the four weary travelers just entering the city.
- An older man with gray hair stepped into the room and sank down into one of the plastic chairs with a weary sigh, dropping his head into his hands.
- I flew to Turkey on July 7, and made my way on a series of long, weary bus journeys to the Iraq border, manned by both Kurdish and American soldiers.
- He was a pair of hands; he was a strong back; his sturdy legs were fit to do the commonest, the heaviest, the most weary work in the world.
- And, in the back of their minds, these are the worlds they may hope to find a place in when they lay down the weary burdens of power.
- He roared an order, and the rest of the company began the weary march onward.
- For City, the end of an extremely long and weary season is just 90 minutes away.
- But he said nothing and Allie had no choice but to follow him as they began their weary trek across the wide, empty beach.
- It hooked securely to the ledge, and he began his slow, weary climb up the side of the tower.
2(tiring, tedious)cansadocansador South Americacansón Venezuela Colombia(wait) tedioso(wait) pesado
1literary, formal(tire)cansarsehartarseaburrirseto weary of sth/sb — cansarse / hartarse / aburrirse de algo/algn
- he soon wearied of city life — pronto se cansó / se hartó / se aburrió de la vida de ciudad
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