In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sorrow)congoja feminine literaryaflicción femininehe told me a tale of woe — me contó un drama / una historia trágica
- woe betide you if you lose it! — ¡pobre de ti / ay de ti si lo pierdes!
- woe is me! — ¡pobre de mí!
- Far from being the solution to our traffic woes, motorways are a large part of the problem.
- And to compound the woe, his father Thomas lost his battle with lung cancer.
- Striker Colin Alcide will be out of action for up to six weeks piling on the injury woe for York City manager Neil Thompson.
- I want the extreme anti abortionist to understand the woes and difficulties.
- Yet following the seven woes, Jesus weeps over the plight of the people of Jerusalem.
- The problem with the Eastern Cape's financial woes is that there are just so many of them.
- Even the judiciary adds to the woe by convicting the women for soliciting.
- In May this year ‘Harry’ stumbled across the page via Google and posted his own woes.
- He may have solved Giba and Ivan's little problem, but that is only the beginning of their woes.
- Now finally clear of injury woes, the Spaniard has been dogged by ongoing back problems.
- The midfielder is not exactly carrying a torch for his old manager but, for all the woe in his time in Scotland, he says he was a fan and still is.
- I've never met him, but I'd love to inflict some of the woe he's put upon her onto his cowardly little mind.
- With the result the woes of motorists have increased as they are finding it difficult to park vehicles.
- A dancing cosmos and a waffle iron tells of a slight decrease in your woe.
- You get a sense that Belfast is a place where economic problems feed private woes.
- His chances have been blighted by a catalogue of injury woes and financial difficulties.
- Bogey woe on the final day cost North Yorkshire's king of swing Simon Dyson dear in the Dubai Desert Classic.
- This is a woe I suffer from like no other, and cannot wait to be rid of it forever.
- Only, and here comes the woe, dear reader, I did it all in the wrong order.
- The extra money will do little to address the problem of Auckland's transport woes.
- And Pakistan will set England enough conundrums without added injury woes.
- And his Wentworth woe was the fourth time this year he had gone agonisingly close.
2woes pl(afflictions, troubles)malestribulacionesto tell sb one's woes — contarle a algn sus (/ mis etc. ) penas / males
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