In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He felt lightheaded and woozy, and his stomach hurt.
- A sense of vertigo washed over her, leaving a woozy feeling behind.
- I still feel woozy, but this is the first morning since Friday that my first instinct upon getting up wasn't to go lie back down.
- The hospital released her with the tests proving inconclusive, and warned her to be careful if she was feeling slightly woozy or dizzy.
- I'm a bit of a turkey when it comes to needles, and I'm lying there all locked into place with the coils and headphones, feeling woozy and faint.
- He felt woozy and dizzy as usual in the morning, and he slowly rocked himself forward, and forced himself up.
- Peter, meanwhile, is battling a 24-hour virus that makes him woozy even as he swings off to rescue Betty at the seasonally closed Coney Island.
- My date, woozy from his first encounter with any sort of alcohol, wandered off about halfway through the first movie.
- As he was talking I started feeling woozy and my eyelids got heavy.
- She had put herself on a strict diet to fit into a new bathing suit, hadn't eaten all day, had a few drinks at a friends party, felt woozy and went to lie down.
- The surge of adrenaline made her woozy and weak.
- So that when your husband comes home, looks into your woozy eyes, and asks you what you've had to eat today, you can in all honesty tell him, ‘Some toast, I think,’ before you pass out.
- Regressing into a trance-like state as I threw myself back into the mindless world of typing numbers, I began to feel a little woozy at the monotony of it all.
- I stumbled around with tissues on my nose and feeling woozy.
- For one rather panicky hour before dinner I thought I'd lost it altogether, feeling woozy and slightly dizzy.
- All I had to do now was sleep for a while… and get rid of this dopey, woozy feeling so I could run.
- Still a bit woozy, Brian rose unsteadily into a crouch.
- He began to feel very woozy and weak and eventually went limp.
- After my third beer, I started feeling curiously light-headed and woozy.
- He felt woozy and light headed now and was afraid it would show.
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