In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aburrido de + inf — tired of -ing
- estoy aburrido de pedírselo — I'm tired of asking him for it
1.1(sin entretenimiento)boredestoy muy aburrido — I'm bored stiff informal
1.2(harto)fed upme tienes aburrido con tus quejas — I'm fed up with your complaints
- aburrido de algo — tired of sth
- estoy aburrido de sus bromas — I'm tired of / fed up with her jokes
2(persona/película) boringes un trabajo muy aburrido — it's a really boring / tedious job
- la conferencia fue aburridísima — the lecture was really boring
masculine and feminine noun
- La gente aquí no va al teatro porque piensa que es aburrido y claro, hay cosas aburridísimas, pero no es el caso.
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