In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(fatigado)tiredtienes cara de cansado — you look tired
- creo que nació cansado — I reckon he was born lazy
- en un tono cansado — in a weary tone of voice
- tengo los pies cansados — my feet are tired
1.2(aburrido, harto)cansado de algo/+ inf — tired of sth/ -ing
- estoy cansado de decirle que me deje en paz — I'm tired of telling him to leave me alone
- a las cansadas — at long last
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