In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(visto, considerado)bien/mal mirado
- está muy mal mirado en el barrio — he is not at all well thought of / well regarded in the neighborhood
- eso no está bien mirado — that's looked down on / frowned upon
2.1(con el dinero)careful with money
2.2(comedido, considerado)es muy mirado y no se le ocurriría llamar a estas horas — he's very considerate / thoughtful, he wouldn't dream of calling so late
- es muy mirado, no le gusta pedirle nada a nadie — he doesn't like to ask anything of anyone, he hates to put people out
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