In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(behave) de una manera abominable(behave) de una manera detestable(perform/write) pésimamente(dressed/cooked) espantosamente mal
- He said: ‘It was a very regrettable and something for which he wishes to apologise to the court and to the security staff who were treated abominably by him.’
- I reserve the right to behave abominably on occasion.
- Many people might find this magistrate's sentence abominably scandalous.
- I suppose we have both been abominably rude to each other by eavesdropping.
- This abominably weak link renders all passport security checks laughable.
- The place is excessively filthy, and abominably dirty.
- Germany have played abominably, and Ribbeck seems to change his mind for every game.
- Ambrose, thought I to myself, my devout Ambrose is either at church, or abominably lazy this morning.
- The press has behaved so abominably towards Michael.
- My profoundest apologies for not updating for such an abominably long time.
- She had been abominably uncivil to him, and she would not be surprised if he took umbrage.
- As long as it's in abominably bad taste, go for it!
- Well, it was quiet when Liv was writing or reading, otherwise it was abominably noisy.
- The roof had not been freshly thatched for years and the whole thing leaked abominably.
- She said: ‘We have a rail station at Malton that fails abominably.’
- She is unpolished, unsophisticated, and abominably rude.
- Usually it has to do with our abominably bad way of simply not finding a place for people to attach socially.
- His arm ached abominably where Lee had stabbed it.
- All these are microeconomic areas over which the government still has direct control - and has failed abominably.
- "I must beg your pardon most sincerely for the abominably rude manner of my leaving Somerset," she said.
- Both were outsiders, both were fundamentally insecure, and both could be abominably rude - especially to one other.
- Across the board, scientific knowledge in America is at an abominably low level.
- The shuttles were abominably slow, taxis couldn't be found anywhere.
- He always woke up abominably early and never failed to take a shower before going back to bed.
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