In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1decepcionantethe results were very disappointing — los resultados fueron muy decepcionantes
- how disappointing! — ¡qué desilusión!
- they finished a disappointing fourth — quedaron en cuarto lugar, lo cual fue muy decepcionante
- We find it disappointing and, for someone of your standing, surprising.
- The Huskies hope to rebound from a disappointing fifth place finish in Hockey East.
- In addition, the response by the government to such reports has frequently been conspicuously disappointing.
- Northerly needed to show some return to form after two disappointing starts in August.
- Kilner will also be looking for more from his forwards after their disappointing showing on Saturday.
- I always find it kind of disappointing that you stop seeing his stuff after a while.
- After all the effort that s been put in over the years it must be particularly disappointing for local people.
- Kerry's disappointing third place finish in New Hampshire might compel him to drop out.
- Lancashire will be aiming for revenge after they suffered a bitterly disappointing defeat at Leicester last month.
- They are a solid group of people and they will stick together after what was a bitterly disappointing defeat.
- Yet, in spite of all that, this writer found it disappointing.
- The book had a rather disappointing ending because she is " rescued " again by another man.
- He said it was very disappointing that at some home games the travelling team had more support than Easkey.
- Don't let a disappointing performance from your last meet affect your next meet.
- People have their reasons, it's just… slightly disappointing is all.
- Once again, the audio is slightly disappointing due to the lack of commentary.
- He said it was very disappointing that so many prisoners were reconvicted within two years.
- "It was a bitterly disappointing result and we did not play well, " he admitted.
- Research on controlled fusion power has now been going on for a half century with somewhat disappointing results.
- In a hugely disappointing season for the Saints, Knight was a decided bright spot.
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