In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tone/look) de reproche
- The other paramedic, an aging man with a paunch and chronically disapproving eyes, nodded at my beer jug.
- She turned to find herself faced once again with the disapproving glance of William.
- The inference that his disapproving father pushed him away from home is clear.
- Elizabeth met his teasing glance with a small disapproving frown.
- Her lips were turned down in a disapproving frown.
- He could not, however, fail to discern her disapproving gaze.
- In Japan, Tokyo's security goals are confronted by disapproving views on militarism.
- She saw Darcy giving her a rather disapproving look.
- A severe, disapproving look flashes across the dusty figure's face.
- Pulling up to the posh hotel in his old black Camaro, he grunted, handing his keys to the disapproving valet.
- Disapproving critics compared Wyeth's dry, crisp surfaces to dead leaves.
- There was a disapproving cry from the men watching.
- I think there was a disapproving eyebrow at the time.
- In fact, one of the most publicized disapproving voices has arisen from the band itself.
- Even at his most disapproving, Neuhaus demonizes no one.
- Darcy looked at her in a disapproving fashion.
- An email from another disapproving reader appeared to concede that the exercise regime might be useful.
- Some men maintained protective intergenerational boundaries by distancing themselves from disapproving parents.
- Male respondents made similar statements about disapproving in-laws.
- When confronted by their disapproving commanding officer, one of the soldiers says he doesn't know why they're even there.
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