In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I felt a strong disinclination to help him — no me sentí nada inclinado a ayudarle
- they have a great disinclination for change — son reacios al cambio
- And yet she doesn't think that the disinclination towards marriage today has much to do with broken homes or no great love.
- In politics there was little to commend a disinclination to cause offence.
- I don't mind, since I lack what some presume is a male disinclination to matters domestic.
- Hounds that show a disinclination to kill are kicked or whipped as punishment, and may later be put down.
- One strength of intellectual life is the disinclination to develop easy answers.
- If this is true, then the natural disinclination to talk has gone too far.
- Another is a disinclination to use his ears where musical influence is concerned.
- This was partly due to a growing disinclination to lock up convicted offenders, and partly to the decreasing ability of the police to clear up crimes.
- When the mutated genes were inherited, the disinclination towards wealth exposure passed on.
- The disinclination of the vendor to part with his land and the urgent necessity of the purchaser to buy must alike be disregarded.
- She reports a disinclination to continue with her crafts and seems predisposed to a bit of lethargy.
- Trying the cigarettes, which I did mainly to impress a girl, only confirmed the disinclination I felt in the first place.
- The weapons' effects should result in either physical inability or mental disinclination to resist.
- His disinclination matters more in international arenas than in domestic politics.
- It is not just that there is a disinclination to believe what is put in front of us.
- As a consequence, many have shown a disinclination to embrace the president's program.
- Later their son was to display a similar disinclination to lengthy relationships.
- But in him the disinclination runs particularly deep.
- There was a tendency to abuse freedom, and a disinclination to accept systems.
- He could have been no one, just a stranger, just a classmate, just one of Eva's numerous ex-boyfriends, just a person who I had no particular inclination or disinclination for.
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