In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I don't dislike it, but I prefer jazz — no me disgusta / no es que no me guste, pero prefiero el jazz
- he disliked her intensely — no la podía ver
- to dislike -ing
- he dislikes wearing a tie — le desagrada / no le gusta llevar corbata
- But I can't help disliking our modern obsession with buying things.
- I had spent so many years disliking him and now I have been wrestling the concept that the dislike was based more on style than reality.
- Neither liking nor disliking him, she tried very hard to live her life as if he didn't exist.
- ‘Henry had a way of trying to leave a room without anybody disliking him,’ he said.
- People have weird reasons for liking and disliking anything.
- Why this was I never knew because she disliked him intensely and was always threatening to change him.
- Try to have actual reasons for disliking Theory, and an actual definition of what Theory means to you.
- We need a critical body that is unafraid of disliking something.
- It was easier to get through the week disliking him, so that's exactly how I handled it.
- Brown is understandably defensive, disliking the brutal suggestion that the life and pensions sector had been guilty of incompetence.
- The only legitimate response to disliking pop culture as a whole is to go out and make something better.
- Now, I understand that some of Clark's enemies have their reasons for disliking him.
- Football is personal; rivalries upset relationships and grown men end up disliking each other.
- There may sometimes be good reasons for disliking some politicians.
- I have very mixed feelings about Americans disliking the French.
- Overall it's really hard to imagine anyone disliking this album.
- One can disapprove of the religious or ethnic group into which one was born without disliking oneself.
- We are so caught up in disliking the American culture generated by the media, yet at the same time we are allowing their culture to become ours.
- They are having a good time disliking the guy, they want to keep on disliking the guy.
- Jeremy and Austin both disliked it to a certain degree and Dave and Chris gave it much better reviews.
1(emotion)her dislike of parties — el hecho de que no le gusten las fiestas
- a dislike of sth/for sb
- I have a strong dislike of dogs — (les) tengo aversión a los perros
- to take a dislike to sb — tomarle antipatía a algn
- I took an instant dislike to her — le tomé antipatía inmediatamente
- But it has been written by Peter Kosminsky, who makes no secret of his dislike of the fourth estate.
- It is not simple dislike or hatred of their beliefs; it's not a new blasphemy law by the back door.
- Despite his violent dislike for the school and its inhabitants he was starting to get the hang of how things worked.
- C stated that L had never been like this on previous occasions despite her expressed dislike for the applicant.
- Joshua's dark eyes widened, but he stood his ground, despite my apparent dislike.
- Despite his simulated dislike of women, he is clearly highly susceptible.
- Despite her obvious dislike for him, she still did her best to take care of him.
- Jargon is a big problem in medical informatics and must surely contribute to doctors' dislike of technology.
- The amount of comments of utter dislike and disgust were too numerous to count.
- I think that was the beginning to Margaret's dislike bordering on hatred of Naomi.
- But in his eyes Kieran saw dislike and disgust - at him as well as the others who had broken in.
- Would that 20 per cent poll indicate the public's dislike and distrust of the local political system we have?
- The menu was the usual long list of things that sound rude and which you can't remember whether you just dislike or really loathe.
- I do not think I am very capable of hate, but it was definitely a strong feeling of dislike and repulsion.
- What makes him stand apart from the crowd, is his dislike of claiming publicity for any deed he has done.
- Despite her inner ramblings, the door slithered open, to her huge dislike and distaste.
- If I am already disliked in the designer industry, that dislike could turn to hatred.
- Significantly, though, he has made no secret about his dislike of last season's tactics.
- Despite my initial slight dislike of the idea, I had not only come to terms with it, but also started to like it.
- Somers makes no secret of his dislike for bureaucracy and his contempt for people who pass the buck.
2(sth disliked)fish is a particular dislike of mine — le tengo manía al pescado
- you'll have to tell us all your likes and dislikes — tendrás que decirnos lo que te gusta y lo que no te gusta
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