In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(nature/expression/person) desconfiado(nature/expression/person) recelosoto be distrustful of sb — desconfiar / recelar de algn
- she was distrustful of his motives — desconfiaba de sus motivos
- One internet site agrees, declaring the animals to be ‘noble and tame dogs with the family, but distrustful of strangers’.
- The doctors are probably also now distrustful of the BMA.
- And even left wing Social Democrats were distrustful of the Communists.
- I'm distrustful of all these men who buy magazines about health and fashion.
- Johnson smirked in a manner that's typical of a player who's cynical and distrustful of a new head coach.
- Slightly less than a third said they were very distrustful of the software giant.
- On the other hand, I'm automatically distrustful of any group of ruling parties that decides to ban another party.
- In fact, he was so far ahead of the field that he had become distrustful of many standard textbooks.
- Even people who are normally, and understandably, distrustful of cops should put their survival first.
- They defended their villages fiercely, and remain deeply distrustful of the outside world.
- Licinius became increasingly distrustful of him and suspicious of his own Christian subjects, whom he began to persecute.
- He was incredibly distrustful of the wily-looking fox, and was very interested to hear his story - if ever he got the chance to.
- Most Scots, they say, are distrustful of the nuclear industry and would prefer to tackle climate change through windmills, tidal and solar power, and recycling.
- Not surprisingly, a series of brutal and murderous events left islanders deeply distrustful of outsiders.
- There is no hiding from the fact that society is distrustful of scientific research - especially research that involves reproduction or genetics.
- But people in the Black Isle are distrustful of government scientific advice and remain unconvinced.
- It is not in borrowers' interests for them to become worried and distrustful of their lender.
- Post workers were angry with management and distrustful of the union leadership.
- The latter and the Imperial Russian Musical Society were distrustful of the group of musicians known as the ‘Handful of Five’.
- Sections of the anti-abortion movement are extremely distrustful of politicians.
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