In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(moment) poco conveniente(moment) inconveniente(moment) inoportuno(position) poco prácticoI hope it's not too inconvenient for you — espero que no le cause muchos inconvenientes / muchas molestias
- would it be inconvenient for me to come tomorrow? — ¿le resultaría inconveniente que viniera mañana?
- If it became inconvenient, they might well switch to bus or train.
- Does he not realise that the main reason most people don't use the bus is that they are slow, inconvenient and inefficient?
- Of course the credits pose an inconvenient problem as they are unproductive and equally a turn-off.
- This is most inconvenient because it means I have to walk home from Heworth Church in the dark and, quite often, rain.
- The more elaborate and inconvenient your system is, the more difficult it will be to penetrate your methods.
- Perhaps so much so that the actual historical evidence is somewhat troublesome and inconvenient.
- Their preference was for something old, but they were put off by the inconvenient layouts of the buildings and the decay in them.
- His tactics to crush inconvenient questions, though, displayed the thug in him.
- Does he advocate the suppression of inconvenient facts about his businesses?
- Our moral authority is not an impediment that we can or should toss off when it is inconvenient.
- These people often cause trouble by creating work that is difficult, inconvenient and disturbing.
- This has proved to be both inconvenient and embarrassing to the mayor.
- Everything is too much trouble, and it is made clear that your very presence is horribly inconvenient.
- But public transport is still unavailable to many, and often inconvenient when available.
- This means that it is better to ignore incoming calls, if it is inconvenient or dangerous to answer them.
- The norm, however, required the evasion of a few inconvenient facts.
- Or if passengers were treated like customers rather than inconvenient hangers-on.
- If one of the mistakes happens to have your name on it, it's going to be inconvenient for you, and there are other problems.
- Most of our industrial unrest comes at a time that is most inconvenient to the customer or to the general consumer.
- Governments, after all, are the ones who can change the law when it is inconvenient.
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