In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(machine/method) ineficiente(machine/method) poco eficientethey made inefficient use of their resources — utilizaron sus recursos de manera poco eficiente
- This he ascribed to two trends: declining productivity growth and the inefficient use of labour.
- This free-for-all leads to the economically inefficient use of the resource.
- But the force's intelligence system was so inefficient that the records were destroyed or lost.
- Originally heralded as a saviour of the poor, he was increasingly seen as corrupt and inefficient.
- His campaign is based on what he believes makes good government and he states that the current system is inefficient.
- Fix deadlines, and if they are not met, punish and replace the lethargic and inefficient ones.
- France, Canada and Russia have built power stations using the tide, but they are unwieldy and inefficient.
- Buying an extended warranty each time you buy a household appliance is an inefficient way of insuring belongings.
- Can public enterprises be reformed from within or are they intrinsically inefficient?
- The accountants decided the accounts were inefficient, and persuaded the politicians to close them.
- A fall in asset turnover is normally associated with an inefficient use of resources within a business.
- It would negate the need to build these inefficient wind farms and put a stop to the despoiling of Scotland's landscapes!
- Insiders blame it on inefficient and unplanned working culture on the campus.
- Discussion is such a slow and inefficient mechanism for communication of concepts like this.
- Indeed, it would be inefficient to waste time perfecting the literary value.
- Does he not realise that the main reason most people don't use the bus is that they are slow, inconvenient and inefficient?
- The more important point, however, is that ethnic discrimination is inefficient.
- Procedures that were set up to expose and correct dishonesty were themselves blocked or shown to be inefficient.
- They make very big, very inefficient barbecues which waste loads of charcoal.
- The beleaguered and inefficient police service will not solve a minor crime much less for a major one.
2(person/worker) ineficiente(worker/person) incompetente
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