In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lacking vitality) apático(lacking vitality) displicente(lazy) indolente(lazy) perezososhe's very lackadaisical about her work — se toma el trabajo con mucha despreocupación
- There was a lackadaisical attitude to the extension of the copyright term in the European Union.
- The President is remarkably lackadaisical about finding the senior administration official who leaked the identity of a CIA operative.
- I want to be organized, but I'm just too lackadaisical to get things in order.
- The lackadaisical attitude of the members is one of the main impediments to the club expanding its activities.
- The cast and filmmakers are largely to blame, as they treat the material in a lackadaisical manner, while also telegraphing too many plot points ahead of time.
- He still is too inconsistent and too lackadaisical.
- I don't want people to get the impression the school will have a lackadaisical approach to teaching though.
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