In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ridículoabsurdoit is ludicrous to believe the problem can be solved so easily — es ridículo / absurdo creer que el problema puede resolverse tan fácilmente
- In the end, we started giggling, as each suggestion became increasingly ludicrous.
- The idea that a pit crew can win a race, irrespective of the ability of the driver, is ludicrous.
- When you take a look at it, space travel is an inherently ludicrous idea.
- Certainly if you lose three in a row here people are asking pretty serious questions, which is ludicrous.
- I used to think they were clever fiction, a satire on trendiness, a ludicrous but effective barb.
- The sincerity of the feeling that Alexander evidences is apparently ludicrous to these people.
- The period details and ludicrous costumes are recreated and the fight scenes are exhilarating.
- Therefore the whole exercise can at best be described as ludicrous and certainly a total waste of town funds.
- The other thing about tattoos is that people seem to want to cover themselves with the most ludicrous things.
- Of course when you're young the possibility that you ever might be old is ludicrous.
- So a ludicrous policy is cobbled together to avoid a real policy choice.
- The idea that every garment would have internet access is so patently ludicrous you couldn't make it up.
- Frankly, using this as a measure of the attitudes of an entire nation is ludicrous.
- What a shame about the ludicrous fake tans which gave them the appearance of well-ripened oranges.
- To relate its massive increases to only one service was a ludicrous gesture and can only be worthy of our contempt.
- To have a situation where the law can be subverted so easily is ludicrous.
- While this may seem like a harsh conclusion or a ludicrous one at that, it most definitely is not.
- However, at one ludicrous point she starts babbling about how her face has changed!
- That's the whole problem with this ludicrous measure: it is grossly asymmetrical.
- It is ludicrous in this day and age that people can advertise such clearly shoddy services, and get away with it.
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