In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(momentáneamente) perderI seem to have misplaced your letter — no sé dónde he puesto su carta
- he has a habit of misplacing his keys — siempre anda perdiendo las llaves
- Instead I've somehow lost or misplaced the information.
- Normally, jewelry and I were a rare combination, seeing as I would either lose it in two weeks or accidentally misplace it somewhere in my vast room.
- And later, he believes, someone tried to prevent him from filing his nomination by misplacing his file.
- Tape storage can go missing for a variety of reasons, including someone just misplacing the tape cartridges or losing them.
- I was afraid I might have outright lost it rather than just misplaced it, so that's a relief.
- Everyone misplaces things but a person with dementia may put things in unusual places like the iron in the fridge.
- I mean, did you lose your wedding ring, maybe misplace it, can't find it?
- Of course, New Zealand citizenship's a must, but I seem to have misplaced my passport…
- All too often, photographs, documents and stories are misplaced or lost and the memories of families or cultures are left with gaping holes.
- I seem to have misplaced my invitation to the party.
- The losses often occur over many years, and since they initially seem harmless - who hasn't forgotten to pay a bill or misplaced the car keys?
- I'm sure I'm not the only parent who misplaced the letter before it was even opened, and almost missed the final deadline for sending in the form.
- So Miss Jones misplaced some important correspondence.
- For one thing, it's hard to lose or misplace a dog on your desk, and it's even harder to flatten one accidentally under a coffee cup.
- This ensures that all required material is ordered and nothing is misplaced or lost.
- Kate, they keep saying they lost track of them, like they misplaced them the way you would your keys or your wallet.
- Is there anyone reading this who hasn't been guilty at some point of misplacing their keys, losing track of the time or forgetting someone's name?
- It cannot be denied that land applications under various categories have either been routinely delayed or the paper work misplaced or lost, on several occasions.
- Now I'm worried I may have misplaced the guy's number.
- However, it is so tiny that it can easily be misplaced.
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