In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be oblivious of / to sth
- she was quite oblivious of / to her surroundings — estaba totalmente ajena a lo que la rodeaba
- oblivious of / to the danger — haciendo caso omiso del peligro
- Meila was asleep and unconscious, oblivious to the days that had already happened.
- He is even more taciturn when he drives, often appearing oblivious to any other presence.
- It's amazing how you can be completely oblivious to something on your own doorstep.
- His eyes were closed and he was completely oblivious to what was happening around him.
- They seemed completely oblivious of the thousands of cars, buses and lorries thundering past.
- This is also a favourite hang out for the local underage kids to smoke cigarettes out of the view of oblivious parents.
- In essence, and oblivious to the purists, the economics simply don't stack up.
- Are commuters with glazed expressions dashing hither and thither oblivious to all around them?
- Blanche was oblivious as to what was taking place, but Anthony knew only too well.
- This government is just as oblivious to the suffering of Bahamians as ever before.
- I was not young enough to be oblivious to what was going on and not old enough to know what to do about it.
- As if I was somehow oblivious to the fact that he had to pick and dig and drill and scrape away at my tooth as it valiantly clung to my gums.
- The wonder is that most of the Cabinet seems supremely oblivious - or dismissive.
- Unbelievably, they can walk among their victims, oblivious to their humanity.
- He was very well paid by the corporation but was apparently quite oblivious of the mess into which his company was plunging.
- Our council seem impervious to criticism and oblivious to basic common sense.
- The moment passes and my partner continues breathing deeply, oblivious to my little dialogue.
- She burst into tears, incredulous, a reaction to which Allen seemed oblivious.
- As oblivious of stoplights as he was of pedestrians, he owned the streets.
- Maybe I'm regularly subjected to it whilst I wind my merry oblivious way up and down the country.
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