In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/manner) demasiado seguro de sí mismo(manner/person) suficiente(prediction/forecast) demasiado confiado
- Despite Sinclair's advice I do not feel overconfident as I phone the hotel.
- Organizations are powerful tools, however recalcitrant, but they can also be very presumptuous and overconfident.
- He was overconfident, discourteous and condescending.
- I figured he must've been overconfident about his power.
- He then pulled off an upset when the overconfident incumbent barely set foot in the state during the election.
- And that is what makes the investigators anxious because they think he will become overconfident and slip up.
- In Morocco, while strutting along as an overconfident tourist, Wright bumped into some persistent muggers.
- Of course, there are always people who are overconfident about these hurricanes.
- All I add is a note of caution, lest those who now mock become overconfident and leave themselves open to having the tables turned.
- Like many overconfident, would-be sailors, he simply went overboard.
- The two detectives are a hard-edged tough guy and a showboating, overconfident rookie.
- As stupid as they seemed - one overconfident, one not confident enough - the two mercenaries were the best men for this job.
- Lack of understanding makes them overconfident.
- Instead, it seems to have made the players overconfident.
- Toward the end of his term, he had become overconfident.
- More appropriately, I had become overconfident in my abilities.
- Scientists advocating aggressive models of warming may be right - or they may be overconfident.
- There's a reason we feel confident, but I hardly feel overconfident.
- I thought it would be good for me to look at someone every day who was overconfident, who misjudged the odds and his own abilities, and who lost everything.
- We may be overconfident about our abilities in this regard, but there are data for our judgments.
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