In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1negligentedescuidadoyou have been very remiss — ha sido usted muy negligente
- it was remiss of him not to let her know — fue negligente de su parte no hacérselo saber
- The private sector is also often remiss when it comes to service.
- The advice isn't entirely remiss, but over the years, such glib counsel has resulted in a preponderance of breezy, aimless books long on episodic family humour but short on meaning.
- And really, we don't know what happened, and I'd be remiss to even speculate about what did happen.
- Many of us have been remiss over the years in not again saying thank you, so I want to do so now.
- Although our news media are very remiss in educating the public on the great economic tragedy now unfolding, they do unwittingly disclose some frightening facts.
- First of all, I think the networks are remiss not to show them to us.
- This is definitely remiss of those behind the study.
- ‘It would be remiss not to consider this in the future,’ he said.
- The council itself was remiss in not having had the building listed.
- I would be remiss in my hero-worship not to mention Marlon's darker aspects.
- It is important that correct procedures are followed, and the Belgians were remiss.
- But we'd be remiss if we neglected to spread the word about what might be the Upper East Side's best gourmet bargain.
- But avant-garde venues were often remiss even in this.
- It was, of course, remiss of me not to have mentioned this in the first place.
- Having said all of this though, I believe that it would be remiss of me if I did not challenge Ms Cherry to substantiate her very strong statement.
- The Manager of the Libraries was a bit remiss in not mentioning that the only reason the mayor was not present at the meeting was because his wife was having a baby on the day.
- A sense of intensifying demographic crisis, and the message that we are remiss in not doing enough saving, doesn't produce positive social change or even good policy.
- It would be sort of remiss for us to talk about this without saying, well, these guys just really aren't trained to do counseling.
- And yet, I'd be remiss (not to mention dishonest) if I didn't admit to at least somewhat enjoying it.
- In this department it would be remiss to single out anyone, but one recalls one crunching tackle by Richard Berney on Cantan, when the full back came into the line with a touch down at his mercy.
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