In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(honest, frank)(person) franco(person) sin dobleces(answer) franco
- He is very honest, very straightforward, and there are no hidden sides to him.
- There is a nice sense of menace developing in it, and I like how none of the characters are straightforward.
- Men are intensely straightforward and logical beings, and they find this confusing.
- He is the stroppiest and the most straightforward, and the most handsome.
- They are pretty straightforward with me, they know I can handle whatever it takes.
- They are honest and straightforward with others and expect the same in return.
- Kenneth was trying to hint, but Jessica was more straightforward than the rest of them.
- I found him to be a straightforward, frank, careful and thoroughly honest witness.
- He is also honest and straightforward in the way he deals with issues.
2(uncomplicated)(answer/question/problem) sencilloit seems fairly straightforward — parece bastante sencillo
- there must be a straightforward explanation — debe haber una explicación sencilla / simple
- In the past, having people round for dinner was relatively straightforward.
- Although the entity theory may seem relatively straightforward, its practical application is not.
- Dispassionate analysis of American politics is neither easy nor straightforward.
- Ask them about their ambitions and what you get is honest, straightforward answers.
- Readers looking for a straightforward narrative of the 1837 epidemic will find this account interesting.
- I find that his evidence was given in a very thoughtful and straightforward fashion.
- You would think that this sort of routine operation would be simple and straightforward.
- If this seems straightforward, even simple, it is no less profound for it.
- The judge said that she gave her evidence in the most straightforward way and was a totally honest witness.
- The concept appears straightforward, but the results are surprisingly hypnotic and poetic.
- Life was easy, straightforward, and if he wanted something done, he just did it.
- They would have felt easier with a straightforward repayment loan, where each month the debt reduced.
- Knowing when to stop is not an easy or straightforward matter in ethnography.
- An afternoon punting on the Cam in the sunshine seems a straightforward enough pleasure.
- Improvements in cardiac imaging and new biochemical assays have made diagnosis more straightforward.
- No, still life photography is not easy, even though it sounds straightforward.
- The routine medical management of these individuals is usually straightforward.
- What had been agreed was in my view straightforward and understood in exactly the same way by both parties.
- Musically, it seems fairly straightforward, but it's deceptively hard to pin down.
- Part of this admirably straightforward narrative was written, but not published, as a study for the commission.
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