In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(conduct/standard) inaceptable(conduct/standard) inadmisible(terms/conditions) inadmisibleI find it quite unacceptable that we should be blamed — encuentro totalmente inadmisible que se nos culpe
- We cannot afford to have yet another undesirable and unacceptable image foisted upon our town.
- Such violent behaviour is equally unacceptable and must be acknowledged and addressed.
- We need the light of the media to shine brightly on behaviour that is unacceptable.
- A refusal to say that such behaviour is unacceptable is tantamount to saying it is acceptable.
- We've made good progress in bearing down on the unacceptable behaviour of this minority.
- That is not to ignore the handful of youngsters whose behaviour is unacceptable.
- In sport as in music, comfort in numbers is no excuse for unacceptable behaviour.
- He said the number of people unable to afford a home was rising to unacceptable levels.
- The world began to find the growing gap between the rich and poor unacceptable.
- This sort of behaviour is totally unacceptable and will not be tolerated in the borough.
- To disrupt and threaten such work by thuggish behaviour is totally unacceptable.
- The map will be colour coded to pinpoint areas where sound levels are unacceptable.
- To do otherwise would involve an unacceptable level of censorship and harm to the public good.
- This behaviour is dangerous, unacceptable and there is no reason to tolerate it.
- Sometimes it is obvious that one person's behaviour is unacceptable to the other.
- Being able to stand up and say that domestic abuse is unacceptable is the first step in changing my behaviour.
- It was totally unacceptable behaviour towards people who had given you long and loyal service.
- It is therefore quite inappropriate and unacceptable for Mrs Hull to condemn this group.
- Even if their claims are exaggerated, any loss of life is deplorable and unacceptable.
- Reassure your child that you love them even when their behaviour has been unacceptable.
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