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 unacquainted with sth — desconocer algo
- I'm not unacquainted with her writings — su obra no me es desconocida
- Likewise, Furman sprinkles his prose with references to the old guard (Bellow, Malamud, and Ozick) as if to mollify unacquainted readers with names of recognizable Jewish authors.
- It is also highly embarrassing to read DeGroot's confession that he is unacquainted with prior works by Devine, who is arguably one of the most prolific and exciting scholars working in the field of Scottish history.
- And, if you are unacquainted with them, I recommend them unreservedly.
- Please be unacquainted, and bring nothing with you.
- The three were unacquainted, but the coroner discovers a mysterious black fungus in their brains, along with evidence that they had all died in a hallucinatory state.
- He says that when the painting hangs in Edinburgh it will offer a real chance, even for those previously unacquainted with Raphael, to understand the development of his style.
- In spite of the intensifying situation, Emily's unacquainted voice was tranquil and soothing.
- Whether you're a fan, or largely unacquainted as I was, this CD has pleasures and delights in store for you.
- Making matters difficult, though, is that this still is a relatively unacquainted group.
- Reynolds seems here to be denying one of the most valuable purposes of books, namely to provide information about and arouse interest in subjects with which the reader is entirely or largely unacquainted.
- For those unacquainted, a Whirly-gig is a high-speed circular ride, accelerating as it spins passengers seated in individualized circular compartments in an up-and-down and counter-clockwise rotation.
- It would have been easy for the unacquainted to determine which was the title-chasing side and which the tormented.
- 38 unacquainted undergraduate participants arrived in the lab in groups of four to six.
- She found that the most coordination occurred in the conversations of the pairs who were unacquainted and the pairs who disliked each other.
- I even managed to get some random lady with whom I was previously unacquainted to buy me a birthday pint despite sitting with my girlfriend at the time!
- For those unacquainted with her work, let me give you a treat.
- High intuitives appear justified in claiming that they can accurately predict whether two unacquainted strangers will go on to become friends.
- If either Diana and Edith, Diana and Frank, or Edith and Frank are strangers, then Alice and the unacquainted pair make three people who do not know one another.
- Each litter-pair contributed four pairs of previously unacquainted piglets.
- Such is the innocence of those unacquainted with the peculiar folkways of Congress.
- In several instances, it acted as a facilitator for ‘real’ social interaction between previously unacquainted users.
- Our man Harvey Pekar, for those still unacquainted, has made ends meet with a steady gig as a V.A. hospital file clerk in his hometown of Cleveland for the past 30-odd years.
- I will go away from this gathering, for example, knowing the name of Trilleck of Hereford, a fourteenth-century English bishop with whose name I was previously unacquainted.
- Also, in the process, aspects of people's social world that are particularly important to them, but that might not even have crossed the mind of a researcher unacquainted with it, are more likely to be forthcoming.
- Previously, unacquainted passengers could find themselves sharing a ‘double’ berth of only eighty-eight centimetres in width.
- Mixing at young ages reduces fighting in unacquainted domestic pigs.
- Breaking all my usual rules for watching the blue riband, I decided not to visit the bookie's premises, but to watch the racing in a hostelry with which I am not unacquainted.
- Unlike unacquainted individuals, friends do not need to establish to each other that they have a sense of humor.
- Twelve unacquainted multiparous sows were mixed in pairs after weaning.
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