In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The sauce was tasty, as were the ingredients, save the ham, which had an unappealing flavour.
- But whereas we now also find the latter dated and their humour unappealing, Wodehouse remains in demand.
- The appealing fragments are short and scrappy, the unappealing prose verbose and sometimes impenetrable.
- In this story, as in many others in the collection, ambition is made more unappealing than the quiet expectation of failure.
- I can't help wondering how Wood could bring himself to read as much of such a big book, so grimly unappealing to him, as he seems to have done.
- The church, in a lot of ways, is becoming unappealing to the younger members of the generations, in its traditionalism and ceremony.
- The jobs tend to be eagerly sought, especially by women, whose other prospects for earning an income can be very unappealing.
- However, that pram-like hood is unappealing from the inside, and the car does flex a little over deep potholes.
- I can report that the unappealing brown appearance was perfectly matched by the unappetising brown perfume.
- He found many of the villages of the Moselle region dirty and unappealing, but the countryside often attractive.
- No matter how keen you are to show off the fruits of a fortnight's sunbathing, excessive cleavage or leg can look cheap and unappealing.
- There it comes sliding down the luggage ramp: flattened, tattered, stained, wonderfully unappealing.
- But if it had been tedious and unappealing then that will not have mattered one jot to City, more a glowing endorsement of a job well done.
- Bushnell's writing has similar deadpan timing, taking the depressing and unappealing and rendering it hilarious.
- It's Valentine's Day but fortunately my wife and I both find the idea of dictated romance unappealing.
- The choices of main courses were unappealing and didn't taste any better than they sounded.
- So if you've realised how unappealing walking around in the cold is, then go get warm in Teddy Hall and acquaint yourself with a little Bernard Shaw.
- If the pain, suffering and fatalities that make war unappealing to the masses are removed, then so will be much of the moral inhibitions against it.
- Being sick is bad, bad, bad, childish and despicable, unappealing and unladylike.
- She had been wealthy in Iran, and possibly found a marriage of convenience to a penniless student nurse unappealing.
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