In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desacostumbradoinusitadouncharacteristic of sb/sth — desacostumbrado / raro en algn/algo
- And then, just when he had reason to be content with a display of uncharacteristic tenacity, he missed an easy putt for par on the last.
- Again, though, a lot of people made uncharacteristic mistakes at inopportune moments that cost Scotland dearly.
- His many readers, including me, had become increasingly puzzled and concerned by his uncharacteristic silence.
- So what drew Offenbach to such uncharacteristic subject matter?
- His family said that was uncharacteristic as he rarely drank.
- At first glance, it was a curiously cold moment, uncharacteristic of such a popular and outgoing figure.
- He recalls he wanted to become a priest for her, a seemingly uncharacteristic trait for one now so sceptical of the Catholic church.
- Whatever was amiss, and something definitely was, this was a most uncharacteristic display by Munster.
- An uncharacteristic lull in the match might have given Airdrie a false sense of security, but the third came in 62 minutes.
- Other symptoms can be an aversion to bright light, an inability to speak or control movement and uncharacteristic behaviour.
- When it comes to final verdicts, Scotland gave it their best shot once some uncharacteristic problems in the line-out had been ironed out.
- Lying awake last night in an uncharacteristic attack of insomnia, I started wondering about the height of various bloggers.
- Greta Garbo retired in 1941 after the failure of the uncharacteristic comedy Two-Faced Woman.
- Last month, the flamboyant Messier appeared to accept his downfall with uncharacteristic humility, and departed.
- The poll tax actions were neither new nor uncharacteristic.
- If you were in the north of England on Saturday and you heard this uncharacteristic outburst, I apologise if I alarmed you.
- The authors offered neither diagnosis nor cure for the Arabs' inexplicable and uncharacteristic lack of hospitality.
- A fortnight ago it was his uncharacteristic blunder which helped Celtic take the initiative in the first Old Firm game of the season.
- In one appearance, after the first bout of bombing, he was wearing uncharacteristic horn-rimmed spectacles.
- He crossed the room and threw his arms around his twin in an uncharacteristic display of emotions.
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