In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(people/country) incivilizado(country/people) primitivo
- For all its wacky irreverence, it is also a rather touching story of moral decay in an uncivilized world.
- First most of them were imported from among the interior peoples, untouched by the Swahili culture, peoples contemptuously referred to as shenzi or uncivilized barbarians by the coastal peoples.
- Many American middle-class women, for example, expressed their revulsion at what they saw as the dirty and uncivilized nature of Irish women.
- ‘That is the kind of thinking that would be compatible with a very uncivilized world,’ he added.
- Surely, human life could not have started in those uncivilized places.
- Still symbolic of uncivilized nature, wild game was transformed from an obstacle into a valuable resource in need of protection.
- It is about giving assent, support and legitimacy at a transnational level to a most uncivilised field of research.
- I believe that certain aspects of other cultures are primitive and uncivilized.
- Filson depicted the Kentucky frontier as a howling wilderness inhabited by wild beasts and uncivilized savages.
- In the aftermath of the American elections the chattering classes in Britain have portrayed the moral majority in America as the peculiar aberration of a raw, uncivilised culture.
- The Orient is associated with an uncivilized nature, the Westerner with a proprietary consumption of it.
- But I think it is a necessary confrontation, a final break with the wild and uncivilized world from which Enkidu derives.
- The first he would have described as a natural system - like a primitive state of nature, an uncivilized, anarchic world where the most powerful tyrannize the rest.
- They are not just men sacrificed to expediency, they are not men too civilised for an uncivilised world.
- The French don't like the Irish; they think they're wild, barbaric, and terribly uncivilized.
- Well, of course it couldn't be the uncivilized place that some people say it is.
- As cultured as they are supposed to be their village is uncivilized.
- Isn't it clear to the world by now, that the U.S. represents a different mindset than much of the uncivilized world?
- We always picnic in the room so it looks as if we're provisioned for an excursion into the uncivilized wilderness.
- She does not view the tribal people as uncivilized or primitive, but merely very different from the rest of the world.
2(unacceptable)(behavior) poco civilizado(behavior) incivilizadotheir children are totally uncivilized — sus niños son terriblemente mal educados
- at this uncivilized hour — a estas horas intempestivas
- If the boys sometimes cross their limit, the whole blame goes these uncultured/uncivilised boys, and the poor girl is just the victim.
- Please don't be as uncivilized, thoughtless, and cruel as the monsters who committed these senseless acts.
- Last week, it emerged that even those trusted with getting children safely across roads outside school are bearing the brunt of increased aggression and uncivilised road behaviour by some motorists.
- Apparently bloggers really are considered the barbarians at the gates - unrefined, undisciplined and uncivilized.
- To rush through a meal is thought to be uncivilized behavior.
- This is to counter the dumb who don't think they are dumb, and are at the same time crude, uncivilised and unreasonable.
- She may be unladylike, but she certainly was not uncivilized!
- Yet, the possibility always remains that the signifying capabilities of the tongue, and, more generally, the body will exceed the narrow scope of its assignment, becoming rude, unmannerly, undisciplined, and uncivilized.
- I wanted to simply disappear; I must have sounded so graceless and uncivilized.
- He characterized the action as ‘brazen, arrogant, uncivilized, and insensitive.’
- High, bright windows shone at us when children; told us of the happy life of music in those houses where the girls stepped daintily and smiled at us, a joke we thought uncivilised and cruel.
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