In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- While John might have been undiplomatic, I think he's right on this one.
- In a most undiplomatic manner, he grabbed all the papers from the twins and stuffed them back inside the bag.
- It's nice to see that what was once considered to be an impolite and undiplomatic term has now been so widely accepted by its targets.
- In the undiplomatic language of my old neighborhood, put up or shut up.
- ‘If there is a situation in which an ambassador should act in an undiplomatic manner, this is it,’ he said.
- I have to admit, by this stage, I had no qualms whatsoever about being undiplomatic.
- Now, in order to be absolutely truthful, I should be very undiplomatic.
- He actually is the Chief Diplomatic Officer, except for our presently undiplomatic incumbent there.
- The Swedish Government has of course complained about this undiplomatic behaviour.
- The attacks are not only undiplomatic but are extremely embarrassing to many people including the thousands of workers employed as a result of Chinese investment here.
- This undiplomatic language is just not allowed inside the EU.
- Few premiers are so undiplomatic as to say it publicly but commentators and ordinary people across the continent are loud and proud in voicing support for the Democrat.
- Let's take the most undiplomatic person in the world and make him our top diplomat.
- Such undiplomatic candidness will have caused unwanted ripples inside the Home Office.
- On the face of it, it is a little undiplomatic for a Foreign Office Minister to suggest that the British have a monopoly on rational and civilised behaviour.
- In another subsequent speech he said, ‘Some worry that it is somehow undiplomatic or impolite to speak the language of right and wrong.’
- This may be undiplomatic language but, given the gravity of the situation, no other word will suffice.
- A most undiplomatic foreign minister has been sent packing.
- But his strange ways to dress and his undiplomatic bluntness made him many enemies.
- The obvious is not underscored, for it is undiplomatic to do so, and opens vulnerabilities to the right.
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