In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(situation/task) nada envidiable
- Treasurer Ella Flynn has the unenviable task of ensuring that the little funding the centre gets is put to the best possible use.
- Such expectation can create the unenviable task for the band to live up to positive critical reviews.
- For a number of years the pub, formerly called Munnelly's, has had an unenviable reputation for attracting trouble.
- She added her thanks to the judging panel who had the unenviable task of selecting the winning companies.
- The judges' unenviable task in both cases was to choose between the judgement of the doctors and the wishes of the parents.
- I had the unenviable task of being escorted by gardaí to cut off the water.
- Competing with memories of landmark movies is an unenviable task.
- To him fell the unenviable task of keeping the four independents happy.
- Mandy has the unenviable task of making sure that everyone gets a fair share of the donations and no-one gets too much.
- He has an unenviable task of improving national and international competitiveness for Scottish food products.
- Against that background, it has been suggested to us that our task is an unenviable one; that may be right, it may be wrong.
- Over the years the Humber Bridge has built up an unenviable reputation for attracting would-be suicides.
- Environmental enforcement officers had the unenviable task of clearing the tree of the waste.
- As the soldier's father, he had the unenviable task of identifying the body.
- Starting a film festival from scratch is an exciting but unenviable task.
- There was no counselling in his day and he had the unenviable task of driving the first train back to Dublin after the scene had been cleared.
- Remarkably, Freddie came through a second time and left hospital with the unenviable task of learning to walk again.
- The school secretary Mary Yates had the unenviable task of counting all the coins.
- The government faces an unenviable task in putting the pieces together again.
- It is an unenviable task, yet it is a vital one if a modern healthcare system is to be delivered and patient expectations are to be met.
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