In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(journey) sin incidentes(day) tranquilo(past/life) sin acontecimientos de nota(dull) poco interesante
- On the face of it Scott has enjoyed a remarkably uneventful life.
- The difficulty wasn't that Hill led an uneventful life, just that no-one seems to have had a clue who he really was.
- Apart from unusually scrupulous screening, it was all uneventful and grey.
- He said the journey from Paddington and through Reading had been uneventful.
- However, his uneventful, everyday life is turned upside down by Connie's death.
- His early development was uneventful though slow by comparison with that of his older sister.
- Yesterday was so uneventful that there is almost nothing to report.
- It was significant that, overall, the defenders received most of the plaudits in an uneventful first half.
- After an uneventful start, in which both sides failed to create any real chances, Balliol took the lead against the wind.
- For a time, perhaps, she had broken away from a slow, uneventful life.
- Aside from that the journey from London to Oxford was decidedly uneventful.
- If the flight was uneventful, his first parachute jump in action was not.
- But after that adrenaline rush while still in my nightshirt, the rest of the day has been pretty uneventful.
- The rest of the journey was uneventful and I'd forgotten the incident.
- Life has otherwise been uneventful, so there's not been much to say.
- The rest of the day was interesting but uneventful with regard to this article.
- The first half had been a solid, uneventful affair, but the second half started in explosive fashion.
- The drive back home was uneventful except for a change in the sky.
- I had to tell you about it, in all its uneventful detail, simply because those annoying people cornered me today.
- It's been another uneventful day, filled with packing and organising.
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