In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(invitation/visitor/reaction) inesperado(delay/result) imprevistothis is an unexpected pleasure — ¡qué sorpresa tan agradable!
- Momentarily the peace and tranquility was disturbed by a sudden and unexpected noise.
- Tom responds with sudden, unexpected lethal force when the men attempt a hold up.
- At the same time the son was startled to discover unexpected and very specific links to the father.
- Prepare to expect the unexpected as each episode sets out to spook the brain and tickle the funny bone.
- Both his parents and hospital staff were devastated by his sudden and unexpected death.
- An unexpected visitor made it clear to him that he was still expected to finish what he had started.
- Current research on the brain should prepare us all for the unexpected and the surprising.
- For Margaret has learned to expect the unexpected and no two days at work are ever the same for her.
- In this cycle there will be many unexpected surprises for the native or the nation.
- Tears streamed quietly down a couple of faces overcome by the power of unexpected emotions.
- The novel ends by giving this commonplace message an unexpected and successful twist.
- For all the setbacks, there have been unexpected compensations to doing up the garden.
- This incident was so sudden and so unexpected, and it has taken a long time to comprehend.
- He has been ill for some time and his passing in an Ennis hospital was not unexpected.
- Still, there is always the promise of next year and another chance to expect the unexpected.
- It was sudden and unexpected and so I haven't had a lot of time to wrap my head around it.
- It was so unexpected but it placed a smile on my face that is still there as I write this post.
- The sudden unexpected death of an infant or child is one of the worst events to happen to any family.
- The eruption was so sudden and completely unexpected that there was little chance to flee.
- For this reason there will be unexpected effects that will surprise them more than anyone.
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