In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In Kyoto, the traditionalists fought against his design as unfitting for Japan's ancient spiritual center.
- But it was like a glowing reminder of the beautiful boy who'd once worn it so proudly, an unfitting tribute to all that the world had lost.
- Nonetheless, it seems that the millennia-old roundhouse, within the course of a single century, came to be seen as socially unfitting, and that everyone who could, rebuilt their houses in an altogether new way.
- There's something not quite unfitting about Microsoft relocating people to Europe's last dictatorship.
- The remote village in Nalgonda district is an almost unfitting backdrop for the swank school building.
- The traditional, elaborate individual memorialisation of death was seen as unfitting, over the top and irrelevant.
- It seemed so unfitting, such beauty residing here.
- It seems unfitting as a gift from one stranger to another.
- The youth groups planned to ‘sweep’ books they deem unfitting from bookstore shelves and destroy them.
- These personal attacks are unfitting for a president, and unacceptable for a world leader.
- It's barbaric and unfitting of a young lady like you.
- It's an unfitting end to Catlett's 30-year career.
- That is a most unfitting name for such a wonderful beast.
- This is why many of my people see humans as unfitting leaders.
- It was a tawdry and unfitting end, for both sides.
- Quickly shaking my head, I tried to throw those unfitting thoughts out of my head.
- Even if they say homosexual conduct is unfitting for a Catholic, they have no right to impose that on the nation.
- He was a warrior, but there was something overwhelmingly human, and somewhat unfitting, about his noticeably large heart.
- Perhaps Masaccio inserted the least creditable event in St Julian's life as a warning against reckless anger, yet it seems unfitting in an altarpiece partly in the saint's honour.
- Jinx grew up knowing that Sir Irwin cared for him, and that most other humans thought it strange and unfitting for a knight to keep such a pet.
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