In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(joke/remark) sin nada de graciaan extremely unfunny practical joke — una broma sin la más mínima gracia / sin una pizca de gracia
- The show lacks spontaneity and has become unfunny, over-blown and full of its own self-importance.
- His words were entirely unfunny and made perfect sense, though because of their condition they could not unravel what they actually meant.
- I'd made peace with the completely unfunny nature of the film and its misguided attempts to be a grave mob story.
- In my humble opinion, the ratio of unfunny to funny clips is about four to one.
- If not, it's simply mystifying, as well as painfully unfunny.
- Anyhow, the second of the funniest things that happened may also be the most unfunny of things that ever happened.
- The dialogue was so hopelessly unfunny that it boggles the mind.
- Firstly, many comedians are totally unfunny in an interview situation.
- There were rotating head shots in the lobby, of all the funny and unfunny people that lived there.
- I found the violent slapstick humour cruel and unfunny.
- On an unrelated note, what's worse, an unfunny comic or an ugly horse-toothed stripper?
- So, basically, funny films make your heart healthy and unfunny films make you unhealthy.
- So funny it goes straight past into the realm of unfunny and right back through to being funny again.
- Not only is this film persistently unfunny, but it is consistently uninvolving.
- One keeps banging his head against the seat, the other keeps making repetitive noises and a few more are laughing at something hideously unfunny.
- Several people at this fine publication found the article upsetting, in poor taste, unfunny and absurd.
- Probably the most effort that went into this tediously unfunny sequel is pondering how much money they were going to make.
- It's 80 endless minutes of unfunny pratfalls, pointless chases and awful, awful songs.
- Similarly, you can't make unfunny dialogue funny by repeating it over and over at increasing volume.
- The action in the Bond films is tired, the jokes are unfunny and the scripts rarely more than a hackneyed series of conventions and foolish plot twists.
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