In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1what do you think of his performance? — I'm unimpressed — ¿qué te parece su actuación? — nada del otro mundo
- I was unimpressed by her explanation — su explicación me resultó muy poco convincente
- customers will be unimpressed by this — esto no les va a causar buena impresión a los clientes
- She looked decidedly unimpressed with the boys' antics, or her hiccups, or something.
- Of course, as he tells his story, what emerges is his fundamental decency, and Old Nick remains unimpressed.
- Hong Kong's recycling industry is unimpressed with the pilot schemes so far.
- When they awoke their stinking hangovers were not helped by being hauled up in front of a distinctly unimpressed female judge.
- I had a sausage roll for breakfast, and was severely unimpressed with myself.
- One woman with fiery red hair and seemingly a temper to match seemed unimpressed with Sparrow's act.
- I'm sure Marie-Claire won't mind me admitting that I was a little unimpressed by the first class or two.
- As a veteran sari-wearer, she has seen most styles and patterns and is unimpressed with the show.
- The people in the country are generally unimpressed by the arguments for war and as unimpressed with the arguments for peace.
- He has a detailed discussion of the provisions of several laws and is unimpressed.
- The horse Winston was singularly unimpressed by any of these aspects; in fact, he looked extremely sulky.
- Like so many people we believed the spiel about Hardy's Bay and were really unimpressed when we arrived!
- You are also unconventional, irreverent, and unimpressed by authority and rules.
- Lyon was unimpressed by the results of that project because its beautiful maps had no apparent utility.
- I rewound a film that had been in my camera since last year and took it to be developed and was singularly unimpressed with the results.
- However, industry observers were unimpressed, and it has failed to lift the share price.
- Many remain unimpressed, still waiting for a new top-down ideology to chart the course.
- After all, the last time our Richard tried for the franchise, the powers-that-be were unimpressed.
- Fortunately, he says, they were unimpressed by his superstar status.
- It was once regarded with suspicion by employers, who were unimpressed by the notion of students lazing around for months.
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