In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) insignificante(person) del montón coloquial(performance) mediocrethe results were pretty unimpressive — los resultados no fueron nada espectaculares
- Sadly, platforms 9 and 10 are in the unimpressive looking suburban section of the station.
- These unimpressive statistics are not, however, consistent with some of the rugby seen at Mint Bridge in 2004.
- Hidden away between a popular pub and a disused former bank it is an inauspicious, unimpressive building in the shadows of Aberdeen city centre.
- It is an unimpressive record for a city with pretensions.
- The list of failures is long, and deeply unimpressive.
- It is unimpressive, sadly, and littered with shotgun cartridges.
- The standard pre-sets are unimpressive, just as they are on other players - you either like the result or you don't.
- The recent track record has certainly been unimpressive.
- Our ordinary politicians may look unimpressive in looks but their abilities to speak make them extra ordinary.
- She emerged among the hot-rod hordes with the plain and unimpressive common license they give to all the ill-mannered drivers.
- The server interface is unimpressive in appearance, but it is very useful.
- The Christmas display in Birmingham is well up to its usual unimpressive standards.
- Graphically, for example, it is deeply unimpressive, it barely even bothers with a plot, it has no two-player mode and is too short.
- I wasn't a weekend Goth as such; just a mildly unimpressive one.
- She was a clever girl with a passion for books and an urge to write, but her academic achievements at Ripon Grammar School were unimpressive.
- She's talking about the faintly unimpressive exit poll results.
- What do you say, when you discover the unimpressive and slightly alarmed figure behind all the carefully crafted demonizations?
- Americans grumble about British book jackets, English people talk about how unimpressive American Book Jackets are.
- But what follows is not a maudlin melodrama, no matter what conclusions you may draw from that surely unimpressive premise.
- But then sometimes when you're upset, you are slightly unimpressive.
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