In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It was bland and uninspiring - and, we suspected, possibly cooked from frozen rather than being fresh.
- It's better to have loved and lost than to be in a lacklustre and uninspiring relationship for the rest of your life.
- Some may feel that they lack spontaneity and creativity and thus perceive them as boring and uninspiring.
- The game then deteriorated into an error-strewn and uninspiring midfield battle.
- I should probably try on more items in the fitting room, because even my favourite items of clothing can look uninspiring on the hanger.
- The first few songs are bland and uninspiring public space music.
- The dialogue they pass between them is flat and uninspiring.
- As expected, tonight looks like an extremely interesting end to a particularly uninspiring campaign.
- Too many school buildings have been dull, uninspiring and institutional.
- A lot of people tend to choose their moves based on the course they wish to study or a job they need to take and end up in some very uninspiring places of the UK but not me.
- During the afternoon and evening I spent much time contemplating the uninspiring square patch of rough grass that is to be our new garden.
- The interior of East Buckley High was just as uninspiring and grey as the exterior, but in the October chill, at least it was halfway warm.
- At the moment the area is gloomy and uninspiring, with grey concrete walls and floor.
- Even their more normal-sized vehicles are uninspiring and dull.
- More dull, bland, insipid and uninspiring commercial radio is on its way!
- Or why not just smudge the black and white together to create a faintly uninspiring shade of grey?
- Today is Easter Day and what an uninspiring day it is here in a dull Northern English town - and I don't just mean the weather.
- The sort of place they envisage Bradford becoming is clearly a far cry from the rather uninspiring face it currently presents to the world.
- The first walk has a few small hills, the second walk is largely flat, but on a shabby wintery day was a bit dull and uninspiring.
- How did a country with such intelligent, inventive and generous constituents end up with such uninspiring politicians?
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