In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they came uninvited — vinieron sin que nadie los invitara
- This year though, he shows up uninvited and unannounced.
- And of course there must be guests - even uninvited guests.
- For a moment, every sound was muted by the pressure of the water, of bubbles kicked up by her uninvited presence.
- The only course open to us is to organise orientation courses vigorously, so that people can guard themselves against this uninvited guest.
- The arrival of an uninvited guest changes the course of the evening with hilarious results!
- I'm starting to see the whole experience as a bizarre holiday, behaving like an uninvited guest who dresses up and prances around the football pitch every evening.
- The bill calls for a total ban on the cold calling for any work to do with property repairs and maintenance including uninvited double glazing salespeople.
- Once they were seated, Mirian wasn't at all sure how to explain her unexpected and uninvited presence.
- An unexpected and uninvited guest arrives at her door bringing with him dark secrets from the past.
- Living in a natural side-by-side situation offers the desired constructive co-existence which is diminishing with every new arrival of uninvited guests.
- Among them, though uninvited, comes his old guide and mentor, the sage Apollonius, who pierces Lamia's disguise and calls her by her name.
- I cannot believe you would come here uninvited and act like this around the baby!
- There were a few uninvited guests, such as a couple from Iceland who had just arrived in South Africa and were staying at the hotel and who wandered in and just stayed.
- My gaze flickered to the familiar figure that had entered my den, though uninvited.
- I had wanted to show him how my people cared even for an uninvited guest.
- It was the first time he had invaded my inner-sanctum uninvited, and I was somewhat graced by his presence.
- Frequently, when a stranger comes uninvited into a facility, he is questioned with some suspicion.
- He stepped inside uninvited and crossed his arms, obviously waiting for her.
- His quarry became suspicious when he turned up uninvited at various locations, including an airport and her brother's grave.
- We had a High Court whose judges, wholly uninvited, were remodelling our uniquely successful federal Constitution.
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