In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not similar to)diferente dedistinto detotally unlike his earlier works — completamente diferente / distinto de sus obras anteriores
- you're unlike me in that respect — en eso no te pareces a mí
- it's unlike any other food I have eaten — no se parece a nada que haya comido antes
2(untypical of)how unlike you to forget my birthday! — ¡qué raro que se te haya olvidado mi cumpleaños!
- it's unlike you to be so optimistic — es raro en ti ser tan optimista
- she's been rather unlike herself lately — últimamente está muy cambiada
3(in contrast to)a diferencia deunlike Paul/the rest of the family — a diferencia de Paul/del resto de la familia
- unlike me, my brother is very clever — mi hermano es muy inteligente, en cambio yo no
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