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 required)innecesarioan apology is quite unnecessary — no tienes por qué disculparte
- it was unnecessary to buy a ticket — no hacía falta / no había necesidad de comprar una entrada
- Far from tickling anyone pink, this unnecessary remake is more likely to turn viewers red with rage.
- For reasons which will become apparent it is unnecessary to give further consideration to the second element.
- Exposed skin can freeze in seconds and result in unnecessary cold weather injuries.
- Critics say the bill offers confusing and unnecessary changes to a law that has been in place for years.
- If we could, the manuscripts would become unnecessary, dispensable.
- I seem these last two weeks to have expended a lot of unnecessary energy.
- To earn a decent amount from the health service dentists could, in effect, be doing work which is unnecessary and cosmetic.
- The hope is that Sol Campbell's return, which is at least two weeks away, will render such expenditure unnecessary.
- Things are tight and there is little space for unnecessary expenditure.
- It is quite simply unwanted, unnecessary and utterly uninteresting.
- The treatment of hypothyroidism is usually simple, and referral to secondary care is unnecessary.
- This is a very strange solution, as it seems that the second census was unnecessary.
- Therefore he should be released back into the community and a restriction order is both unnecessary and inappropriate.
2(superfluous, avoidable)(complication/expense/suffering) innecesariounnecessary details — detalles superfluos
- don't put yourself to unnecessary trouble — no te molestes demasiado
- slamming the door was quite unnecessary — no hacía falta / no había por qué dar un portazo
- they made me feel unnecessary — hicieron que me sintiera de más
- It's mostly a man in a suit, save for a few seconds of nasty and totally unnecessary CGI.
- We can make substantial contributions, if only we curtail unnecessary expenditure.
- The second new point is, in reality, unnecessary as far as SG is concerned, if it is allowed to raise its first new point.
- My second pointer may seem absurdly unnecessary; I assure you it is not.
- After all, we do not want to waste unnecessary monies just on restricting his movements.
- The total of those three sums is just wasted and unnecessary expense.
- The family of Det Garda Jerry McCabe are still forced to endure unnecessary suffering.
- Well, in the next ten seconds I was dumped in a completely unnecessary fashion into the bathtub.
- But I do also wonder about the tsunami of unnecessary expenditure that engulfs so many of us.
- If this is so, a proprietor can object to unnecessary repackaging even when it causes no harm to the specific subject matter of the right.
- For Stephen to lose his life over fraudulent benefit claims is a complete waste and so unnecessary.
- Many have been killed and some have also been tried for excessive use of force and other unnecessary action.
- The use of weapons which cause superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering is similarly prohibited.
- Yes, I am good with numbers and can recall excessive amounts of unnecessary detail from my past.
- To reclaim your disk memory, you need to clean up these unnecessary and unwanted files.
- Intimidation, unnecessary use of force and unjustified arrests would not help matters.
- The Mayo defence conceded an unnecessary and needless corner from Derry's first attack.
- If the City of York Council stopped wasting money on unnecessary road works it could save some cash.
- Critics have complained this adds unnecessary time and stress to journeys.
- However, this tactic will give our existing loyal customers unnecessary consumer surplus.
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