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 ready)to be unprepared (for sth) — no estar preparado (para algo)
- I was unprepared for the exam — no estaba preparado para el examen
- Having the prince at your very stall was no ordinary thing and the man was unprepared for dealing with royalty.
- The rainy season was unusually erratic that year in Wind Dance, and Eider had been caught unprepared for a storm of such force.
- We are, very simply, unprepared for dealing with pangs of shame or for undertaking spiritual soul-searchings.
- Again, Heather was caught entirely unprepared for the answer and had to search for an appropriate response.
- No reason to be caught unprepared for what came next.
- The film, which included newsreel footage, exposed how Australian defence forces were ill-equipped and unprepared for the attack.
- Surprised and unprepared for the unexpected shove from behind, the man toppled over, barely catching himself before he hit the ground.
- Having caught him completely unprepared for this attack, his eyes are wide with surprise as his ears are standing straight up with fear.
- Midwestern soybean growers were caught unprepared for a visit from a foreign aphid during the summer of 2000.
- He was caught quite unprepared for the Fifth Crusade, thinking that the truce would not be violated.
- It is clear that the clowns at white house were caught unprepared for this latest atrocity by the zionists.
- Malaria spread quickly among the troops, and by August the hospitals filled to capacity, catching the medical personnel unprepared for such an epidemic.
- While this is perfectly viable, there are few black players that are unprepared for dealing with this setup, and white's choices are somewhat limited.
- Caught unprepared for the insurgency, the Pentagon is now showering money on devices designed to give soldiers an edge in such fighting.
- Quite how anyone in the US can be caught unprepared for an election is beyond us at Dimpler Towers.
- The shelling of Fort Sumter caught the U.S. Army unprepared for war.
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- Mia was soon caught unprepared for the sudden rise in altitude that Phyconos performed.
- I was also unprepared for dealing with a student who brought his buck knife to school and began waving it at me and the other students.
- He effectively dispels any myth of a ‘sneak attack’ at Pearl Harbor and any notion that the United States was caught totally unprepared for war.
2(not expecting)to be unprepared for sth — no esperar algo
- he was unprepared for her reaction — su reacción lo cogió desprevenido
- The celeb who earned the most stars would earn a fully prepared meal, the celeb would earned the second most stars would earn an unprepared meal and the celeb who earned the least stars would earn nothing- and have to subsist on only rice and beans.
- In a mystery worthy of Agatha Christie, the wear and tear on a pair of slippers, an unprepared bed and a missing walking-stick and torch became sinister clues in the absence of any evidence as to how "Aunt Flo" came to be in the river.
- There is at least a tacit nod to the unprepared canvases of Color Field paintings.
- I'm wondering if a year in an unprepared holding bed or plunk and run in the big unprepared bed is the best course of action.
- Many of Pollock's pictures were painted in black on unprepared, cream-colored canvas, but this one includes large amounts of color.
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