In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pregnancy/child) no deseado(object) superfluo(object) que no se necesitaunwanted hair — vello superfluo masculino
- porcelain tea set, unwanted gift: £25 — vendo juego de té de porcelana, regalo sin usar, £25
- the elderly often feel unwanted — a menudo los ancianos sienten que son una carga para los demás
- I feel unwanted here — siento que estoy de más aquí
- Now there is a chance to get rid of unwanted articles, and serve a worthwhile cause as well.
- We would be grateful for any unused or unwanted books which can be handed into us at the Museum.
- Farmers often see them as a nuisance, an unwanted obstacle dividing up valuable grazing land.
- A former keeper at Glasgow Zoo alleges unwanted pets were fed to snakes as a cost cutting exercise.
- The idea is that the active noise cancels out or reduces the unwanted sound.
- It too was a place to hide from the social and moral stigma of unwanted pregnancy.
- What kind of policy is this where senior citizens are made to feel unloved and unwanted?
- This a chance to get some money for Christmas and also to dispose of unwanted items at home.
- I ask whether he found himself the focus of unwanted press attention when they were together.
- They are also sending out posters to remind patients to cancel unwanted appointments.
- They don't replace items because they are unwanted, a little frayed or just out of fashion.
- She was part of an unwanted litter and came to us at just five weeks' old.
- The long dark nights are here again but so are the unwanted visitors to our homes.
- He has received unwanted attention from religious parties in the past, he says.
- Stray and unwanted cats have been patched up, neutered and sent off to new homes.
- Customers will benefit from a reduction in the number of unwanted and inappropriate calls.
- York's animal shelter is packed out with unwanted cats and dogs who now need new homes.
- What if anti-spam laws could be formulated to prevent unwanted telemarketing calls?
- Giving a charitable donation in the name of a friend is another way to avoid handing over unwanted gifts.
- The club would welcome any unwanted toys in good condition that can be sold.
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