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1(music/colors) soso(music/colors) insulso(music/colors) desabrido(taste/food) insípido(taste/food) soso(food/taste) desabrido(diet) simple y fácil de digerira bland wine — un vino sin cuerpo
- Diced tuna is too soft and bland to leave any impression on your tongue or your mind unless served with wasabi cream.
- While this helps in the credibility department, it makes the trial somewhat bland and characterless.
- If you don't use some essence of a stereotype, the characters are bland and you can't find the conflict.
- These companies seemed to believe that what drinkers wanted to drink was bland beer that was fizzy and tasteless.
- So if prepared foods are actually bland and nutritionally barren, what do they have going for them?
- I feel sorry for today's youth being spoon-fed safe bland manufactured pop devoid of emotion.
- You can replace these by drinking plenty of bland liquids such as water and soda water.
- The first few songs are bland and uninspiring public space music.
- Apart from the potatoes whose saffron flavour was deep and delicious, this dish was so bland it made me wonder if I had lost my sense of taste.
- He stars as a sound engineer in a happy but bland marriage to an emotionally fragile woman with psychic abilities.
- I'm not hugely hopeful as my other babies didn't seem to think much of the bland rice cereal.
- These characters are so bland and dumb it's hard enough to remember their names let alone believe or care about them.
- The peripheral characters are given similarly bland treatment.
- Supermarkets offer the same cosmetically perfect bland foods, from apples to bread to cheese.
- As far as I'm concerned organic food is a lot like the Progressive Party - soft, bland and somewhat dense.
- When you feel better, try small amounts of bland foods, such as toast, applesauce or bananas.
- Favor simple, bland foods and cool drinks, and avoid alcohol and drinks with caffeine.
- Fragile moments of poignant emotion are coupled with bland and lifeless battle scenes.
- The current station is far from perfect, but at least it has character, which this bland, uninspired new design fails to achieve.
- In another contrast to the perfect fish, the bed of too-hard beans with their thin, bland tomato sauce was disappointing.
- Chinese medicine has long advocated bland, unprocessed food for a long, healthy life.
- Colors seem to be unnaturally muted, so that the entire movie has a soft, bland look to it.
- The resultant fare was fresh enough, but the dressing was bland and thin.
- The food was bland and unappealing, with no flavour she could tolerate.
- After a week of eating the bland food in our mess, meals like these really hit the spot.
- Its visuals are disappointingly mediocre, featuring bland and utterly uninspired track designs.
- His family now lived in a typically bland modern suburb but his heart lay with the little island where he grew up.
- This part of the movie is quite dull, mostly because of the bland one-dimensionality of the characters.
- They can already sense how bland and uninteresting their relationship will be, how the years will yawn away and stretch to eternity.
- It wasn't to be a bland stew of traditions but something strong and spicy.
- If you can face it, bland foods such as toast or crackers may relieve feelings of nausea.
- She is a cake maker with a fine decorative sense but her cakes are bland and tasteless.
- Serve a soft, bland diet that does not require a lot of chewing and encourage your child to drink plenty of fluids.
- The movie is so tame, so bland and so uninspired, it just feels like a wasted opportunity.
- The dish was too bland, lacking flavour, and the aloe seemed not entirely fresh.
- It includes some of the most emotionally creative and technically brilliant music alongside the bland and inane.
- That bland description understates the drama and stakes of the investigation.
- From then on, the album becomes fairly bland and generic soft rock.
- We started dancing, but rapidly became bored with the bland, unimaginative hip-hop that was being played.
- Its styling is bland, the engines lacklustre and interiors depressing.
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- It is easiest to define first what its role should not be - bland reassurance.
- The kids, besides looking like brothers, were bland and uninteresting.
- The poor boring, bland singer has to follow a dynamic superstar.
- This is a relatively dry track featuring two very bland commentators.
- It had to be special to add a spark of emotion to his normally bland personality.
- With that peculiar bland expression adorning her features, she seemed so lost in her own thoughts.
- He spoke in a voice so calm and bland, it stuck in the air like an emotionless reverberation.
- His eyes, although bland, were laced with an emotion that she could not place.
- He gave his friend an unintelligibly bland look, and trotted off into the distance with no comment.
- This even extends to some of the marquee stars, as Mary Jane looks particularly bland with flattened features.
- While the chemistry between the two leads is rather bland, there is no denying their emotion.
- He grinned but said nothing as his features faded into a bland monotonous look.
- I hope he does something about the public image of his party and, more importantly, his dull, bland self.
- I found his voice bland, without any colouring or nuance, and some of his pronunciations were downright odd.
- I guess I'd rather have a bit of a reputation than be bland and boring.
- Her voice was bland, filled with as much emotion as the oatmeal my mother gave me for my meals.
- The simple repetition of bland reassurance that fails to address patients' fears is ineffective.
- He asked, instead, his same dead, flat, bland monotone staying in his voice.
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