In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) irrespetuoso(attitude) irreverenteto be disrespectful to / toward sb — faltarle el respeto a algn Southern Cone
- he was disrespectful toward his elders — les faltó al respeto a sus mayores
- She finds English people in general very rude, especially children disrespectful of their parents.
- The problem lies in a deeply disrespectful, even contemptuous, attitude towards women.
- He said the amount of beer cans and rubbish was insulting and disrespectful to the people buried there.
- He is widely disliked among his peers because he is disrespectful, argumentative and abusive towards people.
- Abigail had a reputation for being a wild, irreverent and disrespectful young girl.
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