In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(speech) titubeante(speech) vacilante(manner) inseguro(steps) vacilantewell, yes, I suppose so, came the hesitant reply — —bueno, supongo que sí —replicó titubeante
- he appeared rather hesitant — se mostró algo indeciso
- to be hesitant about-ing
- I'm hesitant about accepting the offer — no me decido / no estoy totalmente decidida a aceptar la oferta
- The actor was initially hesitant when he first heard of the project.
- The kiss was slow and innocent at first, apprehensive; he was still hesitant and unsure.
- I was a little nervous and hesitant about taking on the job three years ago but I am glad that I did.
- I know that you run into a lot of people who are hesitant to accept the fact that you say you do this.
- On the other hand, the governor also seemed hesitant in giving orders to the military and police.
- Life is the only inspiration for Kundan Shah in an industry hesitant to accept his films.
- Far from being a gesture of national confidence, our arts policy is hesitant and uncertain.
- In times of writer's block, Dre has never been hesitant to seek alternative medicine.
- Even Ferguson was reportedly hesitant in accepting the brief last Monday.
- That said, I was still a bit hesitant to buy a whole big watermelon and soak it in vodka.
- Though he would like to return home he is hesitant because of the fact that health care is unaffordable.
- The hesitant robins were nowhere to be seen - I fear I may have scared them off.
- The staff was very hesitant, making excuses and delaying to show Tony his baby.
- I stepped boldly out on that new path, unsure and a little afraid, but never hesitant.
- Their passing moves, once their strongest feature, were hesitant and ragged, to be charitable.
- Until now, the UN has been characteristically hesitant, to sometimes tragic effect.
- This union is hesitant in what they do, therefore they are not taken seriously by the government.
- Now I'm very hesitant to cast doubt on any of your marvellous answers, but I do struggle to accept this one.
- Thus the only superpower on Earth appears hesitant about projecting its power on the international stage.
- That shows that customers are less hesitant to buy from the chipmaker, he said.
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