In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lacking knowledge)ignoranteI am very ignorant in matters of etiquette — soy muy ignorante en cuestiones de etiqueta
- I'm totally ignorant about politics — no tengo ni idea / no sé nada de política
- to be ignorant of sth — ignorar / desconocer algo
- In fact you look very stupid and ignorant, especially those who attend tertiary-level institutions and are supposed to know better.
- Now she's always been known to be intellectually smart, but that question was really stupid and ignorant!
- New Zealanders, it seems, are simply too stupid and ignorant to be able to interpret our own laws properly; instead, we must go offshore.
- It pains us to see you so ignorant and uneducated, and so eager to place yourselves in bondage.
- The policy culture sees the community culture as uneducated, ignorant, backward and occasionally comic in its primitive beliefs.
- Conservatives are ignorant, stupid, and evil, or some combination of the three.
- This is unbelievably patronising, ignorant and plain stupid.
- One of the media's targets is the stupid and ignorant masses.
- Richard lets us know how ignorant and stupid we all are, and why we really need this internet thing.
- In my opinion, the US Congress has now revealed itself to be the most dangerous, ignorant and uneducated bunch of morons in the world.
- Born into that family, it was quite likely that he would turn out to be an arrogant, ignorant, stupid young man, and had already given some indication that indeed he is just that.
- I am not ignorant and uneducated however, and I stood by my opinions.
- It shows how ignorant, stupid, and irrational you are.
- I attended university as a mature student and was shocked at how ignorant and uneducated our student population actually is.
- Women were seen as ignorant, illiterate and stupid beings who wanted only to produce children - curbing their fertility was obviously needed.
- The people are too blind or too uninformed or too uneducated or too ignorant or too whatever to see the threat that faces them because they refuse to take a look at it.
- I will continue to not know such-and-such if I'm treated like an ignorant, unsophisticated fool.
- Looking down from up here I can't decide if I'm looking at ignorant behaviour or stupid behaviour.
- In that way, our people can remain ignorant, uneducated and dumb.
- How arrogant, how impossibly stupid and just how ignorant are we?
- The Dudley are crude, ignorant, violent and much-loved by wrestling fans across the world.
- Not some rude, ignorant, person who appears to have no respect for either his office or the people of Tasmania, and flouts our laws as if he is someone who is immune to them.
- Shocked to hear that such an ignorant and crude boy could be her relation, she started to cry.
- If you really wanted a friend you wouldn't be so rude and ignorant!
- I am irritated by Sylvester's cheap remark about the ‘voice inside his own head’, which is ignorant and rude.
- He was a complete pain, rude, ignorant, arrogant and judgemental.
- Brighton has the shops and the crowds, but not the hassle of impolite, inconsiderate and downright ignorant London shoppers.
- They were, as a rule, badly dressed, rude and ignorant.
- I hate some of the people at work much more; a few can be really ignorant and rude.
- They were either being rude or ignorant - I'm not sure which one is worse.
- I'm rude, ignorant, extremely lazy, and like to be told what to think.
- In fact, to some I will appear quite rude, ignorant even.
- It's ignorant and unmannerly to engage in this practice.
- So often in that wild weekend the questions were rude and ignorant, focusing as they did on the Fab Four's coiffure.
- I did complain to my GP once that they were rude and ignorant and he said… ahh they have a very hard job dealing with the druggies and lower classes round here.
- People are stereotyped as rude, ignorant and unhelpful.
- ‘Decency’ is to be in a room where people do not offend through crude and ignorant language.
- She'd never been anything but rude and ignorant to Josie, knowing Josie was but an orphan.
- Really, the only downside was the variety of loud, rude, ignorant and stupid people encountered in duration.
- I think its nothing short of rude and ignorant to attack a site set up to promote young feminism on the basis of ageism, I notice the same people are not attacking it for sexism.
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