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
- It pains us to see you so ignorant and uneducated, and so eager to place yourselves in bondage.
- In fact you look very stupid and ignorant, especially those who attend tertiary-level institutions and are supposed to know better.
- 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 am not ignorant and uneducated however, and I stood by my opinions.
- One of the media's targets is the stupid and ignorant masses.
- Women were seen as ignorant, illiterate and stupid beings who wanted only to produce children - curbing their fertility was obviously needed.
- In my opinion, the US Congress has now revealed itself to be the most dangerous, ignorant and uneducated bunch of morons in the world.
- It shows how ignorant, stupid, and irrational you are.
- Looking down from up here I can't decide if I'm looking at ignorant behaviour or stupid behaviour.
- The policy culture sees the community culture as uneducated, ignorant, backward and occasionally comic in its primitive beliefs.
- This is unbelievably patronising, ignorant and plain stupid.
- Now she's always been known to be intellectually smart, but that question was really stupid and ignorant!
- I attended university as a mature student and was shocked at how ignorant and uneducated our student population actually is.
- I will continue to not know such-and-such if I'm treated like an ignorant, unsophisticated fool.
- 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.
- Conservatives are ignorant, stupid, and evil, or some combination of the three.
- Richard lets us know how ignorant and stupid we all are, and why we really need this internet thing.
- How arrogant, how impossibly stupid and just how ignorant are we?
- In that way, our people can remain ignorant, uneducated and dumb.
- New Zealanders, it seems, are simply too stupid and ignorant to be able to interpret our own laws properly; instead, we must go offshore.
- If you really wanted a friend you wouldn't be so rude and ignorant!
- Shocked to hear that such an ignorant and crude boy could be her relation, she started to cry.
- 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.
- ‘Decency’ is to be in a room where people do not offend through crude and ignorant language.
- They were, as a rule, badly dressed, rude and ignorant.
- Brighton has the shops and the crowds, but not the hassle of impolite, inconsiderate and downright ignorant London shoppers.
- So often in that wild weekend the questions were rude and ignorant, focusing as they did on the Fab Four's coiffure.
- It's ignorant and unmannerly to engage in this practice.
- 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.
- They were either being rude or ignorant - I'm not sure which one is worse.
- People are stereotyped as rude, ignorant and unhelpful.
- In fact, to some I will appear quite rude, ignorant even.
- I hate some of the people at work much more; a few can be really ignorant and rude.
- 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'm rude, ignorant, extremely lazy, and like to be told what to think.
- 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.
- He was a complete pain, rude, ignorant, arrogant and judgemental.
- I am irritated by Sylvester's cheap remark about the ‘voice inside his own head’, which is ignorant and rude.
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