In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(child) maleducado(animal) revoltoso(animal) travieso
- The end result is that Zachery is now suspended from playing anything on the computer for the next three days (or longer, if he is ill-behaved anymore).
- And his predicament is making life a misery for his identical twin brother Mark, who is finding it more and more difficult to persuade publicans he is not his ill-behaved brother.
- For a start, there is the disruption to other children in school who suffer from the disturbances caused by ill-behaved pupils and who take up more and more of the teachers' time.
- That they disintegrated to an ill-behaved rabble, with senior players in open dissent, was unforgivable.
- My own view is that people are ill-behaved when drunk because they know that there are no effective punishments for serious crimes like stabbing assaults let alone minor vandalism.
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