In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1imaginableit was scarcely imaginable that they would surrender — era prácticamente inimaginable que fueran a rendirse
- he's the laziest person imaginable — es la persona más perezosa que se pueda imaginar
- In short, every imaginable variation of this situation exists in some universe or other.
- The bathrooms are large and handsome, and supplied with every imaginable accessory.
- They are putting in the longest imaginable hours and are really getting aid organised and out there.
- And the greatest possible power can surely sustain the grandest imaginable promises.
- But no, every one of the reluctant grooms went along with the tackiest ceremonies imaginable.
- Contemporary German theater is no longer imaginable without its stage designers.
- Shopping plazas have sprung up in every imaginable location of this sleepy town.
- No advance in civilisation may even be imaginable without some contact between cultures.
- Here's to 2002 providing us with the greatest three days of sport imaginable.
- In this case it was up to the personal preferences of one man with one of the most unenviable jobs imaginable.
- Without an imaginable beauty, there would be no ideal in terms of which to strive for a more actually beautiful world.
- It's got one of the most dauntingly bleak and unhappy endings imaginable.
- We had four days away in Cornwall which was absolute bliss, helped by having the most gorgeous weather imaginable.
- There are clubs devoted to every plant group imaginable, from cacti to clematis, roses to rhododendrons.
- I always make a beeline straight for the salad bar where I kid myself I am going to eat the most healthy meal imaginable.
- My eyes were opened to a simple truth: supermarkets are the most inconvenient shops imaginable.
- Suddenly, it transforms into simply the most fabulously entertaining spectacle imaginable.
- In fact, the producers seem to have gone out of their way to find the dullest young people imaginable.
- He came to California hardly knowing a soul and worked at every job imaginable from janitor to a roady in a car show.
- Thus 12 hours after waking you will feel worse than you thought imaginable.
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