In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(remark/person) maleducado(remark/person) descortés(behavior) descortés
- It is impolite to leave the table before everybody has finished the meal.
- Is it considered impolite in the US to eat from someone else's plate?
- Western influence has made Chinese people feel that it is impolite to ask a person's age.
- I could always keep myself occupied snooping around the desk, but it was impolite to do something like that.
- In Vietnam, for example, a direct refusal or negative answer is considered impolite and crude.
- The manager, in a very impolite manner, told them to leave the bar and never come back.
- Although it was impolite to stare, she could not help gawking at him.
- I believe that you were impolite and disrespectful to your host.
- Food and drink are immediately offered when one enters a Croatian home, and it is considered impolite to refuse.
- He was rude and arrogant and completely impolite and I hope I never have to see him ever again.
- I wasn't being deliberately impolite; I was simply expressing confusion.
- I knew it was rude and impolite but I was too distressed to be thinking of manners.
- Instead, these people are just as selfish and impolite as any ordinary person, but are more convinced that they have a right to behave that way.
- One needs something effective to say to all these impolite people.
- Notice how some clever perpetrators of downright rudeness can make you feel as though you are the impolite one.
- For example, in Singapore, it would be considered impolite to use the horn, even though it may not be illegal.
- Improper position or display of the feet is always considered impolite.
- If you don't mind my asking a perhaps impolite question: Do you believe in God?
- He went out of his way to be just as impolite and insolent as he could be.
- I know that I might seem a little bit impolite, but we really must be going.
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