In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1impulsivoI've always been impulsive — siempre he sido impulsivo / me he dejado llevar por mis impulsos
- Both were hasty, erratic, impulsive men and capable of atrocious judgment.
- His decisions are impulsive and driven by gut instinct - characteristics he doesn't abide in his staff.
- You've never done something so impulsive before.
- Lynn once told me that I should be more impulsive.
- People who are mentally unstable, especially impulsive teenagers, are predisposed to suicide.
- I saw someone who could be impulsive and crazy in a nice way.
- After dark, the cruise ship encourages carefree and impulsive enjoyment.
- Unfortunately, this impulsive act led to a miserable marriage that ended in divorce.
- My weaknesses are that I'm impatient, impulsive and slightly stubborn.
- She and Sam are alike: impulsive, creative, mercurial and entertaining, but they never pay any attention to anybody else.
- I'm an impulsive person, and I have been known to write things I later regret.
- Scientists have found that heavy smokers have less grey matter in their brains, which could make them more impulsive than non-smokers.
- Apart from some of the impulsive and crazy behaviour we see in adolescence, teenagers appear to be pretty much on a par with adults in most areas.
- Borderline personality disorder is characterized by mood instability and impulsive aggression.
- We tend to be more impulsive, partly because money isn't such an issue for us.
- So I made this totally random and impulsive stop on the way home from work.
- Moreover, the speed and ease of electronic communication increases the risk of impulsive action.
- She was entirely too impulsive, but that was one of the things he loved about her.
- He was impulsive and impatient and wanted things done quickly.
- Seeing the puzzled look on her face, I came to an impulsive decision.
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