In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(statement/estimate/translation) inexacto(estimate/translation/statement) erróneoI was wildly inaccurate in my guess — me equivoqué totalmente al tratar de adivinarlo
- these scales are very inaccurate — esta balanza no es nada precisa
- This research into our pay has never been challenged, contradicted or proved inaccurate.
- Predictions that the jubilee would flop have proved to be wildly inaccurate.
- Your reporter has been inaccurate in her presentation of the facts too.
- I do think the article was offensive, inaccurate, poorly timed and unnecessary.
- They argue that data about whale populations are inaccurate and more research is needed.
- The account of English obscenity laws in the book is wildly inaccurate.
- He said the residents' group was making a number of misleading and inaccurate statements.
- But it would be both inaccurate and unfair to paint too bleak a picture of education in England.
- Studies of passive smoking can be inaccurate because they rely on subjects to be honest about the amount they smoke.
- Many customers have been billed and others have been sent inaccurate bills.
- He blamed some failings on vague and inaccurate systems of data collection.
- Of course such a first impression is unjust and most probably inaccurate.
- The report is a nonsense, based on findings known to be inaccurate, and is full of such inconsistencies.
- In addition, some of the details in the article are quite simply inaccurate.
- Records of food cooking temperatures were missing, inaccurate and even falsified.
- I had the wildly inaccurate thought that it never rained in Southern California.
- Long term effects of inaccurate insulin supply can be severe and include damage to the eyes, heart and kidneys.
- He seemed obsessed with discussing a film rather than the food and made a number of inaccurate observations.
- What seemed like a superb piece of investigative reporting was, in fact, sloppy and inaccurate.
- They might think it an inaccurate, even a rather patronising way to describe their contributions.
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