In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of resources, measures)insuficiencia femininelo inadecuado
- Its financial inadequacies are all the more reason for the MIA to add some creative flair to its image.
- The Civil War had demonstrated the inadequacy of the old coastal forts.
- A further consequence of the strength of conservative morality is the inadequacy of sex education.
- One of the main concerns about the plan centred on the inadequacy of the current sewage system.
- The heuristic inadequacy of contemporary Marxism is contained in these two sentences.
- And the inadequacies in the laws themselves are a third impediment to justice.
- At the same time the inadequacy of all the present radical groupings in the party was cruelly demonstrated.
- This inadequacy in the analysis reflected the inadequacy in the theory.
- The inadequacy of the material is not in itself a ground for prohibition.
- The inadequacies of observation in our field are well-known.
- Several studies have shown the inadequacy of the 15-minute office visit in providing patients adequate information.
- The successfully treated seriously ill are also affected by these service inadequacies.
- More demanding tasks can soon show the inadequacy of low amounts of RAM.
- Government is committed to removing the inadequacies in infrastructure facilities through a mix of policy and fiscal measures.
- But the greatest single cause of the Voronezh disaster was undoubtedly the inadequacy of Hungarian equipment.
- Even so, Barker sees decided inadequacies in the performance of this crucial figure.
- The inadequacy of the insulation may have caused condensation, giving rise to a risk of further outbreaks of dry rot.
- We introduce this piece by underscoring the inadequacies of the myriad definitions of terrorism.
- The cause of famine, consequently, is not an inadequacy of food.
- History has, yet again, proven the inadequacies of this analysis.
2(of person)ineptitud feminineincompetencia feminine
- The manner in which he mishandled the Reid situation was indicative of his inadequacies.
- A gaggle of girls walked past Jay tittering at his inadequacies.
- Scott is excellent as a victim of inadequacy, who is easily persuaded to suspend his morals.
- It is the locus of our inadequacy; it expresses the void that it appears to fill.
- If it has a blemish or two - as in the contrived end - the director should be excused for very human inadequacies.
- Sometimes village idiots get lumped with a role much bigger than them, and try to fulfil it despite their inadequacies.
- Like an avenging angel, the stranger forces the menfolk to confront their own inadequacies.
- When we are confronted with massive natural disasters, our own feelings of inadequacy are almost inevitable.
- You were simply stoic in the face of my inadequacy.
- The quick impression is of success, the full picture is of unbridled inadequacy.
- Was it possible this bold, confident man felt some inadequacy about his background?
- There is also an element of loneliness, but again it is not based on deprivation, inadequacy or rejection.
- Actively dispute with yourself internal messages of inadequacy.
- Many, even most, students hold personal fears of inadequacy that undermine their ability to move forward.
- Distorted, slurred vocals suggest greatness without having any inadequacies exposed.
- Comparisons with other cultures need no longer engender feelings of inferiority and inadequacy.
- We can never be perfect, so we often have a sense of failure or inadequacy no matter how well we perform.
- Any thoughtful president must surely have infinitely greater moments of inwardly perceived inadequacy.
- She turned small issues into huge problems, spent hours ruminating about perceived inadequacies, and feared rejection.
- We must not look to blaming the referee to cover up our own inadequacies, but he had a poor game.
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