In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(action/measure/dress) inadecuado(action/dress/measure) poco apropiado(moment) inoportunoit would be inappropriate for you to suggest it — no estaría bien que tú lo sugirieras
- a totally inappropriate reply — una respuesta totalmente fuera de lugar
- Congestion charging would generally be inappropriate, but could be a last resort.
- In a report to the planning committee, officers say other sites in the city are inappropriate.
- He said that whether or not they were inappropriate was a matter of taste.
- Residents believe some of the sites identified are inappropriate for housing.
- It would clearly be inappropriate to deprive either party of a proper analysis of his case.
- A proper tracker for the biotechnology sector would not be inappropriate either.
- For some reason running through a shop seems to be inappropriate behaviour.
- We're still old fashioned enough to think salad inappropriate for rainy, chilly days.
- Moreover, the ubiquity of email can lead to its use in inappropriate circumstances.
- As for the park becoming a site for a school, it is absolutely inappropriate.
- For them to even be having a platonic relationship is highly inappropriate and we are very concerned.
- What may be a proper decision today, could be regarded as inappropriate some years from now.
- Perhaps the aim itself was improper, inappropriate alike for artists and for human beings.
- It is green belt land and so housing development is considered inappropriate.
- His use of the definite article in his sub-title is, one would argue, inappropriate.
- There are many sorts of inappropriate behaviour from which our children need protection.
- They said they believed it to be an inappropriate location for such a club.
- Was it inappropriate to expect a small gift to show how much he missed me?
- They have experimented and pushed their own boundaries without being inappropriate.
- It would be inappropriate if there was a group called by that name now, but words change their meaning.
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