In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disposed)inclined to + inf
- I'm rather inclined to agree — yo creo que estoy de acuerdo
- she's inclined to be irritable in the morning — tiende a estar de mal humor por la mañana
- wool is inclined to shrink if you wash it without care — la lana tiende a encoger si no la lavas con cuidado
- I don't feel inclined to help her — no me siento muy dispuesto a ayudarla
- to be artistically inclined — tener inclinaciones artísticas
- to be mathematically/scientifically inclined — tener aptitudes para las matemáticas/la ciencia
- come along, if you feel so inclined — vente si tienes ganas
- anyone who feels so inclined can … — cualquier persona que así lo desee, puede …
- there are many interesting art courses, if you're that way inclined — hay muchos cursos de arte interesantes, si te interesa ese tipo de cosa
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