In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1incomprensibleto be incomprehensible to sb — ser incomprensible para algn
- I've given it two or three goes now and it remains almost completely incomprehensible to me.
- The channel said it rendered the broadcast virtually incomprehensible but complied with its programme code.
- He knows that sinking feeling induced by pages written in what seems an alien and incomprehensible new language.
- Spoken entirely in Latin and Aramaic, it is contrived, opaque and incomprehensible.
- Man, being the measure of all things, is infinite; and each person is incomprehensible.
- So when is someone going to make a good mainstream film about that other incomprehensible game, cricket?
- Confusing films may be in vogue, but confusing does NOT equal incomprehensible.
- Those who did stumble across application forms found them virtually incomprehensible.
- And cue the most incomprehensible stream of gibberish ever to pour forth from a human being's mouth.
- It seemed incomprehensible that only minutes earlier I had seen this lad out on his scooter on a beautiful sunny day.
- This story from the St Albans Observer is completely incomprehensible.
- The first man held a billboard and was running up and down, continuously shouting his incomprehensible sales pitch.
- The spirit of noblesse oblige is not simply absent: it is incomprehensible to the rising generation.
- Some said maybe he was Swedish, but his incomprehensible babble was little help in discovering his identity.
- Firstly, they are books which are intellectually stretching without being wordy or incomprehensible.
- The murder of Taylor seemed at first glance incomprehensible, once the obvious robbery motive had been ruled out.
- What seems perfectly reasonable for one person is completely incomprehensible for another.
- If relativity is all that incomprehensible why wasn't the matter dropped?
- An incomprehensible dispute breaks out in one corner, then sweeps terrifyingly across the whole room.
- Meanings that are absorbed by ordinary children from everyday life can be incomprehensible to the autistic.
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