In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1incomprensión femininefalta de comprensión feminine
- The tone betrayed his incomprehension of those stupid blue collar voters who don't understand their own interests as well as Matt does, but the facts were welcome.
- It was a mix of sympathy, disappointment and incomprehension.
- His fitful petulance, his unsuccessful attempts to take control, his complete incomprehension of adult assumptions and mores.
- Bessey encountered a spectrum of incomprehension, scorn, puzzlement and good will.
- She takes my incomprehension to signify that we'll never really understand each other and are thus, not each other's Ones.
- Official reaction was one of complete incomprehension as to how such a thing could even happen.
- In fact, it's only when I ask for another coffee that he complains, his voice pitched somewhere between disgust and incomprehension.
- On the other hand, there is still a very real cynicism, unease and basic incomprehension which prevents complete acceptance.
- In one scene we see Vicki's complete incomprehension of the gangster talk that surrounds her.
- I must have had an expression of absolute incomprehension, because she looked away from me and repeated the question in a slightly less emphatic tone.
- So, what we have is not a clash of civilizations but mutual complicity in proliferating mutual incomprehension.
- On the whole, not a great success, ending as it did in mumbling confession of love, response of utter incomprehension and threats of violence from older brother.
- Children, left to their own devices, stand on the sidelines where they observe the grown-ups with a mixture of incomprehension and sudden insight.
- When the appeal is turned down he looks at the umpire the way a teenager looks at his father when told he cannot have £50 for a night out: incomprehension.
- Could it be because you're operating with complete incomprehension of their feelings - which this week are very, very touchy?
- After a few moments of complete incomprehension, Em broke out of her daze and blinked up at her fellow instrumentalists.
- It's then that I glance over at Irian, who is listening to our niceties with complete incomprehension.
- Ilse looked at him with bemused incomprehension.
- I remember listening to Debussy preludes for the first couple of times with similar enjoyable incomprehension.
- But, as my conversation with two Georgian fellows spilled out into the corridor, I sensed the rising waters of mutual incomprehension.
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