In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) inútil(person) incapaz(action/response) inútil
- Those divisions contribute to the perception that they are ineffectual.
- How our poor, ineffectual Mayor must envy his opposite number in Paris!
- The UF and Green candidates seemed quite ineffectual, especially compared to the people they stood last time.
- We have been spared three years' ineffectual management.
- Only problem is, he is ineffectual and naive as a new member of the corruptible capitalist system.
- Saying that you don't like the choices available is weak and ineffectual.
- Speaking of ineffectual parents, we get them in the shop all the time.
- Or if I do, it's so ludicrously truncated and ineffectual as to be useless.
- He seems to me in the line of Jane Austen's failed fathers, less ineffectual than Emma's, less priggish than Anne's.
- He is around forty, sandy haired, ineffectual and weak chinned.
- In point of fact, he was remarkably ineffectual at anything but promoting a sort of genteel cronyism.
- The Executive's advertising campaigns contrive to be both insulting and ineffectual.
- The woman could not be less interested but the blackboard she gets for her dowry comes in handy as a rather ineffectual shelter against chemical weapons.
- His mother, a pale, ineffectual, religious woman, dies young, leaving Archie to the care of a father he dreads and dislikes.
- Banning things is usually a pretty ineffectual way of stopping people from doing what they want.
- The world's leaders may have failed, the UN may have failed and the final action plan and political declaration may be ineffectual.
- He has shown how false and useless and ineffectual the law truly is.
- Yet as an immigrant and woman of color, she is ineffectual in America.
- The guy's a plonker and made a totally ineffectual campaign leader.
- Other times, I feel completely ineffectual, and people progress immeasurably.
- No matter what cause those who hijacked these flights were fighting for, their tactics are unacceptable and ineffectual.
- Luftwaffe tactical support for ground operations during the rest of the campaign remained spotty and ineffectual.
- The entire civil society response has been ineffectual.
- She balled her fists and struck out at him, her efforts feeble and ineffectual.
- Interestingly the legislation that was passed to control illegal radio stations was remarkably ineffectual.
- These difficulties would be ignored if he appeared a huge impediment, but he is ineffectual rather than terrible.
- If it is about security, it's totally ineffectual anyway.
- He has been ineffectual in parliament and widely ridiculed for his persona as the ‘quiet man’ of politics.
- This has the effect of fooling us into believing that this power is ineffectual.
- When he says ineffectual, he just can't say no to people.
- He was my hero when he was Tom, but now he was Jerry he seemed weak and ineffectual.
- Anyone know of the seemingly ineffectual changes to the way films are nominated for the documentary Oscar?
- He is ineffectual in his dual post anyway, but he still can rant and rave over it.
- The regulation of our national financial affairs has been as ineffectual as the regulation of political behaviour.
- But in situations like this, ineffectual gestures are usually worse than no gestures at all.
- Your government is proving itself to be ineffectual when it comes to looking after its own people.
- Our ineffectual government should have done something about this appalling situation by now.
- It is hard to see what more could be done other than a punitive and probably ineffectual bombing campaign.
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