In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(drug) inocuo(comment/person) inofensivo
- Valentine Day email messages may not be as innocuous as they appear to be.
- Honestly you would think that this would be quite an innocuous activity.
- The plastic foam box was covered in cloth to disguise it as an innocuous package.
- It is also true that some of the incriminating statements quoted in it are fairly innocuous.
- There are a number of issues here from what at the outset appears a pretty innocuous question.
- Similarly, is it possible to develop or tweak software so that innocuous sites aren't blocked?
- The sites in the photos have been inspected and found to be innocuous.
- This weighty political analysis lurks behind a more innocuous form.
- The editorial barely touches on this and simply goes on about how innocuous the Project was.
- I loved that as a line, because it's so innocuous, and it has more relevance as the movie goes on.
- He seemed oblivious to the reception this innocuous comment was about to receive.
- Even the most innocuous of subjects would contain a hidden meaning.
- At least one good thing I can say about this film is that it is fairly innocuous and gentle.
- When this picture was taken it couldn't have seemed more innocuous.
- If this is about engineering reality, the goal seems innocuous enough.
- The scheme itself is, as Larry points out, pretty innocuous in isolation, just like bar codes.
- Lurking within that innocuous title is the sense of an artform in crisis.
- In that innocuous sentence is some essence of this great city, this great cruel city.
- This may sound innocuous, but it is an important development and it could be key to dealing with doping in the future.
- The question is why an innocuous Hollywood film should provoke such a reaction.
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