In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1recelosoto be leery of sb/sth
- I'm very leery of them/their intentions — desconfío / recelo de ellos/de sus intenciones
- he's leery of taking sides in the issue — se cuida mucho de tomar partido en el asunto
- We were a little leery about renting a car, having never driven on Bulgarian highways, but our fears were misplaced.
- He's also leery of reserve land being developed in such a way.
- The market turmoil and lack of good financial knowledge has made them leery of equities.
- And, as we mentioned in the article you read, be leery of any company that asks for money up-front.
- Fazal Majid also has another good point, one that so far has kept me leery of purchasing music online.
- Businesses were a little leery, understandably, about investing and adding jobs.
- I've become leery of such statements, because I've heard them so many times.
- I was a little bit wary or a little bit leery because he had to pick the gun up and put it in the bag, so of course I was watching what he was doing.
- Personally, I find the Independent so poor these days, that I'd very leery of accepting any conclusions from an article therein.
- He is a hard worker but many of his coworkers are leery of him.
- It's therefore reasonable for me to be leery of liberals in general.
- I am leery of superlatives but am not inclined to argue with that.
- Range managers in Utah are now leery about gardening wild mountains.
- On the downside Craig is famously leery of publicity.
- But the candidate was set in his ways, and his people were leery of tampering with his approach so late in the game.
- This surprises me for I've always thought of him as an exacting craftsman and, therefore, leery of artistic pretensions.
- They're a little leery of actually trying to amend the Constitution.
- Before the practice took hold, some news directors, fearing pranks, were leery of airing amateur video.
- All of this anecdotal evidence has made me leery of the concept.
- I often feel this way when a book is turned into a movie - leery of having the images in my mind mixed with those on a big screen.
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