In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(scandalous)(behavior/state of affairs) vergonzoso(state of affairs/behavior) escandaloso(behavior/state of affairs) atroz(injustice) indignante(injustice) atroz(language/manners) injurioso(demands/price) escandaloso(demands/price) exorbitante(demands/price) abusivohow dare you! this is outrageous! — ¡cómo te atreves! ¡esto es intolerable!
- it is outrageous that we should be expected to pay — es escandaloso que pretendan que paguemos nosotros
- This is, as been stated, one of the most outrageous acts I have ever seen.
- If something appears too bold or outrageous to the public, it needs its time.
- They are normally only awarded where the conduct can be described as reprehensible, scandalous or outrageous.
- To use ‘blood sports’ as a tool for this though is outrageous and sickening.
- Among these many worlds, the underworld of that age was representative of the outrageous, brash and lawless life.
- There had to be a reason why he lost control and watched helplessly as his own body committed such an outrageous act.
- He also became famous for his theatrical stage presence, dressing in outrageous costumes.
- I suspect that others will view the decision as more outrageous than I do, but I still find it troubling.
- Yelena still insists that I would have placed better last time if my dress had been more outrageous.
- And so every night at the bar, I'm bartending in a different, completely outrageous outfit.
- It reminds me of being a student when I used to wear mildly outrageous things, rather than the standard business attire I wear nowadays.
- You would have never done something so outrageous like this before.
- You tend to be more attracted to the outrageous than one who looks and act like everyone else.
- His comments have been termed a disgrace, disgusting, outrageous and so on.
- He had been sentenced to nine life terms for what the judge called ‘an outrageous atrocity’.
- The first aspect is laughable, the second scandalous and the third outrageous.
- It was almost like rugby club bonding, where each outdoes the last with ever more outrageous acts.
- Maria had been delighted to find someone so outrageous at the college's late - August opening year cocktail party.
- We need the people who are responsible for these stupid and outrageous acts to come to their senses and put a stop to it.
- It is a target rather than an outrageous boast, but should he achieve it, perhaps then he will be considered by observers to be an unqualified success.
- So people suddenly saw, Hey, I can because a star for doing something completely outrageous.
- He was bold, outrageous, witty, shocking and sympathetic without being the least bit soppy or sentimental.
- However, anything too outrageous could fall quickly foul of the ‘fashion police’.
- We have an art-class sock drawer of wildly outrageous socks that yearn to be in show business.
- What is most outrageous about the administration gets bypassed in media coverage.
- He was often known for wearing rather outrageous clothes whenever possible, as well.
- I find that there has not been any conduct on the part of the plaintiff that is scandalous, reprehensible or outrageous.
- His grotesque and absurd characters committed gross, outrageous acts.
- There is nothing worse in a small space than to be confronted by bold and outrageous colours with every open door.
- The majority of people I have served are very safe and go for classic investments rather than outrageous pieces.
- We tell slightly more exaggerated anecdotes from our outrageous youths.
- It's an outrageous act of poor sportsmanship, which of course, makes for great comedy.
- She talked about this, denouncing it, calling it outrageous.
- Perhaps its this intolerance for boredom that explains some of the bassist's more outrageous adventures.
- I think that this Congress owes it to the American people to get to the bottom of this outrageous scandal.
- It was outrageous, it was horrendous, and it was disgusting.
- If you don't find that situation outrageous, you are part of the problem.
- We would like to voice our disgust, anger and utter disbelief that they had considered such an outrageous act.
- Most of them expected the principal to suspend or even expel him for his outrageous behaviour.
- It was an outrageous act and what was really upsetting from my point of view is that the referee did not look at it.
2(unconventional)(clothes) extravagante(clothes) estrafalario(comedy) graciosísimohe tries hard to be outrageous — se esfuerza por resultar atrevido / por escandalizar
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