In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comment/remark) insidioso(remark/comment) malicioso
- Sarah couldn't help but make the snide and sarcastic remark to him to show her hatred.
- There cannot be a greater injustice to our incoming President than making this kind of snide remarks.
- When my mum wasn't in the room he would always say snide remarks, taunting me.
- I go to the counter and give the cheque to a guy who definitely did not have enough sleep last night and was in a mood for nasty snide remarks and evil glares.
- One has to put up with snide remarks and comments.
- I'd make snide remarks to him, snub him, give him disparaging looks and he usually responded by ignoring my bad behavior and avoiding me.
- His concern was that the website was anonymous and there was the danger that people would queue up to make snide and nasty remarks.
- The four of us mocked the commercials and trailers resoundingly, and I made the odd snide remark to Ben that I heard my other companion laughing at.
- As for not playing while I was there, well, I could explain but this really isn't the time or place for snide remarks
- Then they sat at the side and spent the rest of the rehearsal making (what appeared from a distance to be) snide remarks.
- Amanda makes snide remarks to Sharon about marrying her brother.
- It disgusts me that one of the best songwriters of his generation is being treated as the butt of jokes and victim of snide remarks.
- He felt guilty for pushing her to her limits and sarcastically making his snide remarks.
- I am sick to death of the snide remarks and comments.
- So far, all the snide remarks made by the press and by other party politicians have been entirely without substance.
- They may be regarded by their fellow pupils as arrogant and over-ambitious, and be subjected, possibly, to snide remarks and even bullying.
- As I walked away, she made a snide remark about me to the others while I was still within earshot.
- Sure there will be snide remarks aplenty about those 30th anniversary celebrations.
- Some marched past him, giving him anything from a passing glance to a narrow eyed stare of contempt and a snide remark.
- She made snide remarks to the stewardesses and sneered at the little kid across the row.
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