In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1insensiblehe's very thick-skinned — nada le hace mella derogatory
- The approach requires a devil-may-care swagger, a thick skin and also thick-skinned editors, who seem to be in short supply.
- The only hope of rapping the press's knuckles is to be sufficiently rich and thick-skinned to drag your grievance through the courts.
- No worries, mate; Australians are also famously thick-skinned!
- Kara, you're really not the most thick-skinned of people.
- I'm pretty thick-skinned, but I found that remark to be stupid.
- I'm thick-skinned, but I have a very sensitive wife and daughter.
- But a wee warning for those who dare stick their heads above the parapet: look out, you'll need to be very thick-skinned!
- So, you just have to be a bit thick-skinned about it and keep going.
- A shy, sensitive, clearly unhappy boy's troubled relationship with a domineering, thick-skinned father is captured in that single wounding chuckle.
- I can only read comments on political blogs when I'm feeling particularly thick-skinned.
- I learned to be a thick-skinned debater round about then.
- You should be thick-skinned as things can get tense on location.
- His loud, belligerent, thick-skinned exterior has always encased a much more emotional inner centre.
- Most of them talked of the abuse they got but were thick-skinned enough to endure it.
- It's very difficult and hard work and you need to be a bit thick-skinned sometimes.
- My persona: friendly, confident and thick-skinned.
- Perhaps mentally tough would be a more sensitive description than thick-skinned.
- Of course, Rice admits that he wasn't as thick-skinned when some of the first bad reviews hit.
- For all his claims to resilience in the face of criticism, he is not as thick-skinned as he professes to be.
- A person who wasn't so thick-skinned might actually get upset at the way some people act around here.
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