In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sincere, natural)(person) natural(person) sencillo(manners) natural(manners) nada estudiado(manners) nada afectado
- There was a simple and apparently unaffected charm to the man.
- He had an easy, unaffected manner and a complete involvement with the problems of the person before him.
- There is something disarming, even charming about him, an unaffected, innocent air.
- The problem is not with Jones, who gives a natural and unaffected performance, but with her character's story.
- Vardalos has a delicate charm and an unaffected style of acting.
- With an affectionate and admiring smile on his own face, he has written an unaffected biography of an unaffected great man.
- A man of great integrity and unaffected charm, Moore was held in almost universally high esteem.
- He was a man of singular personal charm, cheery, unaffected, trust-inspiring.
- Refreshingly frank and unaffected, he loves a chat and concedes that he's often hyper.
- Still, his charm and unaffected eccentricity are infectious, and we enjoy his chat.
- Her later works are sometimes diffuse and sententious, without the unaffected charm of her pre-war books.
2(not damaged, hurt)no afectadofew families will be unaffected by the closure — habrá pocas familias que no se vean afectadas por el cierre
- Oddly, its performance seems unaffected by whether it's loaded.
- But the driver seemed to be unaffected by the afternoon sun or the constant honking from behind.
- To account for this effect, when there was more than one unaffected sibling we selected the one furthest in age from the index case.
- As the girls enjoy the attention more and more, few are left unaffected.
- Growers aren't sure why the cotton is difficult to get off this year, even though quality is unaffected.
- Three hundred staff at Philips' remaining two operations in Ireland will be unaffected by the move.
- In this case, both spontaneous and VBL-induced effects were unaffected by the age of the donors.
- Professionals and employees in industries that remain relatively unaffected by the economy can often borrow more.
- The Gulf of Thailand was unaffected by the disaster, and all resorts are open.
- She stood with easy fluency, unaffected by the few strikes he had landed on her.
- The judgment of the court, delivered by Scott LJ, was to the effect that the contractual right was unaffected.
- Even if there is a rupture in one of them, the boat will be unaffected.
- The remainder of the country's 1,600 post offices remain unaffected by the action.
- Police sources now fear an upsurge in violence in areas which have previously been relatively unaffected by serious crime.
- Part of the problem downtown is that many of the buildings unaffected do not fit the requirements of a modern investment bank.
- I thought not knowing the guy would mean I could breeze through the day unaffected, untouched.
- Further north still, the Cassley is obviously unaffected, as they have already taken two springers this season.
- And how refreshing to hear their unaffected expressions of delight at their success.
- It hopes to keep some areas open that are unaffected by the works such as the health suite and some dryside facilities.
- Their 40 employees, based at a call centre in Newport Street, will be unaffected by the sale.
- Others have benefited from a spirit of cooperation, with unaffected companies throwing open their doors to rivals.
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