In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dish/smell) poco apetitoso(prospect/idea) poco apetecible
- Mr Gray has previously called for supermarkets to stock more British fruit and he even branded French apples tasteless and unappetising.
- Indeed, this is one retelling of the classic children's story that feels inert, unappetizing, and downright revolting.
- The broth was loaded with salt and the eggs had not been properly beaten before they were introduced into the soup, leaving a rather unappetizing floating mass of semi-scrambled egg.
- Afterward Bob takes Charlotte to lunch at a restaurant whose menu of raw fish is so unappetizing as to make him wish for his own hibachi.
- The first time he made it the soup looked so oxidised and grey and unappetising, but the flavour was mind-blowing, like having 15 artichokes in every spoonful.
- Throw in a generous helping of parochial interests, and the result is an overcooked and unappetizing stew.
- That's an unappetizing thought, but it's the sort of thing that may soon be forced down our throats.
- Which makes one wonder why the language of wine tasting has become so downright unappetizing.
- If you find this unappetizing, allow me to introduce you to the vegetarian ‘chicken nuggets’ that you find in the freezer section of your store.
- That's probably because the choices facing them are so unappetizing.
- Absolutely flavorless, the lukewarm, mealy bracelet turns into an unappetizing gum once it hits the mouth.
- These somewhat unappetizing words do not in any way reflect on the actual mouthwatering, buttery goodness of Lobster Fest.
- First off, Goddard is much too old to be playing the mother of young children and Matthew Cottle makes a far from attractive Clive, so this illicit coupling is as unappetising as it is unconvincing.
- Once unfurled, the fronds produce a more bitter, unappetizing flavor.
- She, however, wanted to show me how unappetizing the food was and how cramped the living conditions were.
- The slices of beef are tender and tasty, but the greens are dressed with an unappetizing, watery soy-sesame dressing.
- Love is the salt of life and without it, life would be tasteless and unappetising.
- It tasted peculiarly watery and unappetizing.
- Look at all those wires running up and down the walls, entwined like over-cooked spaghetti on an unappetizing plate.
- And on substance, Dershowitz has a very good point, as unappetizing as that point is.
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