In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(society/attitude) indiferentehe's a very uncaring father — se preocupa muy poco por sus hijos
- Your youngster may feel it is hopeless to try to be good, that he is doomed to be uncaring like the father, or selfish like the mother.
- Lucy is a modestly successful artist encumbered with a drunken, hypochondriac father and an uncaring American boyfriend.
- Just how cold and uncaring her father was for that one moment in time had ruined her forever.
- I don't want to be mean and uncaring, but there is only so much sympathy and concern to spread around.
- His death is important to the journey of finding the father and is symbolic of the death of an uncaring father for one who will offer support and affection.
- After a loss or a bad play, was the player concerned or uncaring?
- I look up at him and see his face turn from mean and uncaring to concerned and guilty.
- We are not on our own in a cold, uncaring universe.
- Though I look just like her, they say, I act like my father, ruthless and uncaring.
- They could turn cold and uncaring, devoid of all emotion.
- If you explode into goddess-worship then you're accused of being sarcastic, if you play it cool then you're uncaring and undeserving.
- His monologue casts light on the common experience of the stereotypical man who is unemotional, uncaring, and cold.
- Or was I supposed to think that she was cold, uncaring and mercenary in crediting his novel as her own work, and pocketing all the money?
- Well, far it be it from me to be cold and uncaring all of the time.
- Regardless of what had happened, her father had become cold and uncaring, and he rarely had time for his children.
- I found myself speaking to a different person: ice cold, uncaring, dismissive.
- We are not on our own in an unfeeling, uncaring universe.
- They are selfish, uncaring people whose sole concern is money.
- The parents were cold and uncaring, the nuns were brutal and cruel.
- We think men are cold and uncaring, they think we are too emotional and clingy.
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