In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But now I feel there was something rather endearing about my uncultured clumsiness.
- They are backward, uncultured, uncivilized, and completely alien to the good norms values and achievements of the present era.
- As I was with an English teacher, a literary obsessive and a borderline genius, spending time in The Globe could've been very intimidating for someone as thick and uncultured as me.
- The fashion vanguard will have to develop new strategies to resist the taunts of the uncultured, or even to exploit them in the service of greater hipness.
- People in many other cultures view this insistence on getting to the point as rude and uncultured.
- Their comments were not only uncultured but completely out of context.
- I didn't think it was all that good, but before you dismiss me as an uncultured ingrate, I must make my past experience clear.
- They think their parents are uncultured and not posh enough to live a life as rich and famous.
- Or maybe I'm just totally uncultured when it comes to films.
- They are laughably rude and uncultured, of course; this hardly constitutes a sharp observation.
- He murmured, slipping into the uncultured speech of the poorer class as he comforted the man in his arms.
- ‘I'm sorry if I seemed uncultured and ignorant earlier,’ he said.
- We've already seen how uncultured I am, so I'll open this one to the floor…
- I glared at them and muttered the Russian word for uncultured lowlife.
- My poor uncultured lady will have to get used to travelling quite a bit.
- They consider eating outside in this way uncultured, and not for the likes of them.
- I am a colossal fool, completely uncultured, uneducated, unable even to spell opara, poorly dressed, but fortunately not quite ugly enough to have to put a bag over my head.
- It was natural food with a natural flavour, and it went down a treat, even with my uncultured tastebuds.
- That doesn't mean to say that Mr Wilson is uncultured.
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