In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The walls are blank and white, everything is plain and undistinguished in the low light.
- Strictly speaking, it means commonplace, undistinguished, but has come to mean pertaining to the people.
- He had an undistinguished big-league career as a first and third-baseman.
- No undistinguished schoolboy could hope for more.
- A couple of undistinguished losses hastened the end of his career.
- Well, I will say it's probably the shortest my hair has been since my short and undistinguished time in the U.S. Marines.
- The aircraft enjoyed an undistinguished and short career as a racer before being put up for sale.
- But what we get is a musically undistinguished, lyrically trite rock-show, tricked out with vampirism, incest and gore.
- Of all my rather undistinguished classmates, one was stunning.
- Faced with entering the working world or graduate school they confront the reality of their undistinguished academic career.
- Her style is undistinguished and her characterization slight, but sufficient for the exigencies of the form.
- The undistinguished career for the first Delgado racer had come to a very abrupt end.
- With a shudder he turned back and entered the ball once more, just as unnoticeable and undistinguished that he had been when he first arrived.
- His dad, Milt, had an undistinguished professional career after starring at Louisville.
- Until 1994, when he was elected governor of Texas, Bush was known as the undistinguished son of a distinguished father.
- In my view, it was not very interesting; undistinguished and forgettable are the adjectives I would use.
- The other three enjoy undistinguished but lengthy careers.
- Hogg was no ordinary Tory minister, however undistinguished his career.
- Consider the man's long and massively undistinguished record.
- This can be seen most clearly in the undistinguished suburban housing development projects.
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