In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In Europe, the take up rate is an unenthusiastic 10 per cent.
- So far, she seems to be unenthusiastic, and understandably so.
- Estonians remain unenthusiastic about entering the EU.
- I care as much as anyone about the name and fame of Basingstoke, but I am unenthusiastic about recent suggestions that the town could, or should, seek city status.
- Puzzled by his unenthusiastic response and having nothing better to do, April changed her course and followed after him.
- The response was just as unenthusiastic in Tokyo and Seoul.
- Sarah Lancashire's popularity seems to be dipping in the light of the unenthusiastic response to Rose and Maloney.
- The unenthusiastic response to conventional arts and science courses is a pointer to the lacklustre job opportunities available for such courses.
- In 1997, black voters were decidedly unenthusiastic and stayed home.
- Like those named above, I was unenthusiastic about that war.
- She knew they were failures, and he read her disapproval in every perfunctory and unenthusiastic line of her letter.
- Still, most people give it an unenthusiastic thumbs up.
- An unenthusiastic student, he left school before his final exams, having filled his exercise books with doodles.
- Her grandfather is proud that she is to attend his old stomping ground, but her father - a GP - is strangely unenthusiastic.
- But Democratic officials contacted yesterday were unenthusiastic.
- Carrie didn't pay attention to my unenthusiastic tone.
- The class responded with an unenthusiastic response.
- But in the Guardian, he sounds downright unenthusiastic.
- Hotels outside the city remind you of renting a room from a polite but unenthusiastic friend.
- She was unenthusiastic about the food, but she took it.
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