In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1imperturbablehe's completely unflappable — es totalmente imperturbable
- Robert was calm and unflappable and never seemed to get upset whatever stresses he was under.
- He seemed solid, unflappable, disciplined and optimistic, a man who would get off the canvas quickly if felled and resume with a smile.
- However, Waterloo was unflappable and withstood the charge.
- They are much like their coach: cool, unflappable, yet willing to methodically rip out your heart.
- However, he does have the habit of taking his unflappable approach on to the pitch when a bit of flap is badly needed, especially when chasing down an opposition kick.
- His unflappable dispassionate calm is an end in itself.
- Unfortunately, Lone is so unflappable and in control that it's difficult to actively dislike him.
- His normally unflappable image flagged when he failed to secure China's entry to the WTO during his U.S. trip last April.
- It was a supremely rational column that made it sound like I had it all together, unflappable in the face of grief.
- The unflappable Northern Ireland international has a presence and confidence about him that is obviously rubbing off on his fellow defenders.
- With nearly 10 years of work in the region, Mr Sharratt has won renown as an unflappable lawyer with a passion for the heat of the court room.
- He was absolutely unflappable even when Ganguly was out.
- We met the horrors of two world wars and an IRA bombing campaign with an unflappable determination to carry on: we will face this threat just the same.
- It was my brother that was always reckoned to be the laid back, unflappable one.
- Malati, a sedate old female, was a placid soul, unflappable even in a crisis.
- A brief wave of nausea broke through her normally unflappable control.
- Usually unflappable, the German-born cardinal choked with emotion.
- For almost all his career he's been regarded as one of the game's more astute players - unflappable, controlled.
- Completely unflappable, she always seemed in control, and her sunny personality shone through.
- For a quiet, level-headed lad, who is usually so composed and unflappable on the pitch, the prospect is one that exhilarates.
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