In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) poco imaginativo(person) sin imaginación(story/design) falto de imaginación
- The accountant was described as being personally dull, boring and unimaginative.
- Gangster films and series are generally the most uninspired, unimaginative and moribund visual art around.
- Restaurants so often let themselves down at the last by serving unimaginative or downright stodgy desserts.
- Why did these men have to be so old, dull and completely unimaginative?
- There is an overdependence on unison writing between the alto and bass, and most of the drum lines are unimaginative and monotonous.
- Perhaps it wasn't edge of the seat stuff, but neither was it deadly dull and wholly unimaginative.
- Both parties agreed that the addressee is deemed to be unimaginative and uninventive.
- The bus is shunned due to the unimaginative routing and long waits.
- It was that this is a thoroughly unimaginative, mean-spirited and even, dare I say, anti-human idea.
- I thought the responses by both men dull and unimaginative or, as Paul Lewis wrote, ‘lacking a big idea’.
- They pretend to not see you, and then make insincere apologies or unimaginative threats when you object to them cutting you up in a manner most dangerous.
- However that preoccupation would not be shared by an ordinary unimaginative skilled man reading this document at the priority date.
- But local groups have now slammed the unimaginative proposal and condemned it as a lost opportunity for revitalising the town.
- How simple and unimaginative does America's imagination have to be if it can be captured that easily with a horse!
- Despite our awareness of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle, we can still be surprisingly unimaginative when it comes to fruit and veg.
- It wasn't, but ostriches have a poor sense of humour and thus find unimaginative alliteration almost ridiculously amusing.
- I could go on as long as I like, but I think I'll stop there, because I'm becoming unimaginative and tired.
- Like alchemy, poetic art refines the base matter that the unimaginative overlook.
- We started dancing, but rapidly became bored with the bland, unimaginative hip-hop that was being played.
- Not even the clever antics of the Baron and his friends could ultimately save this dull and unimaginative animation.
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