In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(topic) sin interés(person/outcome) poco interesante
- Much of the rest of the job is routine and uninteresting.
- Alex blamed his curiosity on his uninteresting, tedious and all-round boring life.
- Incredibly, this second lot of inmates are even more tedious and uninteresting than the first.
- The kids, besides looking like brothers, were bland and uninteresting.
- They can already sense how bland and uninteresting their relationship will be, how the years will yawn away and stretch to eternity.
- In Britain we already have enough retrogressive and uninteresting composers of our own - there's no need to import them.
- To the public it would be worse than repulsive - tedious, utterly uninteresting.
- As a customer you'd probably think it a bit dull and uninteresting.
- Within this latter group lies cutlery, perhaps the most banal and uninteresting of eating-related subject matters.
- Some excellent actors are wasted in flat and uninteresting roles.
- It is all about texture and effect; the harmonic structure seems uninteresting, the rhythmic interest is minimal.
- From the outset, the news is rather dull and uninteresting - nothing much going on.
- Unfortunately, the character is poorly realised - he's just dull and uninteresting.
- In my opinion this is because they got too much of it and it was done in an uninteresting and boring manner.
- The problem with politics today is not that there are more shady goings-on than there were in the past, but that it is pale and uninteresting.
- I think I had a notion that, being part of the midlands, the county would be flat and uninteresting.
- Today is so uninteresting I'm having to resort to repetition.
- In lesser hands, it could easily have devolved into something dull and uninteresting.
- The flashbacks to the uncles' escapades in Africa ought to have been the saving grace of a rather uninteresting slow plot.
- A writer is often easily inspired but the trick lay in the ability to turn a most uninteresting object into one of great curiosity.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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