In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1poco amablecruelmaloan unkind thought — un mal pensamiento
- that was very unkind of you — eso fue muy poco amable de tu parte
- unkind remarks — comentarios hirientes
- I never heard her say an unkind word — nunca la oí hacer un comentario desagradable
- that was a very unkind thing to say to her — fue una crueldad decirle eso
- it would be unkind to let him suffer — sería cruel dejarlo sufrir
- to be unkind to sb — tratar mal a algn
- detergent is very unkind to your hands — los detergentes estropean mucho las manos
- Heck, you might even be as unkind to note that the work is a tad dated.
- Perhaps it would be gratuitously unkind to compare the intellects and depth of the two presidents.
- It is cruel and unkind to go through them yet again.
- Rounding up, Salih stressed that it would be foolish and unkind to turn down laurels bestowed by those who appreciated your work.
- The indifferent look on my face is only there because people like you are being unkind to me and I can't fight back.
- Australians are trained to dread invasion and yet cannot stomach being unkind to any stranger.
- Rapid agricultural development has been unkind to the land.
- This minister and this government have never sought to be unfair or unkind to the teaching profession.
- You call me in to see, and I explain that it would be unkind to leave it there: it might crawl to the floor; we must take care that no one squashes it.
- She had never been one to argue back or be unkind to anyone.
- Farmers are always getting the blame for being unkind to the Environment, where in the majority of cases, the farmers are blameless.
- Television is brutal and unkind to yesterday's rock stars.
- He was unkind to Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, while devoting a whole essay to the adroit but decidedly lesser The Hidden Fortress.
- My husband's family has been unkind to me in the past and I want them to know I will not put up with this hurtful behavior anymore.
- When someone insults us or does something unkind to us, an internal formation is created in our consciousness.
- So far fate has been very unkind to the four of them.
- It would be unkind to force you to speak of your torment twice.
- Once again we find that nature is unkind to simplistic formulations.
- In the meantime, they were not unkind to him, and their greatest offense was his captivity.
- The policy of the ostrich prevails - though saying that that is probably unkind to ostriches.
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