In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not normal, unusual)poco naturalpoco normalit is unnatural for a child to be so quiet — no es natural / normal que un niño sea tan callado
- his reaction is not unnatural in the circumstances — su reacción es natural dadas las circunstancias
- That's three out of four women who are then painted as being abnormal, unnatural and dysfunctional.
- This unnatural act unhinged a stranger sitting next to me who looked on in amazement as he passed the same bus stop he had stood at five minutes previously.
- Each is presented as an unnatural detachment from ordinary emotions: erotic love, love of country.
- The people who were waiting for him were caught in acts of lust, having unnatural and abnormal sex and worshipping false gods.
- In such a prescription there will be violence, and any violence is unnatural, abnormal, criminal.
- Do we want to force nature to produce unnatural products and yields in an attempt to sustain our unsustainable lifestyles?
- A glance at any science text tells us that monogamy is utterly unnatural, unless of course you're a swan.
- It may look strange and unnatural but, after all, this is a pixilated character we are trying to copy here!
- This is not something she considers unnatural, or even uncommon.
- If so, we are dealing with an unusually illogical and unnatural mindset.
- She always knew she was slightly abnormal, but this wasn't abnormal it was unnatural.
- These fabulous characters use their extraordinary and unnatural physical and psychic powers on the side of either good or evil.
- And that, of course, is foolish, unwise, and unnatural.
- There are so many of us, like one in ten, that we can't be even called abnormal or unnatural.
- What causes stress but doing something unnatural to human nature, to humankind?
- It's an unnatural construct that Nature keeps pulling down, but which Man keeps restoring and maintaining.
- He claims to be being completely truthful, despite the interviewer's disbelief and the fact that his face has changed in strange and unnatural ways.
- Bringing a tree into a house and covering it with trinkets is, of course, an unnatural act.
- It was, of course, a completely unnatural oddity of physics, but the Weak Hole in particular was worse than your average black hole.
- Sexual perversion is usually implicitly assumed to mean some kind of unnatural, abnormal form of sexual behaviour.
- Macy does an excellent job of humanizing Lawrence, even on those occasions when he is asked to speak forced and unnatural lines.
- The opinions I formed of the characters at the beginning had evolved very considerably by the end, and yet nothing in the way the film progressed ever seemed forced or unnatural.
- We found efforts at forced collaboration awkward and unnatural for most organizations.
- The way I say it, though, is stiff and unnatural and Chloe, having been my acquaintance for a long time, hears this straight away.
- I have to consciously form the present boy's name sometimes, and it can sound forced and unnatural, no unnatural is too strong.
- I know it is intentional, but I found the angels' stilted movements unnatural.
- But his funny faces and odd mannerisms come across as forced and unnatural.
- And as for the acquaintances they've got back home, they find the newfound attention somewhat forced and unnatural.
- There were long periods with little to no dialogue, and what dialogue there was felt stilted and unnatural (but that may have been the intention).
- One of the criticisms I've heard is that the language is stilted and unnatural.
- But it always feels to me very unnatural, that we're pretending.
- Distracted, she noted that her voice had an unnatural dreamy manner to it.
- It leads to an unnatural style that is forced and wooden.
- He called the next day, and we talked for a long time, though there was something strained and unnatural in it.
- Here is a voice in every way opposed to Martin's: it's angular, assumed, pointedly unnatural.
- Their performances are stilted, unnatural, and weak.
- To be fair, this is as much a problem with the script, which requires him to speak in an awkward, unnatural manner.
- Apart from that, many people who only weight train walk around in a most unnatural manner, with a constipated look on their face.
- It seems forced and unnatural, as if it's something he knows he's supposed to be saying instead of a phrase he uses all the time.
- His voice sounded unnatural and stilted, but I barely noticed as I thought about making out with Dmitri against the rough bark of the tree in the forest.
- If wherever she was going was full of such… unnatural feelings… she wasn't sure how she would fare through it.
- Larry has an unnatural fear of sharks and the word ‘shark’ makes him go completely mental.
- With an unnatural longing, Deirdre wanted a water feature.
- Donnelly complains that Play School is battling ‘to normalise what many parents would consider unnatural behaviour’.
- Such an unnatural feeling was more than he could bear.
- Neither one of us are religious in the slightest, so the sole reason for my attendance at this time seems to be the annual egg hunt that for people in their fifties my parents take unnatural glee in.
- Like his mother, he has an unnatural fear of water.
- For such a female, there can be no understanding, and the contrast between the wife's unnatural behaviour and the husband's heroic behaviour is specially stressed.
- Gone are the days when crimplene flares were modelled by vacuous looking male models with an unnatural penchant for Aran knit cardigans and neck ties.
- Alcohol induces unnatural feelings and makes people act out of character; it's very easy to find oneself in a frightening situation.
- My characters always have lots of aunties, one of whom my hero always has unnatural feelings for, or very natural feelings for.
- Indeed, for him or her, heterosexual behaviour is unnatural.
- Indeed, if Madonna were a fictional character, one could only retain public sympathy for her by having her ‘pay the price’ for her unnatural behaviour.
- I've developed an unnatural interest in Comic Relief does Fame Academy.
- A strange, unnatural feeling is beginning to develop among long-term observers of English football: optimism.
- I wanted to tell the lady in Cairo that she was exaggerating her dress, that it was unnatural and abnormal.
- Kirstie could only gape, caught between outrage and an unnatural desire to laugh.
- During the last few months, I'd had visions of him running away, scared and shamed by my unnatural passion.
2(awkward, affected)(acting/smile) poco natural(acting/smile) forzado
3formal(depraved, against nature)(perversion/love/lust) antinatural
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