In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1an unnoticeable change — un cambio que pasa desapercibido / que no se nota
- the first signs of skin cancer are almost unnoticeable — los primeros signos de cáncer a la piel casi pasan desapercibidos / no se notan
- There was only a very slight, unnoticeable difference in their standards and even she, who had been watching them for quite some time now, could hardly tell the difference.
- So I was that unnoticeable that it took her three weeks for her to notice me.
- In an almost unnoticeable state like light or air, it could hang like a painting, existing at the edge of perception.
- The 28 kg battery pack is unnoticeable behind the rear seat, charges itself and will not run out under normal conditions.
- In doing so, Blatherwick has made you aware of the strange beauty and vulgarity of otherwise unnoticeable, routine human impulses.
- In an equally unnoticeable building to the east of main campus the creative heart of this school resides.
- Luckily, to anyone who didn't know this table nearly took a nose dive down some steps, the marks are almost unnoticeable.
- Snuggled in a tight, in an almost unnoticeable space between the giant gum and the stable was her cubby-house, her haven.
- The concert was under the patronage of Simeon Saxe-Coburg, whose almost unnoticeable arrival lacked the usual buzz about the presence of the prime minister.
- Hough's recording is also ‘live,’ though the extensive editing all but makes that unnoticeable.
- Do I withhold the trigger happy finger and watch the bear as unnoticeable, I hope, as any random bush?
- The most important point of the entire article is tucked inconspicuously into a paragraph, making it almost unnoticeable.
- All things being equal, the difference in class size is almost unnoticeable once it rolls over the 100-student mark.
- The curve can even bend twice, twisting the back into an S-shape, though this is often unnoticeable and the back can appear quite straight because the curves counteract each other.
- The set changes were smooth and unnoticeable at almost all points.
- There was a luscious surface quality about them, revealing often unnoticeable subtleties and variations.
- With a shudder he turned back and entered the ball once more, just as unnoticeable and undistinguished as he had been when he first arrived.
- One small cat-scratch, unnoticeable under strategically placed cushion.
- There are a number of strange new interface widgits around the place, including a kind of tiny, almost unnoticeable nubbin that allows you to drag entirely random panes out the side of other panes.
- For Riley, perception, not paint, is the medium and so, when she switches from emulsion to acrylic to oil, the change is almost unnoticeable.
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