In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(approach/suggestion/theory) poco ortodoxohe's rather unorthodox in his dress — es poco convencional en su forma de vestir
- In many cultures, it is still seen as unusual or unorthodox for women to enjoy the act of sex.
- I came up with matching words such as distinct, novel, unconventional, unorthodox.
- Where respect is concerned, it is behaviour that should be the issue, not unorthodox opinions or dress.
- The former teacher has had an unusual career and he is well-known for his unorthodox, easy-going style.
- Britten N. Lay views of drugs and medicines: orthodox and unorthodox accounts.
- With his orthodox and unorthodox batting, he lambasts any type of bowling, tearing it into shreds.
- Blaise Pascal's father had unorthodox educational views and decided to teach his son himself.
- McKenna is well aware the attacking threat could come from a more unorthodox source than Chris Sutton or Henrik Larsson.
- You have a rather unorthodox style of law enforcement, if I can put it that way, Sheriff.
- Dr Rydell's unorthodox methods involve screaming a lot, moving in with his patient - and even sharing his bed.
- Japan is so hot right now as Shoichi Aoki's exhibition of unorthodox fashion photography will prove.
- One of the most useful roles for research is to make people review their beliefs and legitimise unorthodox views.
- She was happy to live an extremely unorthodox way of life, travelling with him and content to remain alone when necessary.
- Their unorthodox approach has also met with academic approval.
- They will be in all sorts of places, orthodox and unorthodox, and there will be lots to choose from.
- However unorthodox her interpretation of landscape is, she is traditional in her preparation.
- Mind you, it only caught my eye because I possibly have the most unorthodox views on the island.
- Faith in his own decision-making has made Watt an unorthodox football type since his days as a teenager on Celtic's books.
- As second jobs for comics go, it's unorthodox, but extremely fulfilling.
- A spokesperson for the EU said that while the Irish approach might be unorthodox, it wasn't unethical.
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