In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(idea/decision) impopular(sport) poco popular(area) que gusta poco (a la gente)as a child I was always unpopular — de pequeño nunca tuve muchos amigos
- to make oneself unpopular — hacerse impopular
- she's made herself very unpopular among her staff — se ha granjeado la antipatía del personal
- I made myself very unpopular by turning off the TV — me hice odiar apagándoles la televisión
- to be unpopular with sb
- the product was unpopular with consumers — el producto no tuvo éxito / no fue muy bien recibido entre los consumidores
- he is unpopular with everybody — le cae muy mal a todo el mundo
- Rates were paid only by householders, and became increasingly unpopular at a time of inflation.
- But the scheme and the Iraq war remain very unpopular.
- Megawati's economic policies have also made her highly unpopular.
- Yet the move is deeply unpopular in some quarters.
- But the decision has proved hugely unpopular with fans.
- Why are we allowing our soldiers to risk their lives in the most unpopular war in Australian history?
- But don't forget that Korea was one of the most unpopular wars.
- He introduced a series of unpopular economic austerity measures to cope with the country's increasing debt burden.
- Megawati should have the guts to make unpopular policies that will benefit the majority.
- She was unpopular at times, but continued to strive for high standards.
- A company that has auditors poring over its accounts is unpopular at any time.
- She was 28 and unpopular from the start.
- Regionally, US policy towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has made it extremely unpopular.
- Labour officials point to polls showing that negative campaigning is increasingly unpopular with voters.
- Pressing ahead with another referendum would be deeply unpopular with the electorate.
- Iraq is deeply unpopular with the French electorate as a whole.
- Elizabeth Littlewood said: " Locally, this is a very unpopular decision.
- Last year's hike of seven per cent and the previous year's 16 per cent increase proved highly unpopular.
- As it was, the government remained unpopular among large sections of the population.
- If our government pursues an unpopular policy, it has to explain itself to the electorate.
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