In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1impropio de un militarimpropio de un soldado
- This was so effective that the soldier was unable to maintain a unsoldierly appearance even when out of uniform.
- Acceptance means that hereditary power will soon pass to his ineffectual, unsoldierly son, Richard.
- Some leaders consider it unsoldierly to have a strategic focus.
- They've made snarky jabs about the administration using our soldiers as ' social workers, ' doing all sorts of unmanly, unsoldierly duties.
- I was drafted in the fall of 1953… a most unsoldierly soldier, but a lucky one.
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