In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(clothing) poco apropiado(clothing) poco adecuado(candidate) poco idóneoplease inform us if this time is unsuitable — le rogamos nos indique si dicha hora le resulta inconveniente
- she made a most unsuitable marriage — se casó muy mal
- the weather is unsuitable for sailing — el tiempo no es indicado para salir a navegar
- your dress is unsuitable for a wedding — tu vestido no es apropiado para ir a una boda
- she's unsuitable for the post — no es la persona indicada / idónea para el cargo
- this medicine is unsuitable for children — esta medicina está contraindicada para niños
- she is unsuitable for the rôle — no sirve para el papel
- this program is unsuitable for those of a nervous disposition — este programa no es apropiado / es inconveniente para personas impresionables
- Tonight I ought to go out as a British country gentleman and find companions wholly unsuitable to my station.
- Some other fields are of made up ground and unsuitable for building on.
- Some have left in their wake a trail of disconsolate and usually highly unsuitable young men.
- BNP opponents insist the party's policies mean they are unsuitable to take a key role in school life.
- I can think of far worse ways to die but they're unsuitable for mention.
- The RSC advises that the production is unsuitable for children under the age of 14.
- Some roads are completely unsuitable for lorries in the Moors and Dales.
- Also, some of the land may be unsuitable because of low forestry yield potential.
- One in eight viewers thought soap operas were now unsuitable for children.
- He said no-one would be forced to approve development on unsuitable areas.
- Many shops are willing to exchange goods if they are unsuitable.
- In May last year the plans were turned down as being unsuitable for an historic building.
- Anyone who fails to appoint a legal guardian runs the risk of unsuitable people applying for the position.
- This is why people who appear to be completely unsuitable for one another can live long happy lives together.
- For example, a Likert scale is entirely unsuitable for asking factual questions about behaviour.
- He said all library terminals were available to children and needed protection from unsuitable sites.
- Warning stickers were placed on the bins that had incorrect or unsuitable material in them.
- If they could not find a job after the two years of supply work then they were deemed unsuitable for the profession and had to leave.
- Tours are organised by the Friends of Old Palace who regret that the building is unsuitable for wheelchairs.
- They are also concerned that many are housed in old and unsuitable buildings.
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