In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1these children are unteachable — es imposible enseñarles nada a estos niños
- they complained the syllabus was unteachable — se quejaron de que era un programa imposible de enseñar
- They branded him ‘degraded, unteachable, unamiable, querulous, and unmanly.’
- Unlike him, however, he does not give up on teaching the unteachable.
- The whole form is like a precisely wrought handmade clock; it depends on timing, rhythm and that unteachable concept called chemistry.
- If a gold medal is had, it will be because of the dominance of Tim, the innate and unteachable understanding of the game by Carmelo, and because someone gets hot with their perimeter shooting.
- If a conductor's ultimate unteachable gift is the ability to galvanize an orchestra through body language, eye contact, and an arresting physical presence, this wired-up musician definitely has a major future.
- Alexander, a young Russian aristocrat, is taken out of school for being unteachable.
- ‘I remember when your father was just a boy,’ he said. ‘He was a little younger than you and was the laziest and most unteachable boy I ever had the opportunity to guide.’
- He has unteachable court savvy and shooting touch, and showed star-caliber poise in taking Syracuse University to the national title as a freshman.
- He is athletic, skilled, and so far, unteachable.
- In March he wrote in the Times Literary Supplement how deplorable it is that, though ‘thoroughly demolished in the real world, his views, or the ghosts of such views, still haunt an unteachable intelligentsia’.
- Cain then became jealous of Abel's worship and to make it worse, he was too proud, rebellious and unteachable even when God tried to reason with him to change his way of worship.
- At the same time, art as such, the carrier of spiritual value, was seen as unteachable, a feature of individual genius.
- The Yahoos, he believes, are the most unteachable brutes in the land.
- Is spiking the ball and getting out of bounds an unteachable skill?
- ‘There is, I think, in every one of us something mineral and unteachable,’ says an agent of the totalitarian state in a 1990 novel Lights Out in the Reptile House.
- She then carries this view into her interactions with her students, whom she regards as incorrigible and unteachable.
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