In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(decision/action) poco prudente(action/decision) poco sensato(action/decision) desaconsejableanyone unwise enough to try will be punished — se castigará al insensato que lo intente
- it would be unwise (of you) to sign the contract — sería imprudente que firmara el contrato
- Having said that, it would be an unwise team that chose to take liberties with this feisty Currie team.
- For decades you have managed to stay out of politics; don't follow the unwise example of your son, who has not.
- Although the current climate may not be inspiring, it would be unwise to write off the potential of share incentives.
- It would be a very unwise person who assumed that a particular drug substance was compatible with any excipient.
- He said it would be highly unwise to consider withdrawing the very measure that had proved so vital in the past.
- They would be unwise if they did not, as more than one has admitted.
- It was not a mistake or a poor judgment - nor was it an unwise investment decision.
- I often thought suffering is due to unwise management and control of the self.
- Anybody who had anything of value in his room was very unwise to walk out of his room without locking the door behind him.
- My thoughts were that this might be a bit unwise when he had not had any sleep for several nights.
- In most cases, it would be unwise to depend upon politicians when it came to bringing harmony into life.
- You would be most unwise, in local government, to assess a person as having needs that you knew you could not possibly pay for.
- It's always unwise to try and guess what Diana might or might not have thought or said.
- It was not love that he held for me, only obsession and I was unwise to not have notice this and blindly believe him.
- We believe it is unwise and unnecessary to destroy the program in order to save it.
- We also noted that we would be unwise to conclude from these events that Casanova was exceptionally talented or clever.
- I believe the firemen deserve a decent pay rise but they were unwise to ask for 40 per cent.
- The Government would be very unwise and foolish to attempt to get rid of her.
- With this strong lineup, missing this show would be an unwise choice for the alternative fan in all of us.
- He said it was not for the court to decide whether it was wise or unwise, but whether it was open to the Government to make.
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