In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(plan/solution) impracticable(solution/plan) no viable(mine) inexplotable
- If this decision stands, your Honours, the whole scheme is unworkable.
- Part 3 introduces a scheme that is unworkable and unprincipled.
- This current system is unworkable, impractical and damaging to the physical and economic health of our once lovely Auld Grey Town.
- A theory that represents working practices as unworkable is a bad theory.
- Tell me, do you feel that there's a risk that her next addition to the canon may make impossible or unworkable some of the things you've come to need in your extension?
- The scheme is expensive, confused, unworkable and unrealistic.
- He said that it was more in farmers' interests than anyone else to have traceability but there was no point in trying to achieve that with a scheme that was unworkable.
- Critics say such a scheme is unworkable but already one example is working - or at least soon will be.
- He said their proposals were too widely drawn, impractical and unworkable.
- The former Chief Inspector of Schools in Scotland has claimed his plans are unrealistic and unworkable.
- The film producer behind Chariots of Fire said the scheme was unworkable.
- It also doesn't help when companies come up with complex and unworkable investment schemes that people don't understand.
- It is in nobody's interest that an unworkable scheme is introduced.
- Not only would it be impractical and unworkable, I doubt whether anyone could seriously believe it.
- Workers previously rejected the firm's plans to reduce staffing levels on a voluntary basis as impractical and unworkable.
- As the costs rise and the race hate builds and the unworkable, self-defeating new scheme unravels, Labor will be mute.
- The bill was not just excessive but also expensive, not just illiberal but impractical, not just unnecessary but unworkable.
- The New Zealand Aquaculture Council believes that the provision is unrealistic and unworkable.
- One of my greatest strengths has always been the ability to make the apparently impossibly unworkable work.
- She is not one to be put off simply by senior police officers saying policy is unworkable and impractical.
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