In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cama/silla) uncomfortable¿no estás incómodo en ese sillón? — aren't you uncomfortable in that armchair?
2(molesto, violento)uncomfortableme siento incómoda con esta ropa — I don't feel right in these clothes
- se siente muy incómodo en las fiestas — he feels very awkward / ill at ease / uncomfortable at parties
- sería muy incómodo para mí tener que decírselo — it would be very awkward / embarrassing for me to have to tell him
- estar incómodo con algn — to be annoyed with sb
3(inconveniente)inconvenientes muy incómodo vivir tan lejos del centro — it's very inconvenient / it's a nuisance living so far from the center
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