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1groseromaleducadoit would be churlish to refuse such a kind offer — sería una grosería no aceptar un ofrecimiento tan amable
- Kids today are rude, surly and churlish - but not ours any more.
- Once you turn 30, if you chase someone to repay the tenner you lent them, you look mean-spirited and churlish.
- The empirical basis of his work is sound and it would be churlish to complain of the absence of any overarching theory.
- It is a record only the most churlish, or those with almost impossibly high expectations, could deem anything less than laudable.
- It's a timeless display of good-time rock 'n' roll, and you'd have to be a churlish misery guts to claim otherwise.
- It seems churlish to criticise referees, but his second half performance had to be seen to be believed.
- But it seems rather churlish to criticise a president for lacking vision and then to ridicule him when he tries to be visionary.
- Back at Balbirnie, it seemed churlish to forego afternoon tea.
- If I have any churlish feelings at all about this new production, it is a sense of envy: it doesn't seem fair for them to be paid to have so much fun.
- Now that I've had time to think about it, I feel pretty churlish about my reaction to Gale's happy news.
- As soon as we are persuaded that we are lucky to be alive, the thought of complaining about quality of life becomes churlish, ungrateful.
- It would surely be churlish to deny that this was a start.
- Throughout his life Watson's conduct was unpleasant and churlish.
- It just seems churlish for a writer to refuse to have their music used on an advert.
- But it would be churlish to be too critical following a good day's work.
- I guess one should not be churlish about soft journalism; it does its bit to spread happiness and light.
- Being pampered, of course, is one of the main reasons why people book into luxury hotels, and it would be churlish to resent it.
- It seems churlish to quibble over the fact that there is no lamb.
- But it would be somewhat churlish to focus too directly on the failures of the season.
- The parents of these churlish, raffish youths should be held responsible.