inconvenient

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inconvenient(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (inappropriate)
a. inconveniente
Would it be very inconvenient for you to move the appointment to another day?¿Le supondría un gran inconveniente pasar la cita a otro día?
b. poco conveniente
I think it is a very inconvenient time of the day to phone anybody.Me parece una hora del día muy poco conveniente para llamar a nadie por teléfono.
c. inoportuno (time or moment)
It was an inconvenient moment when you called, because I was in the middle of washing the dog.Llamaste en el momento inoportuno, porque estaba justo lavando al perro.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can you come in on Friday? - Friday's inconvenient for me. How about Monday?¿Puedes venir el viernes? - El viernes no me viene bien. ¿Qué tal el lunes?
I found the neighbor's party just the night before my exam to be very inconvenient.La fiesta que hizo mi vecino justo la noche antes de mi examen fue un verdadero incordio.
2. (not convenient)
a. incómodo
It is inconvenient to drive there every time we need to send a large package.Es incómodo tener que ir hasta allí en auto cada vez que tenemos que enviar un paquete.
b. poco práctico (design or location)
The new webpage design is, sadly, more inconvenient than the previous one.El nuevo diseño de la página web es, por desgracia, menos práctico que el anterior.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I like the house, but it is in a very inconvenient location.Me gusta la casa, pero está lejos de todo.
The room I was given in my college dorm was in an inconvenient location.El cuarto que me asignaron en el dormitorio universitario estaba mal situado.
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inconvenient
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (time, request)
a. inoportuno(a)
2. (place)
a. mal situado(a)
I'm afraid 4.30 would be inconvenient(me temo que) las cuatro y media no me viene bien or no es buena hora
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inconvenient [ˌɪnkənˈviːnɪənt]
adjective
[+time, appointment] inoportuno; [+location, design] poco práctico; incómodo
I'm sorry if I've come at an inconvenient time we didn't buy the house because of its inconvenient location
it's an inconvenient place to get to es un sitio mal comunicado; no es un sitio al que sea fácil llegar; how inconvenient! ¡qué trastorno!; ¡vaya trastorno!; to be inconvenient venir mal; (more formal) resultar inconveniente; to be inconvenient for sb venirle mal a algn; (more formal) resultarle inconveniente a algn
that time is very inconvenient for me it is inconvenient [to] have to wait
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