In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He proceeded to lift the umbrella out of the hole in the table and walk away with it, leaving us exposed neath a sky of malevolent aspect.
- Though they had no true slaves of their own they paid an overseer off the Bend to take Abel out neath a tree overlooking the river.
- All alone neath the moon, you'll surely be home soon - when a man out of nowhere thumbs you a ride.
- It is a ‘camp fire when the wood has fallen low and the ashes start to whiten neath the embers' crimson glow.’
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