In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Deadpan humour abounds and the curmudgeonly Fin has a whole repertoire of exasperated sighs and steely stares as he attempts to bite the hand of friendship.
- In Surbiton, around by the station, rubbish abounds.
- Seeing that fewer than half the EU electorate picked these MEP characters, is it any wonder that apathy abounds?
- Storage space abounds inside with the new fascia boasting a central lidded storage box plus two glove boxes on the passenger side.
- It is easy to see why rumour abounds about the levels of discontent simmering within the company.
- Desperation abounds, especially among the young and those beyond the gilded circle of the Parisian elites.
- Scepticism abounds, yet even the police agree there's something out there.
- Doom abounds but the trawl for positives has to begin somewhere.
- Speculation abounds that the bank was secretly doing their part to help pay back those student loans.
- In some situations, the declines are so gentle that arguments abound as to whether a bear market really existed at all.
- Speculation abounds about Sony's intentions over the next 24 hours.
- Rumour abounds at present in the Caherconlish area that its out of date sewerage system is about to be upgraded with the provision of a new pump house.
- Realistic hope abounds but, in truth, it probably won't happen.
- Confusion also still abounds as to dates of public holidays.
- Optimism abounds but there are tough choices to be made.
- Evidence of the Chinese talent for cooking abounds, in the humblest homes as in the costliest restaurants.
- Speculation abounds as to how long Amir Khan can turn his back on the long line of promoters beating a path to his door and remain in the amateur ranks.
- At ten pm, the volume of local Greek dialect increases and friendly conversation abounds.
- Wherever you look, Ireland's wonderfully rich heritage abounds.
- Wood-panelling abounds and the atmosphere is suitably subdued.
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