In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A total of 14 authorities, including Leeds and Bradford, have applied for powers to shut off alleyways.
- We went through several alleyways this morning, and people would just creep out slowly.
- He was right next to us as we walked down the alleyways and through the crowded streets.
- He even volunteered to walk down the middle of the alleyway when a ball became stuck in the gutter.
- We should always be edgy when we walk down dark alleyways in the middle of the night and be scared of lorries on the motorway.
- Her heart pounded against her chest as she ran down the back streets and alleyways.
- Walking up the alleyway he took a key from his pocket and opened the door.
- The High Street has many alleyways that are worth exploring.
- They created a network of more or less typical city blocks, some with alleyways and private drives.
- But after a chase through snickets and alleyways, he again got away.
- The Lanes are a network of intriguing cobblestoned streets and alleyways filled with wee shops, galleries and eateries.
- An alleyway called Vyse Lane would be opened to the public again for the first time since the Second World War.
- From the length of the Royal Mile runs a spider's web of cobbled alleyways, ancient courtyards and wynds.
- Any child riding these in a public place including roads, pathways and alleyways is breaking the law.
- His bronze skin glistens in the sunlight while he walks along the alleyways.
- She walked all day, plodding down deserted alleyways and running across busy intersections.
- Carefully he picked her up in his arms and walked through the alleyways to get to his home.
- Mr Gibbs advises people to avoid poorly-lit alleyways and instead walk on main thoroughfares.
- Eventually the crumbling brick and wood houses of the alleyways gave way to the great space of the mosque, its massive dome towering above us.
- The children scamper, disappearing into dark alleyways and secret passages.
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