In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Aw golly gee, mister, what do you think?
- Aww come on, I just wanted to talk.
- Aw, it's not fair, Grenville's mum's letting him stay on.
- "Aw, mom, I don't need to know that," grimaces Jimmy.
- "Aw, please, Miss, take him back," the shopkeeper said.
- Aw, please look.
- Darren looked at his watch: "Aww Dad, it's only 10:00 p.m".
- Viv, pouted. "Aw! Please can we go!"
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