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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- A Nicaraguan flag was placed on top of the body bag and he would recite.
- However they imagined this end, I cannot help but seeing an image of a body bag being zipped up.
- At one point the health workers excavate a shallow grave with a body bag.
- At that moment two officers came down the narrow winding stairway carrying a body bag.
- They've been fighting a lot, and suddenly, the neighbour's wife is nowhere in sight, while the neighbour's husband is seen stuffing what appears to be a body bag into the back of his car after dark.
- He would show his young charges a body bag and tell them, ‘This is how you'll come back if you go out climbing where you're not supposed to.’
- Outside, I saw a body bag being carried by two policemen to an ambulance.
- It would be a body bag but plastics haven't been invented yet.
- He would hand the body bag over, and, if things went well, Deon would be out of the water about 80 minutes after Shaw's dive had started.
- The police team laid a white body bag along the water's edge and lifted Deon into it.
- In a shaded jungle clearing, John Otolany watched grimly as ghostlike men in white protective clothing lowered a small body bag into the ground and sprayed the grave with disinfectant.
- Right now I am just nothing more than a body bag with a name, address and some tangible characteristics added in.
- Soon, Ryan was strapped up in an orange body bag, flying down the slope headed for the emergency medical centre.
- He says if he needs a body bag, it's going to be when he dies from old age and he knew that anyway.
- I suspect, given the choice, an overwhelming majority of people would have gone for the money rather than the body bag.
- As soon as the corpse loomed ahead, he pulled out the body bag.
- In another example, the papers allege, a soldier unzipped a body bag and took snapshots of a detainee's frozen corpse inside.
- I pulled my camera out and clicked a couple shots of the scene and a shot of the body bag being loaded into the ambulance.
- She tried not to think that the body bag she had just seen carried away contained the lifeless corpse of someone that she had known.
- A former soldier, Ellwood used to supervise body exchanges in Bosnia, but he never thought he'd be opening up a body bag to identify his own brother.
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