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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- For some reason I find it very difficult to meet potential boyfriends or dates.
- We can keep an eye on her apartment and squeeze information from previous boyfriends.
- Have you read what some of your former boyfriends have said about you in a tabloid this past week?
- In some cases, their husbands or boyfriends have even paid the £200 cost of them taking part.
- Too many of my best friends have been boyfriends, and when the relationship ends, so does that.
- We don't want to talk about face creams and washing routines with our boyfriends or friend's boyfriends.
- Granted, some of the questionees were women, but they all voted for their boyfriends, so they don't count.
- On her date, her boyfriend took her to see the film Gladiator which she detested.
- Why do male friends and boyfriends from the past always get in touch when their lives are falling apart?
- My German boyfriend has just moved in with me and our relationship has started to fall apart.
- They talk about how sweet their boyfriends are and how much fun they had on dates.
- And anyhow I am only 19 and I have my whole life ahead of me to have a whole hoard of other boyfriends.
- For a start some girls have a tendency to act a little differently because of boyfriends.
- Julie has been missing before but is generally found in the company of her boyfriend.
- She tells me she has a boyfriend who does mathematical modelling for a financial company.
- Many have so far refused to give evidence against the men whom they regard as their boyfriends.
- We both had boyfriends, and we both wanted to spend time with them.
- A relationship is ended but is far from over when the boyfriend refuses to let go.
- His mum was a single mother who had a succession of boyfriends, none of whom were able to act as a father figure to him or his sister Denise.
- Today, we have stopped celebrating, leaving it to the boyfriends to do the job!
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