In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the British — los británicos
- Almost from the time of European contact it was disputed by the British and the French.
- Do you really think that the British would want to lose their national identity?
- We should send the President home with a message from the British to the American people.
- Over many years the Bengal army had fought faithfully for the British, but on their own terms.
- The courage of the Indian troops who fought with the British and the Gurkhas was never in doubt.
- The people who voted on Sunday were not the British, nor the Europeans, but the French.
- So in Kenya the British managed to contrive a land system similar to the clearances in Britain.
- It also fits the change in attitude of the Americans and the British towards armed conflict.
- We might also consider why so many Americans hate the British and all other Europeans.
- It followed an ultimatum from the British that the Irish agree to their terms or face the renewal of war.
- To the British and Americans, however, it was central to their conduct of the war.
- Even if he had taken Paris, the Americans and the British would have continued to fight.
- Almost twice that number are killed by the British and Americans after they invade Iraq.
- Here he witnessed at first hand the lack of comprehension between the British and French.
- We may also note that war itself has a particular significance for the British.
- For many of the British and American troops massing near Iraq, this is also the reality.
- Could we, the British, or indeed any nation, have behaved as badly as the Germans did?
- One strategy is to try and wean the British off their age-old preference for cod.
- At Arnhem, the British met much stiffer opposition than they had been lead to believe.
- Seemingly unable to influence events in Palestine, the British looked for a way out.
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