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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- The host was politically incorrect, chain-smoking, and fiercely monarchist.
- Marge's chain-smoking, DMV-working sister, Selma, feels the tick of her biological clock.
- I'm not in the market for any old artsy, chain-smoking, wonderful kisser, prince.
- Tom would be teasing Katie, and Dad chain-smoking and making jokes, while Mom piled the table with enough food to feed the Zuckermans twice over.
- He took us to a café by the sea where we drank Malibu while he chain-smoked and chatted about his life in Kotor and the tensions he experienced because of his Albanian nationality.
- The cigarette consumption is voracious - he chain-smokes throughout our interview and has previously smoked his way around the golf course.
- I led Laura to The Mermaid, where she trailed behind me, chain-smoking.
- We went during Paris fashion week and the place was full of martini drinking skinny models, chain-smoking and sipping Martinis.
- Also there was the fact that practically everyone in the bar was chain-smoking, and there was limited ventilation in the room.
- An archetypal loner who chain-smokes, drives when drunk and rarely has a fresh pint of milk in the fridge, he is dysfunction personified.
- Upstairs, reporters jammed into a tiny antechamber, the shaggy cameramen and newspaper photographers chain-smoking and the lady reporters chattering nervously.
- You chain-smoked cigarettes, throughout the night.
- She spends what seem like hours bathing, listening to Billie Holiday records, chain-smoking, and smiling to herself.
- Undernourished and chain-smoking, he looks 16.
- It's a bit of an odd casting choice considering that in the comics he's a ragged, chain-smoking, working class Brit with blonde hair.
- Most of the women were chain-smoking, and everyone was drinking.
- I spent my working hours chain-smoking cigarettes and looking through the packs of developed photographs before the customers returned for them.
- Once poker was a game played by chain-smoking, visor-wearing social oddities with rolls of cash and an obsession for cards which bordered on addiction.
- High-roller gamblers from Asia tend to chain-smoke, which has traditionally gone hand-in-hand with drinking and gambling.
- It now seems almost certain that the once fun-loving, chain-smoking, hard-drinking Royal socialite will bow out of public life.
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