In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Every year police are called out to reports of children smashing windows, climbing on roofs or congregating on school sites.
- Troublemakers have been congregating in Gilbert's Alley and causing problems at the town council meeting rooms.
- Youths have been congregating in these areas of South Woodham following the dispersal order that covers the town centre.
- A crowd congregated to pay tribute to his many his sacrifices to the Kingdom.
- Their trial had the people of south Wales holding their breath, with a 5,000 strong crowd congregating outside the court on the first day.
- There was a mass of people congregating around the fountain, all dressed in smart suits or dazzling gowns.
- Members of the public said they had been scared and felt intimidated because of the large numbers of youths congregating near their homes.
- He is also banned from congregating with certain individuals.
- Walking down the street on the Saturday, he noticed a large group of people congregating outside a hotel.
- The very fact that they are congregating in a manner which the police suspect may cause fear and nuisance to the general public is enough.
- He said the rank at the moment has to deal with too many taxis and has become a hot-spot for trouble because of crowds congregating there at night.
- As she neared the Village Square, she saw a crowd of people congregated there.
- The initiative was a result of on-going problems in the town's car parks, where homeless people have been congregating in stairwells and upper levels.
- After lunch at my family's home, we had a hard time leaving because a mass of people had congregated outside.
- The crowd had congregated in the street during the evening and had been drinking outside due to the warm weather.
- The frost melted every end-of-term however, as the whole school congregated in the assembly hall to watch a film.
- But local police officers say removing the benches would stop troublemakers from congregating there.
- There are fears that policing the ban will be difficult and it could lead to groups of people congregating in the street to have a cigarette.
- Residents want police to use their new powers to stop the youths from congregating on the estate and causing criminal damage.
- Since the smoking ban has been introduced the sight of people congregating around the entrance to a licensed premises has become commonplace.
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