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 act proposed a cooling-off period before strikes could take place.
- They have applied to have their names taken off the wedding register, and have been given a three-month cooling-off period to try and work things out before their revocation of vows becomes effective.
- A cooling-off period is good in a dispute like this, which is unclear, and one of the things I think we're seeing is how increasingly bitter it is getting.
- The union has opted for a cooling-off period of three weeks before making its next move.
- This was granted, one assumes, in return for agreeing to keep the proceedings confidential for a suitable cooling-off period.
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