In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The fun began in the South of France when I was a tour courier.
- Though whites were concerned about her masculine appearance, she worked as a guide, courier, warrior and peacemaker for the next 25 years.
- Every coach will have a courier and it will be the best-managed coach operation ever.
2Britanico(messenger)mensajero masculinomensajera femeninocorreo femeninorutero masculinorutera femeninobefore noun courier service — servicio de mensajero masculino
- They were spies, and couriers to their parents.
- ‘A courier is a very low ranking member of the Underground,’ she said.
- By courier, winged messenger and hand-scroll, the spies among the renegades had informed Izates of their movements toward his walled capital.
- A colleague came over to the group of desks where I sit bearing a package in a courier company's bag.
- Every day, companies such as yours, entrust their data tapes to couriers or service providers.
- And because the courier service I used took 13 days instead of three.
- Its services are divided into several groups of which photo copying and a courier service are the most important.
- Regardless of the mushrooming courier services, post boxes in the city will still be important, she is certain.
- Arrive at the airport on time to meet a courier service representative.
- The package was delivered to the factory by a courier company on Wednesday.
- Each day a courier from Washington would bring to the New York office the latest current intelligence products for use by the President-elect and his staff.
- Sticking to our roadway analogy, long-haul trucking may be more sensitive to throughput, while a courier service may be more demanding on latency.
- Most of the world's major courier companies have integrated their air courier and cargo services with distribution, logistics and warehousing management services.
- When Gregory is shot down over France, Charlotte becomes an undercover courier whose desire to fight with the French Resistance is driven primarily by the hope of finding her new lover.
- Detectives believe he was on his way to a courier service company to ship several headphones to England.
- The court this week ruled that a courier company was liable for injuries its bicycle courier inflicted on a pedestrian, because the courier was an employee rather than an independent contractor.
- Until recently, delivery to the mainland was at times unreliable but a new courier service is in place and next day delivery is guaranteed.
- About two and a half years ago, I hired someone to be the operations manager of my courier company.
- It was during this period when many bouviers accepted their most dangerous task yet, serving as couriers for the Nazi resistance movement in Holland and other areas of northern Europe.
- You see, I've already organized a spy network there - I could use an extra courier.
- They forged documents, collected arms, and were couriers to the Warsaw underground.
- The courier service opened up the whole country to us.
- The bottles were transported by a courier company and was destined for Durban via Johannesburg.
- A fast and efficient service is the ‘thing’ in the courier business, said the company's sales manager.
- Additional stories tell how others put their lives on the line as spies, soldiers, and couriers.
- In other news, the stupid courier company delivered my travel documents and flight tickets at 6.20 am this morning.
- Often, because of this, outsourcing plays some role in this process such as having a courier service transport backup tapes to a secure vault.
- The only problem I've found is the courier service they use - who are fond of leaving packages on your doorstep when nobody is home.
- ‘The courier company still does the transport of the parcel, but we provide a value-added service to ensure that it gets at the right place at the right time’, he said.
- Kings and Emperors traditionally corresponded by messenger - their emissaries and couriers have always been subject to special protection.
- I was to be a mere link in a great chain of intelligence couriers.
- Most of what he acquired was microfilm brought out of Poland to the West by underground couriers.
- Women as perpetrators include nearly 200 women tried as spies, smugglers, couriers, and saboteurs conducting such activity as cutting telegraph wire.
- They served as clerks and couriers, telephone and telegraph operators, code and cipher analysts, and spies behind enemy lines in Europe.
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