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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- She is currently disporting herself in Ireland, you see.
- The stories featured mainly attractive young people with no perceptible acting talent or experience disporting themselves in the buff.
- They didn't actually attempt to ride these giants, and there were no surfers disporting themselves on top of them either.
- The writing in this collection resides and disports itself very intently within the field of language-presence and language-process.
- Fantasy is a genre that tends to make me twitchy, though in expert hands it can conjure up a bogus credibility: Surely we don't object to the gods disporting themselves in Greek drama.
- He stands on two legs, beats a big drum with a stick held in his trunk and disports himself with the grave grace one always admires in these imposing creatures.
- Here, apparently, royal ladies disported themselves under the watchful gaze of women sentries.
- I've always been impressed by the fact that my readers generally disport themselves in a courteous and civilized fashion.
- They disported themselves bumptiously, like they were aces.
- It was Ladies' Hour, and there were well-dressed women around me, some English and some Indian - overseeing their children as they disported in the pool.
- The light is from flashing video screens everywhere, forcing you to watch said insanity disporting itself live.
- The antelope-eyed couples disporting themselves with such abandon represent both a physical and a religious ideal.
- So that disporting myself right modestly continues even into this interview.
- Recently two whales were disporting themselves in the balmy early spring waters of Sydney Harbour.
- Mary and her husband Dave first sampled the joys of disporting themselves in the scud on the beaches of Ibiza and decided to attempt to replicate the liberating experience in Scotland.
- But she does a magnificent job of observing him as he disports himself in various clearings.
- Charlotte played along with the pack, relishing the sales potential of celebrity, disporting herself on a beach lounger for the benefit of long lenses.
- While father and daughter disport themselves, textile unrest grows.
- We wouldn't have been surprised to see them the next day disporting themselves on the golf course or the Tennis court with equal verve and dash.
- For self-help they started the Benevolent Association, and for distraction, played cards or disported in the gin mills, clubs, and theaters that then lined Ridge Road.
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