In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Militarplaca de identificación femenino
- She was wearing a pair of army print cargoes, a plain army green tank, and a bracelet with a tiny pair of dog tags attached, just to keep with the theme.
- He is a Special Forces veteran, and with his chiseled GI-Joe face, dangling dog tags and cut physique he looks every bit the part.
- My hand drifts to my neck where the dog tag hangs, stating my name and rank as an officer and soldier of war.
- In the interim, current ID cards and dog tags will be retained with Service Numbers.
- One resident displayed what appeared to be dog tags taken from one body.
- I think there are practical things - that's why we have dog tags - that you need to take precautions, that any time you commit American forces, there may be casualties.
- I didn't know that they had found his dog tags, so it was very, very moving for me to get them, let me assure you.
- The team loaded two wounded soldiers on to the helicopter and then the body of the driver, removing his dog tags before sealing the bag.
- He pulled his Army dog tags off, the ones he wore when he was in the Gulf, and placed them around my neck.
- Also, if in a deployed location, shouldn't one dog tag be around the neck and one on the boot?
- They give him a uniform, boots, socks, and a dog tag with his name on it.
- An American businessman who had visited the regional military museum here in Dandong reported that he had seen a metal identification tag or dog tag.
- He explained how he wears a set of dog tags on his boots - as recommended by Doc, the drill sergeant in Hamburger Hill - so that his corpse could be identified if decapitated.
- My cousin's a navy SEAL, and I can prove that I'm a marine, just look at my dog tags.
- Some of the pilot's personal effects were also found including dog tags with his name.
- He came to the Portland protest wearing his dead brother's combat boots and dog tags.
- ‘People threw their medals or berets or release papers or dog tags or ribbons over the fence into a pile,’ he remembered.
- The government recently contracted with four private companies to reinvent the dog tag, which has changed little since the armed forces made wearing them mandatory in 1913.
- He reached down into his collar, and pulled out his dog tags.
- They have developed an identity medal that is fashioned after a military dog tag.
2(for dog)placa femenino
- It read ‘Stewart, 1974’ and I suspect it must have been one of the dog tags for the huskies.
- I got Sophie a dog collar and Charlie got her a dog tag.
- This can be anything from a piece of paper with your telephone number, or a luggage tag bought to any one of the wide variety of dog tags available at your local pet shop;
- On page 26 of the August issue, we incorrectly listed the name of the company that makes wireless dog tags.
- The dog might just possibly have had a collar on and there was something on it that occasionally glinted in the sun that just might have been a dog tag.
- Each copy also has a dog tag and doggie-snack (hence the name of the book) attached to the cover, to lure your lost pet home.
- You should have an engraved metal dog tag on a metal chain which lists your full name and date of birth.
- I heard barking and the jingling of dog tags before my golden retriever, affectionately named Sparky, bounded down the hall and jumped up to greet me.
- I was by the back fence when I caught something reflecting, maybe her eye or her dog tag.
- Metal dog tags really only give you space for a name and number.
- There was a glint of silver in her collar; a dog tag.
- Use the dog appliqué patterns and follow the General Appliqué Instructions to prepare the head, hair, muzzle, nose, collar and dog tag from the appropriate fabrics.
- But last month, Beryl received a phone call from a woman in Southport who said she had found Toby: he was still wearing his dog tag and collar.
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