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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- When brushing your teeth or getting a drink of water from a drinking fountain, for instance, one hand should be placed upon the sink or upon the water fountain for support while the other hand is working.
- In San Francisco, the city sterilized public telephones and drinking fountains.
- They broke the wire fence to the play area along with the overflow pipe to the drinking fountain.
- There were no drinking fountains - kids had to bring bottled water.
- They all sat in the band room eating cold pizza and water from the drinking fountain.
- There are cyclists and pedestrians aplenty, dog walkers, drinking fountains, park benches and a canoe and paddle boat rental.
- In addition, it's likely that your water distribution network has common, non-treated uses for water such as drinking fountains strapped to trees, which drain to the ground, and vehicle wash areas.
- While there's nothing wrong with bottled water, tap water or water from drinking fountains is equally beneficial (as well as more cost efficient).
- After the first game, one of the young guys took a drink from the drinking fountain, stood by Mike's picture, and asked who the guy on the poster was.
- She walked around and found a restroom with drinking fountains by it, and drank a lot of water.
- Without it, water from a drinking fountain would simply shoot up from the spout without arcing into the fountain again.
- While he was bending over, to sip the cool water coming out of the drinking fountain, he heard Megan talking to Katie.
- Ahead, the brown-painted cinderblocks of a ranger station rose, inviting, a battered drinking fountain by the door.
- Painting the walls and installing drinking fountains would help.
- Swiping his forehead he strode to the drinking fountain and cupped some water into his hand before splashing his face to remove some of the sweat and cool off a bit.
- If you can't find a drinking fountain, carry a water bottle in a waist pack or shoulder strap.
- It also wants to renovate toilet blocks, restore a stone drinking fountain, install new seating and litter bins and put up information boards with historical and ecological information.
- Keith said he was forced to cup his hands to carry water from a drinking fountain for his brother.
- Two niches in the long wall house traditional drinking fountains - devices that should be reintroduced in other cities, particularly in hot climates.
- These passive monitors could be attached to public phones, drinking fountains, and in the S-bends of urinals.
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