In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She entered a rarefied company of pseudo-celebrities known chiefly for their sexual escapades.
- The news of their escapades was eagerly listened to in Ireland.
- I'll smile quietly to myself at his funeral today when I recall some of our dafter escapades.
- It might well be that the only way of preventing British involvement in future escapades is for Parliament to act with more rigour.
- The flashbacks to the uncles' escapades in Africa ought to have been the saving grace of a rather uninteresting slow plot.
- The story is a simple one of the machinations of a rich society girl and her various romantic escapades on the eve of her wedding to a dullard.
- Although we find a seat in another bar shortly afterwards, last night's escapades are catching up with me and we make our excuses after midnight.
- Her escapades and experiences show just how like animals we humans really are.
- It is often hard for children to believe their uncles and aunts and grandparents were young and in love and involved in exciting escapades.
- He is no stranger to weird and wonderful escapades.
- These days the site rarely focuses on sexual escapades, but it still gets about 20,000 hits a day.
- It is only recently that the Indian media started highlighting such escapades.
- In fact, he sometimes smiles mischievously when remembering escapades from his wild years.
- I ask Andy to talk me through some of his infamous escapades.
- The more I learn about Jordan's past escapades, the less sympathy I have for him.
- Red-haired Matthew is well known in the area for his escapades.
- She has already hit the headlines for her escapades scaling some of the country's toughest peaks.
- Surely, days of giggling about drunken escapades were long gone, too?
- What with my escapades in Clapton the other day I'm suddenly seeing a lot of London.
- One of their latest escapades involved riding camels and sleeping out under the stars, without tents, in the desert in Niger at the end of last year.
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