In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The thing that caught my eye was her eye teeth, how large they were.
- Her eye teeth were longer and sharper than before.
- He smiled a dark smile showing a mouth full of pearl white teeth with a set of elongated eye teeth and canines and held out his hand.
- He drew his mouth back into a sneer, revealing his menacing canine eye teeth.
- Because of gaps where teeth were extracted to make space, when I was ten, my eye teeth are disproportionately long, and I think they're getting longer.
- I think the last of Frank's teeth are starting to come in - the eye teeth both up and down.
- What would the difference be between the left eye tooth and the right eye tooth?
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.