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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- I'm a bit fluey and blocked up this week but never the less glad to be here.
- Tired, fluey and run-down, I wanted to venture out to a restaurant about as much as I wanted to sit through my children's three-hour cartoon video.
- I've got a really unpleasant fluey cold, but had to go to work today.
- Though as I'm starting to feel a bit fluey, the urge to comfort snack will be strong.
- Elicia's had a fluey cough thing, and it means she's lost her voice.
- Sorry if this doesn't make sense - I'm fluey and delerious.
- When I woke I felt really fluey and very sick.
- Trying very hard to get over this fluey whatever-it-is before I have to leave for Sundance.
- Have been feeling slightly fluey for a few days so have not drunk coffee or alcohol and have brought large quantities of grapefruit juice with me.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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