In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They then began to beat wild and arcane rhythms on their knives and fly swatters.
- A woman walks into the kitchen to find her husband stalking around with a fly swatter.
- Another tried-and-true method is the fly swatter.
- She ran past them waving the fly swatter in hot pursuit into the backyard.
- Suddenly, out of some unknown impulse, Orephis grabbed the nearest thing - a fly swatter - and brandished it threateningly.
- Katie stood up, smacking Stewart with a fly swatter.
- We may as well be standing by a beehive with a fly swatter; our purpose has become pointless.
- I dropped the fly swatter, which fell very near to my own head.
- While resting, they can be easily eliminated with a fly swatter.
- He muttered, ‘Someone else I want to squash with my fly swatter.’
- He charged with all the grace of an artist welding a fly swatter.
- He wished for a swatter, one of those red-handled, plastic fly swatters with the silly square-mesh paddles attached to the end.
- Mr. Hands pushes Mr. Bill to a cheaper place in another spot where he gets smacked by a fly swatter and a stowaway bed.
- I saw a few people jogging around the campsite with fly swatters around them.
- I thought I had a fly swatter in the cupboard, but I didn't.
- Each elephant then held the branch by its base and used it as a fly swatter, slapping at flies on its flanks.
- Arm yourselves with a fly swat and batten down the hatches for the war against germs.
- However, they did not use residential pesticides; they used a fly swatter.
- The ordinary fly swatter was originally made of horsehair, now of appropriately ubiquitous plastic.
- On the way back in I bumped into the beautiful Moni, who was swinging a paper bag like a fly swatter having indulged in a bit of retail therapy.
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