In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- How many French-Canadians or Frenchmen had I given my number out to?
- France is where the Frenchmen live, Denmark is where the Danes live.
- Later they were imitated as souvenirs for Frenchmen returning from West Africa.
- There are nine Frenchmen in the side, including six in the pack.
- Australians and Britons - if not Frenchmen and Spaniards - don't much like inferences they are credulous ponces marching to anyone else's drum.
- The Frenchmen were impressed by the colony and enjoyed a long, convivial break there from July to November 1802 between lonely months exploring the southern coast.
- Could it be that Frenchmen just do not inspire such thoughts?
- There are now dozens of South Americans, Spaniards and Frenchmen who are experts on this most testing surface in the game.
- They were criticising a Frenchman for being French, which is like moaning that a beach is too sandy.
- Some Frenchmen, such as LaFayette were impressed by the ideology of freedom, but that wasn't what caused King Louis XVI to send an army and navy to help us out.
- That is why I urge all Frenchmen, wherever they may be, to unite with me in action, in sacrifice and in hope.
- The film tells the story of Jean, a Frenchman who is captured by a Brazilian tribe and desperately tries to assimilate with them.
- It is something he possessed by birth through virtue of being a Frenchman and for other equally potent but less tangible reasons.
- Yang Hong, one participant and a businessman whose clients are mainly French, had attended numerous rave parties organized either by Frenchmen or by Chinese.
- From the moment Jallel checks into a men's hostel he is schooled in the art of hucksterism and survival by native Frenchmen.
- Even ordinary Frenchmen and women are getting in on the Fourth of July celebrations this year.
- Then you will be able to tell all those unlucky Frenchmen what they missed.
- It was captained by an Englishman named Tim Pickery, a mate called Corbett, five Frenchmen, 12 Englishmen and about 20 wild Irish kerns said to be men without mercy.
- How many Frenchmen does it take to defend Paris?
- Far from blending in as an ordinary Frenchman among Frenchmen, he himself, a black Martiniquan, was always visible and distinct.
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