In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are cans of coke on the floor and a road map crumpled up in the glove compartment which won't close all the way.
- It had a siren stored in the glove compartment that was hooked up to the car's cigarette lighter.
- Designed to be kept in the glove compartment, the accident pack contains essential items for a driver involved in an accident.
- The only person there was a valet but he instructed us that the manual would be in the glove compartment.
- I reached into the glove compartment and put on the driving gloves I found in it.
- The glasses I used for night driving stayed in the glove compartment, unused, unnecessary.
- Dorian looked freaked out, so I pulled over and got a tissue from the glove compartment.
- There are small door pockets and a glove compartment, plus a couple of cup holders.
- He closed the book and turned to place it into the glove compartment under the dashboard.
- Popping open the glove compartment, she pulled out a pack of gum, and popped a piece into her mouth.
- She went back to the kid's SUV, and found some matches in the glove compartment.
- My mom cheered as she reached into the glove compartment to click on a garage door opener inside it.
- I suggest storing a bottle in the glove compartment of your car, at your office desk, or in your gym bag.
- Jessica glanced over to Jason and then at the glove compartment where one of the guns was stored.
- With a heavy sigh, he popped the glove compartment and pulled out a pocket flashlight.
- It is advisable to keep a novel in the glove compartment of the car on a rainy day because the traffic comes to a grinding halt on the main roads.
- She sighed, ran a hand through her hair and reached across me to the glove compartment where she took out a packet of cigarettes while I gaped.
- I fumbled in the glove compartment, hoping the registration and insurance card would be there.
- I nearly ran a red light when he opened the glove compartment, spilling the contents all across the floor.
- I put a bottle of Scotch in his glove compartment for an emergency.
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