In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Then when we got there a swarm of locust like marketeers engulfed our hapless family.
- She refuses, saying she needs to stay with her rather hapless boyfriend.
- The hapless Sailor briefly stopped the onslaught when he scored three minutes later, but to no avail.
- It is not merely hapless tourists that are suffering in this unstable climate.
- A few will have headliner status thrust upon them, as has happened with the hapless Aaron Barschak.
- Such marriages do not last longer than a year and then the hapless girls return with a child.
- Remember what Antoine de Boursin did to the hapless employees at Bunsen Burners International?
- How much compensation was offered to the poor hapless farmers is not a state secret.
- Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star as two hapless criminals who embark on a land rush on the western frontier.
- This is the kind of inspired initiative that might have saved hapless Henry but what flag would he have proposed we wave?
- For the professor, taking care of these hapless children has remained a life long passion.
- After all, failure to do so could leave them as hapless bystanders in a game of musical chairs which may be nearing its climax.
- Some went as far as singing besura love songs outside the hapless girl's house.
- Jeffrey is pretty hapless, and a very funny spoof of an irritating circuit queen.
- It's unfair to blame the hapless candidate, of course, for her party's shortcomings.
- The hapless travellers have to part with at least two to three rupees more for want of change.
- He would then regale his hapless customers with stories of his own daring deeds.
- To be fair to the hapless reporter, I think he was rather embarrassed about this assignment.
- Speer is no hapless victim caught in sadistic forces beyond his control.
- What about his grotesque decision to psychoanalyse his own daughter, the hapless Anna?
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