In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cash) ganado con el sudor de la frente(rest) bien merecido
- There were sunny blue skies overhead as the hard-earned flag made its way up the school's flag pole.
- The manner in which he handled himself at Old Trafford when things were not going well won him some hard-earned respect.
- A half on the 18th green gave Garcia and Luke Donald a hard-earned point against Jim Furyk and Fred Funk.
- Outrageous fortune always makes for a good story, while hard-earned success seems less worthy of comment.
- Living on a budget, as most people have to, there's a constant trade off when planning what to spend hard-earned money on.
- However it was the ice cool Mick Devlin who potted the black and gave Dunnes a hard-earned victory.
- We were dropped off by the Hawk in a Land Rover, and the driver gave us the keys to the plane and sped back to the hangar for a hard-earned tea break.
- That's why we consider these amendments a poor investment of effort and the sportsmen's hard-earned dollars.
- They clinched promotion with a hard-earned win over Breaffy in Claremorris last Sunday.
- When a man thirsts, there is little that can stand between him and a cold, hard-earned glass of alcohol.
- The thread is dealing with a potential loss of hard-earned freedom disguised as healthcare reform.
- We need our hard-earned money to pay all the rest of our bills.
- Students paying hard-earned money for English language learning should expect no less.
- Shipton continued their dominance at the top of division two with a hard-earned three points at home to Hemingbrough.
- At its core, she says, the text tells the story of a woman who loses her hard-earned sense of control.
- Ballina responded, but were repelled by a resolute defence to hold out for a hard-earned victory.
- Choosing unique roles has become his priority since his success was hard-earned.
- There are enough problems farmers face to let their hard-earned produce end up at a dump-site.
- The hard-earned power by the government at the Centre has made it sit and consider giving free power to farmers.
- The result was a hard-earned draw, the same as when they sparred before, and it made their friendship even stronger.
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