In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In February 1997 a small group of Scottish scientists were forever immortalized in genetic advancement history.
- If I were a scientist, I wouldn't at all mind being immortalized in this fashion.
- As a result, a huge percentage of the world's species have been immortalized in stamps.
- Switch it on, hit the hill, and presto, your walking distance and intensity are immortalized in the log.
- In 2002, something I wrote was immortalized in a way I had never previously imagined.
- The assassination of the French revolutionary Marat while in prison was immortalized in J.L. David's famous painting.
- That appearance of Halley's comet was immortalized in the Bayeux tapestry.
- Ducks have since been immortalized in various pleasing cartoon forms, although usually missing critical articles of clothing.
- But who among us is great enough to be immortalized in postage-stamp form?
- I have a Sigmund Freud action figure thanks to a jet-setting friend but did not know just how many famous figures have been immortalized in plastic until now.
- This second story later blended with a myth of the American as westward pioneer, which began to be immortalized in Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales in the 1820s.
- Dying before victory was achieved, he was immortalized in the ballads.
- Hey, she certainly can't regret being immortalized in the comics.
- Politics aside, it was a great sports victory under very adverse conditions and deserves to be immortalized in film.
- Now his image is immortalized in one artist's version of a field study.
- Cells have been immortalized in the laboratory, but no one knows if the process can be translated to animals.
- The friends' great escape to New York and their attempts to form a band were immortalized in the television series.
- His past had been immortalized in historical and mythical novels, and his battle against the unseen foe of the future was being recorded even now.
- They have been immortalized in books, mythologized on the silver screen, and featured in more than 80 documentaries.
- A bull that caused thousands of pounds of damage after seeking refuge in a Lancaster shop has been immortalized in sculpture.
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