In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It appeared I had an indestructible parasite, which didn't bother me too much as long as it stayed in my ankle.
- Their indestructible cars helped destroy the environment in which they lived.
- Your wish was to be remembered as vital and indestructible by your public and your family, and you will be.
- I always thought the U.S. was the most indestructible and powerful nation in the world.
- They were colored red, with heavy bindings and were made of indestructible plastic.
- And that lies in the simple fact that his very existence is a testament to the indestructible pluralism of our country.
- Above the sink was a yellowed cabinet made from some indestructible plastic.
- What they have let loose is an almost indestructible creature that threatens everyone aboard.
- If you feel betrayed by a spouse or family member, the row is contained by the existence of the almost indestructible bonds tying you to each other.
- We prefer to think of ourselves as healthy and indestructible, and we disown our ailments and frailties.
- When large-scale resistance movements remain grassroots they are thus indestructible.
- Asbestos fibres are indestructible - they are resistant to chemicals and heat.
- I still cling to my indestructible angler's hat, and it still resists time and wear to an incredible degree.
- It's what a watch should be: waterproof, nearly indestructible, accurate, and radically legible.
- That country had come to France's aid in the past and the resulting ties that had formed between both nations were indestructible.
- It is the same land, which stands firmer than any rock in the world, with its undying vigour, indestructible life.
- When I was younger I was indestructible, immortal, now it would appear that I am not.
- Even as many cringe and start at what must hurt, and hurt badly, some may dream that the average man is indestructible.
- This car might be rubbish, but it's also indestructible.
- Remember when you were an indestructible little kid and you knew that hitting the pavement wouldn't kill you?
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