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 two very giant jumbo television screens here in New York City.
- And just how many calories are in that jumbo smoothie?
- This is not the time to use jumbo shrimp, small ones will be better here.
- Did I realise that jumbo rolls of gift-wrap are three-for-the-price-of-two?
- But the trend toward jumbo dogs doesn't quite explain why the Labrador retriever is far more popular than other big breeds.
- But did you try watching it after 2 jumbo margaritas?
- Although it is not necessary to soak porridge oats (regular or whole / jumbo oats), it makes for quicker cooking in the morning if you do.
- Extensions for the standard and jumbo boxes are available in several heights, including a 6-inch standard box for shallow installations.
- I also propose to reduce the basic customs duty on colour positive films in jumbo rolls and colour negative films in rolls of certain sizes from 15% to 5%.
- Last week, about 1,500 jumbo squid washed up dead on the shores of Orange County in California.
- The fee for jumbo passports containing 60 pages has gone up.
- Anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 people saw our show in the hall, and uncounted others witnessed it on jumbo video screens scattered around the Olympic Village.
- The single contaminated batch, consisting of 16 jumbo boxes of chicken weighing 54 kg each was destroyed by department officials.
- I ordered the grilled king prawn & jumbo scallop and the house signature crispy sausage pizza.
- But that's if anyone reads this huge jumbo paragraph.
- The seafood section is quite exhaustive and includes jumbo prawns.
- It's like a huge jumbo version and even acts the same, drawing moisture to the center of the pad.
- The main courses with accompaniments included grilled lobster, jumbo prawns, beef wellington, assorted kebabs and vegetable au gratin.
- A group of enterprising Sri Lankans are taking their recycling business to jumbo heights - by turning elephant dung into paper.
- They're the kind where one end is a plug and the other end is a socket, so they all become one jumbo string of lights.
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