In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The five-week scheme will also mean the closure of lay-bys on both sides of the dual-carriageway road at this point.
- He said he intended to press for a bus stop to be reinstated in a lay-by on the deceleration lane leading to the flyover, saying other lay-bys were used by buses elsewhere on the A64.
- Then the group set off up the narrow winding lane to the main road and the lay-by.
- We took the main road from Inverness that goes right along the Western side of the loch, stopping at all the lay-bys on the way down.
- The men suffered only minor injuries and because of the damage to the car and the accident happening late at night, they decided to sleep overnight in the vehicle, in a lay-by.
- Every lay-by on every road is always littered with garbage.
- One problem was that some councils had removed litter bins from trunk road lay-bys to encourage motorists to take their rubbish home with them and to save collection costs.
- Some are understood to have gone from lay-bys alongside major trunk roads such as the A64, while five others are set to be removed in the near future from streets in York.
- Work will also include the installation of new and bigger lay-bys, improvements to road drainage and the addition of a hard strip to both sides of the carriageway.
- The cameras can be at the side of the road, in lay-bys and on motorway bridges.
- You can relax just as easily in a lay-by the side of the road that is home to three-dozen cars, a toilet block and an ice cream van.
- The decision was taken despite fears raised by people living near the lay-by on the B4632 road to Broadway.
- There is a lay-by on each carriageway, but 70 mph roads have those as well without anyone complaining that they represent a safety threat.
- I drove it at speed with the roof off and waited for the howling to become so intolerable that I needed to rest in a lay-by for 20 minutes until the trembling stopped.
- They stop at the lay-bys and throw their rubbish out.
- We had pulled into a lay-by between an articulated lorry and a car.
- It then pulled up in a lay-by, where the occupants were seen trying to set light to the fuel tank before they fled.
- Whether cars are abandoned in residential streets or remote lay-bys they do not send out the message we want.
- About 7,000 motorists will be stopped on two separate days at undisclosed lay-bys, with police being used to tell drivers to pull over.
- The vehicle then pulled into the lay-by and parked up for several hours.
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