In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The last day we bought some more things to take back home and were again heavily loaded with luggage.
- Jake, the limo driver, loaded their luggage in the trunk then got into the drivers seat.
- The potential weapons were carried in clothing or stuffed into luggage.
- One of the women was seen carrying luggage and climbing into a car with two men.
- There was a warm breeze and she found all her luggage packed and ready to go.
- When it comes to carrying luggage, pack all your bags, no matter how much space they occupy.
- My cousin went to open the trunk of the car and I helped the suitcase man wrap the luggage in a large plastic bag.
- Posting it would cost half as much again as its purchase price, so she casually slings it in her luggage.
- So you have the choice: five people and luggage, or seven of you travelling luggage-free.
- Strewn on the tarmac in front of the airplane is luggage and cargo from the plane.
- The bag was discovered among luggage from the commuter trains lost after the attacks.
- The young woman's luggage was packed in apparent readiness to travel to California.
- She made her way uncomfortably past the piles of luggage to grab her own bags.
- His luggage, on every journey, is filled with tokens of the land, and people he had visited.
- Hoops have also been added to luggage racks to prevent luggage being thrown around.
- After the breakfast we went outside where the carriage was waiting with my luggage on the back.
- Shane said he thought that it would be safer to hang onto the tape of the demo tracks rather than leave it in his luggage.
- He wanted a car small enough to thread through city streets, yet big enough to take three people and their luggage.
- We explain that we are a large group, with many people, and much luggage.
- That's why in all my travels my luggage has ever been stolen, nor has anything ever been stolen from it.
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