In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He is miffed at not being more of a focal point in the offense.
- I remember a story about some chap called Robin Hood who was slightly miffed about another chap called the Sheriff of Nottingham.
- Not that he is in the least bit miffed at the lack of recognition.
- You didn't even tell your editors who sounded a little miffed.
- Consultants like Mike Boyd are miffed the Obama administration isn't focused more on what's happening now in the airline industry.
- Defending their sale tactic yesterday, one staff member said customers had not been miffed by the sign.
- I could say that I wasn't even a little miffed, or even fazed.
- I think they were a bit miffed that I stayed at home - no tea breaks every half an hour or bunking off early.
- For example, female stand-up professionals were miffed that they were neither recognized in the category breakdowns, nor in the nominations.
- Imagine how miffed I am at the pique of Joe.
- Sporting blue overalls, the creature stared blankly ahead, looking a little miffed.
- I think they are miffed at us championing Turkey for EU membership.
- Indeed, Paterson has been miffed at the astonishment over the defeat of Celtic.
- I did become miffed by the breakdown of the talks last summer.
- Chelsey, apparently still miffed that he didn't return her affection, was among the few girls who didn't do anything for Brandon.
- He was particularly miffed by the fact that Sudan had been voted onto the Committee.
- I think he was a bit miffed by it all.
- A magazine about Albertans for Albertans had some local Albertans miffed.
- I am also more than a little miffed that the memorial was erected at all.
- Some of you are getting miffed that I never answer.
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