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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- Choose an area with linoleum or tiled floors in case of mishaps or accidents so the area is easily cleaned.
- It had been plagued with serious mechanical mishaps such as overheating and problems with cracks and leaks.
- Through a series of mishaps, including a divorce that my friend went through, the book disappeared.
- The mid-air drama was not the first mishap to afflict the passengers.
- Youngsters from a north west school have finally made it to the ski slopes of Vermont - after a catalogue of delays and mishaps.
- It is the cause of one third of all car accidents as well as countless other mishaps.
- It was more than just a severe mishap, more than just a typical fatal training accident.
- If anything, the mishaps added a touch of endearing charm to their blaring charisma.
- So the final dress rehearsal passed without any major mishaps.
- He is perennially dogged by comic mishaps and misfortunes, usually of his own making.
- This mishap is a reminder that accidents will continue to occur in war as in peace.
- One year my great grandfather was witnessing the event when a mishap took place.
- It is a good start to try to deal with the difficulties around medical mishaps.
- He asks Marco to make the sale and thus begins a whirlwind of scams, mishaps, betrayals and reversals.
- In the event of mishaps you may need to prove these were part of the original agreement.
- For the crew, however, new locations, the heat and minor mishaps are all part of a day's work.
- Ashford Hospital is able to treat minor injuries resulting from mishaps such as yours.
- The learning curve was steep, and there were occasional mishaps.
- Despite the cheers and applause, the officers had their share of mishaps.
- If you want a novel about romantic mishaps and minor disasters, Hornby's your man.
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