In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My friend's girlfriend saw my pentacle necklace dangling from my neck as it usually does.
- She wore a matching pearl necklace and had a dark complexion with bright brown eyes.
- Kilometres below a city sparkles like an intricate necklace at the throat of a continent.
- She then put a matching opal choker necklace around Zeya's throat.
- All the money and a beautiful diamond necklace are bequeathed to the servant.
- The necklace lay in its box on her vanity dresser, among her other jewelry.
- An emerald necklace hung loosely on his neck.
- I need some superhero powers, and a pretty chunky colourful beaded necklace might just do it.
- I blinked, scratching at the chain of my necklace resting against my collarbone.
- One Mexican family was setting up a booth filled with beaded necklaces and earrings.
- The leader walked over to him and pulled a bone necklace over his head and handed it to Ace.
- They had only one thing of value; their mother's old necklace.
- She took a deep breath and fiddled with the sapphire necklace hanging down below her collar bone.
- He closed his fist around the cross dangling from the necklace at her throat.
- She placed her favorite gold necklace around her neck.
- At her neck, she wore a sliver Y-shaped necklace studded in faux diamonds.
- Moriah fingered a jeweled necklace she was wearing, looking far away, remembering something.
- I have a silver necklace with a purple rose pendant, which is wonderful.
- Her task was to steal an expensive diamond necklace from the Queen.
- Selena blushed as she opened the present, and found it was a necklace with a crescent moon charm.
- Patrick has black spiky hair and wears a beaded necklace around his neck.
- His hand was frozen, suspended in mid-air, the necklace barely dangling off it.
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