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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- People worried about who would be notified as their next of kin in case of medical emergency are being urged to carry a new card to avoid confusion.
- He said next of kin would be notified before the man's identity was released.
- It was a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet my next of kin over sausage rolls and cheesy Wotsits, so naturally Lisa couldn't refuse.
- They say the government has no right to intervene, that her next of kin should make the decision.
- The spokeswoman said the force was in the process of notifying the gunman's next of kin.
- We need to establish who he is and inform his next of kin.
- When the officer asked the woman's name he found it didn't match the next of kin for the deceased.
- The British embassy in Manila said it could not confirm details until it had notified the next of kin.
- Her job included sending telegrams about casualties to next of kin.
- The other man, whose identity was withheld pending notification of next of kin, was wounded in the chest, arm and thigh.
- The driver's name was being withheld until police could notify next of kin.
- The important details could include types of illness, treatment being administered and details of next of kin.
- Visits have been restricted to next of kin to prevent the further spread of the highly contagious vomiting bug.
- The man is believed to be local, and police spent yesterday tracing his next of kin.
- The other issue would the one of whether, if someone has not opted out, their next of kin still had to be contacted before organs were taken.
- But Richard was only there on behalf of Karen's next of kin, back home in Pennsylvania and too distraught to travel.
- In the military, we have very strict rules on the notification of next of kin.
- Obviously, everyone would accept that my husband is my immediate next of kin, and I am his.
- For example, in the event of an emergency, you'd like your partner to be immediately recognised as your next of kin.
- It's all about pensions, next of kin, inheritance tax and parenting rights etc.
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