In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You'd think this ability would translate for me into a useful and marketable skill, but nope.
- And nope, literary writers never generate as much fun.
- You think they'd be over the moon at having a Brit actually winning a major international event, but nope.
- ‘No, nothing, nope, nobody here, nobody here,’ he said, shifting his paws again.
- You would think the dog would have leapt to the defense of his master - nope.
- Check the box again - nope, it's addressed to me, so that's OK.
- I called my boss from Oxford St. I said nope, can't do it.
- Although the stores have books on hand tonight, nope, they're not going to be available to the public until Saturday.
- Everything's plugged in okay, but nope, it's definitely not working.
- I mean, I remember my mom telling me, nope, you can't have that, you can have this.
- No tights, no jeans and a t-shirt, nope, just a thong.
- But nope, Beeby shrugged his shoulders and sent him off.
- His point is so completely and self-evidently stupid that I can't even be bothered to point out… nope, I can't be bothered.
- Heroism, courage, leadership, nope, won't find none of that here.
- I even patted down my pants pockets twice just in case but nope… no such luck.
- Nope, nope, nothing could be further from the truth.
- Not that we would have it with anything, nope, not even hot sauce.
- Yes, we all went and got makeovers and he was the only one that was like, nope, no one's touching my hair.
- I thought she meant president of the RSPB (who the interview was with) but nope.
- Once could be put down to the carelessness of the paperboy, but twice in one week - nope.
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