In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The home grower is under less pressure and conditions are not normally as sterile.
- The importation of arts and crafts from Brazil will normally give rise to customs duty.
- I am waiting for the customary compliment that he normally reels off but I am kept waiting.
- Patients with this condition are normally able to cope as long as there is free access to water.
- Such a claim is normally based on the psychological condition of one or both spouses.
- One would normally expect prices to rise, in conditions of restricted supply such as these.
- My weekend routine normally involves singing two services at church every Sunday.
- When playing privately, this will normally be a question of agreeing house rules.
- They normally occur at fairly regular cycles, but there has not been one since 1968.
- These regulations will normally be applied at national level by a national intervention agency.
- We don't normally need air conditioning so we don't have any in our house!
- The development of cataracts is normally related to the natural process of ageing.
- Although uncomfortable and embarrassing, it is not normally a serious condition.
- With vulnerable customers we normally put generators in while the repairs are affected.
- It is quite common and normally corrects itself by the time the child has reached one year old.
- It seems the little people and common folk normally spend their money when they drive to London for the day.
- The normal rules governing the reception of evidence on appeals will normally apply.
- Mr Wilks believes a number of customers who would normally have parked up outside the pub simply drove on.
- Faculty rules mean that advocates are normally obliged to take legal aid cases.
- He said it was drink talking and he would not have behaved like that normally.
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