In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Second, the American government should have shed light on the facts: how were such odious acts possible?
- In their country, in their family, they will be able to find a normal life, to leave the odious control to which they are subjected.
- Alas there is no reason why the most odious, contemptible people might not be able to make the sweetest, most wonderful creations.
- It's not about protecting people from themselves, as odious as even that is.
- I have to engage the passions of others by painting him as vicious or odious or depraved: hateful in general.
- One result of last night's odious affair is certain to be earlier kick-offs for future fixtures between Rangers and Aberdeen.
- It has unfailingly produced economic disaster, and in most cases, pretty odious political tyrannies.
- But then I remember that their agendas are sometimes odious and even dangerous.
- We have supported odious men in the name of containing our enemies.
- They're odious enough on their own without asking whom she woke up with.
- As tragic events unfolded in Europe, Luce ran his thriving magazine empire with an odious tilt.
- The painter Cavaradossi and his comrades struggle against the Roman police state run by the odious Baron Scarpia.
- Ireland's wildlife is too precious to be destroyed by those who are nothing less than odious countryside terrorists.
- Comparisons between San Gimignano and New York are not odious.
- Last Thursday, the odious Shepherd announced that the Newcastle job was one of the ‘top eight’ in the world.
- They stepped through the low front door and found that inside the house was as vile, odious and squalid as its owner.
- The only other notable performance might be Gordon Tanner's stellar turn as the thoroughly odious Bruce.
- This carping is an odious theme we hear constantly from Angela.
- It is precisely in such periods that the lies of the state assume an ever more blatant and odious character.
- At the same time, the odious extremism at the other end of the spectrum, in the shape of the BNP vote elsewhere, has also strengthened.
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