In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's a bit of a pathetic and off-the-point argument, when you set it against this fine speech from a woman whose views make outstandingly good sense.
- The sweet potato was outstandingly successful in New Zealand soil and became their most valuable crop in the pre-European period.
- Sometimes, the connection is outstandingly clear with beautiful high fidelity - much better than we can ever get on a regular phone.
- He trained himself to be an outstandingly good documentary photographer while working for the government during World War II.
- Some of the 13 bunkers are in outstandingly beautiful spots, particularly the one at Hawkshead.
- Well, it might be very early (and bound to be followed by outstandingly bad weather in September), but I saw my first new buds on a tree today.
- Yet she has shown at various Commonwealth Games that she has a fine temperament and might have acquitted herself outstandingly in Athens.
- That means it must be fast, outstandingly agile, and truly exciting to drive.
- Seychelles is an outstandingly beautiful and isolated archipelago in the Indian Ocean.
- At 14, Mary was ambitious, intelligent and outstandingly pretty.
- The football sessions, especially those for the juniors, had been outstandingly successful and the chairman thanked the team coaches and leaders.
- I came across fewer real turkeys than outstandingly good books, mainly because I tend not to dip into a novel unless I think I've got a good chance of liking it.
- He or she will be chosen during auditions next month to find an outstandingly talented boy or girl aged eight to 11 who can either sing or play a musical instrument.
- I think it's outstandingly unreasonable of him to think that he should live half the week in your friend's house without making some effort to contribute to her costs.
- I expect him to play exactly the same way as he has always played for England, which is outstandingly well.
- The key to the competition's popularity is most likely the outstandingly beautiful area in which it takes place.
- The piece is outstandingly light and simple in texture, but yet extremely difficult technically.
- But sometimes they must have been outstandingly well led.
- I remember this as being an outstandingly scary film when I was a young boy (the bit where the vamps sweep down on the police man at the start of the film scared me witless).
- I felt awkward but everybody was outstandingly welcoming.
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