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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- He's fleet but overuses the pivot move that crafty, slower kids employ to get to the final rounds of British Bulldog, so I caught on to his tricks.
- I was overusing my supply of quick and easy recipes to the point that my kids would groan when I told them we were having tacos one more time!
- I want to know what checks there are in place to make sure people are not abusing or overusing those phones.
- This sort of artistic dilettantism helps to prevent any single endeavor from becoming stagnant - one imagines the butcher who keeps all of his knives sharp by not overusing any single one.
- I disagree with the conclusion we're overusing the Reserves.
- This was our phrase for overusing the intellect to the detriment of being open to the spirit.
- Now they are proposing to change the goal posts because their customers are overusing the products.
- What are people really doing when they're overusing magic?
- Humanity is overusing the Earth's resources by 20 per cent and by current trends, would need two planet Earth's by 2050 to live sustainably.
- I wonder why she overuses the Smiley Face thing, but figure she is in prison and it probably makes her happy to see a smile, even if it is just a flat one drawn on paper.
- This indicates roughly how many pages you can print per month without overusing the device and reducing its useful life.
- Training is a process of overusing a tissue, causing it to break down, and then a rebuilding of the muscle as a reaction.
- Bill is a successful writer, who overuses the word ‘wonderful,’ and who tells stories in short phrases, as though he were a telegram.
- So I guess I'll just have to go on overusing my contact lenses.
- We know that some people do refrain from overusing nonrenewable resources, from forests and fish to less tangible resources such as clean air and physical space.
- Such a limit ‘defines how large a species population can become before it overuses the resources available in the ecosystem’.
- I didn't want to be one of those gushing fans that waxes poetic and overuses the words ‘cool’ and ‘awesome.’
- People are overusing the amount of water that the area can sustain.
- His fastball has little movement, and he overuses his slider.
- He overuses the words ‘brilliant,’ ‘overlapping,’ and ‘long cut,’ but doles out enough nuggets to keep it interesting.
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- We have tried to reinfuse words like freedom and rights with the power they once had, but they have become too degraded by overuse.
- And cellular carriers can insert fine print into their contracts to prevent network overuse.
- Strong private-property rights helped to avoid the tragedies of both overuse and underinvestment.
- It also can detect questionable overuse, underuse, or misuse of procedures.
- Their value has already been compromised by the development of resistance through overuse.
- His simple white shirt was full of holes from overuse.
- Morals give love of God content; in our time ‘love’ has been emptied of content through overuse and misuse.
- There's no problem of overuse or overgrazing or overfishing an idea.
- By the way, can I draw everyone's attention to my overuse of parentheses in the last paragraph?
- Sending e-mail with a carbon copy to the whole project team is temptingly easy, but beware of its overuse.
- The authors also question whether it is the best way to address overuse of the system.
- The million-dollar equipment is ragged, pushed to the edge from overuse.
- Certainly you are correct that overuse of antibiotics can breed resistant strains.
- Antibiotic overuse has been responsible for the development of bacteria that resist eradication.
- While such technological interventions can sometimes be lifesaving, their routine overuse often generates problems.
- For example, my personal offenses against prose include overuse of the phrases; however, for example, and actually.
- Intellectual works cannot be worn out by overuse, so the tragedy of the commons through overuse cannot occur in this field.
- Chronic overuse can result in irritability and psychosis.
- Other problems concern overuse and pollution of ground water and the loss of wetlands.
- Increased levels of activity or exercise may indicate a musculoskeletal injury caused by overuse.
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