In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Where will prosecutors and overzealous puritans draw the line?
- Nor is it a charge made possible by the Patriot Act, a simple overzealous attempt to keep America safe.
- He was ecstatic at the thought, but could never show it; he didn't want to scare her off with any overzealous behavior.
- This was just a bad move by some overzealous security guards.
- Some unionists especially at lower ranks are overzealous and keen to score points among members by wrongly advising the rank and file to go on strike.
- Now, it may turn out that this is not a case of overzealous prosecution.
- The overzealous weekend soldiers prevented many of the veterans from getting to the car park next to their meeting room.
- I feel it is very important to warn drivers there are overzealous private clamping companies operating on private roads in the area.
- If it were not for overzealous councillors, the country would not be worried about the eyesores that pass for townships.
- Advertisers had argued that to ban the advertisements would be overzealous political correctness.
- Are you driven into a frustrated frenzy because of the overzealous comb-over dad who just cut into the line you've been waiting in for half an hour?
- Shoppers are driven away by overzealous parking attendants, ever increasing charges for parking, no improvement in shopping facilities.
- The story creates the impression that this was a serious violation of privacy rights by overzealous government officials.
- Was it the first bright idea of some overzealous publicist?
- On the other hand, the anti-spyware could just be overzealous.
- Parents cheered as their boys chased down fly balls and hurled them home, where overzealous runners were tagged out.
- It's brilliant to see people reacting with this gentle, exasperated humour rather than resorting to hateful tirades and overzealous flag flying.
- The phrase ‘close to city centre’ is an elastic term which is being stretched to its limits by some overzealous selling agents.
- But some readings of Marx's materialism have been somewhat overzealous.
- Police cars, buses and disabled drivers have all been victims of overzealous parking wardens since the Parkwise scheme was introduced.
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