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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- Once upon a time mushrooms could be bought at the market, by weight, sifted into a large paper bag.
- He placed his backpack on the floor and opened up the paper bag.
- To ripen pears at home, place the fruit, stems up, in a brown paper bag and close the bag.
- To ripen a banana faster, it should be put in a brown paper bag with an apple or tomato overnight.
- He put the change in his pocket, carrying the brown paper bag full of groceries in both hands.
- Consumers are being asked to take their own re-usable or alternatively us a paper bag or no bag at all.
- You can go and get cod and chips to take away in a paper bag.
- I got bored at work this afternoon so I put a brown paper bag over my head.
- If the potatoes are new, place them in a paper bag with a lump of butter and salt, and put in a casserole half filled with water.
- I dumped the sandwich and drink into a paper bag and shoved the bag into my backpack.
- I happily fill our green bucket with glass and tins, and the paper bag is always full by collection day.
- I pull a hot chicken carcass from a paper bag and place it decoratively on a plate.
- The driver of the car came out of the bakery, talking on his mobile phone, and clutching a paper bag full of bun or sandwich.
- Buy them before you need them and ripen in the dark in a paper bag, or store them with a banana for a few days and they will be transformed.
- I gave him the cash and he handed it over to me, the small paper bag disguising the contents.
- Last week, one lady visiting her hospitalized cousin hid flowers in a paper bag to sneak them into the ward.
- She crumpled up the paper bag and threw it towards the garbage, making a perfect basket.
- Devin put the items in a paper bag, and then put the paper bag in a plastic bag.
- He had a confused look on his face, a brown paper bag in his lap and a half-eaten sandwich in his hand.
- With that, she stuffed a donut into a paper bag, grabbed her lunch bag and sped out of the house.
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