In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Meanwhile, the government has buried electric and telephone cables and replaced old asphalt with paving stones.
- Students spend their time on the school building site learning skills like building walls and laying paving stones.
- Andre used square, unevenly shaped paving stones to create variations on closely grouped patterns forming a larger rectangle.
- The reflecting pool and an abstract poem etched in paving stones attract visitors to one of Cleveland's most beloved institutions.
- The waters rise and wash the paving stones on the banks.
- For moderate traffic area, loose fill can be used in combination with paving stones to create attractive walkways.
- Then he dropped it, and stared once more at the paving stones.
- The Bulgarian, alleged to have been hit with a brick or a paving stone, had serious head injuries and was admitted to hospital in a coma.
- The pavements are uneven and are a mishmash of different paving stones and Tarmac.
- But the road itself was not made of paving stones.
- And it's the cheeky things, like setting up their little stepping stones, with my paving stones, that upset you as well.
- The council told him the bays would then overlap the paving stones, which would crack under the weight.
- Police launched an extensive investigation into the killing, with officers removing 17 paving stones from the site for forensic tests.
- The only apparent difference was that this person took care not to disturb the grouting between the paving stones too much.
- He also says that women fought among the men and even children threw bricks and paving stones at the Turks once they were inside the city.
- A local children's playground was ‘smashed to pieces’ and the paving stones from the playground were then hurled at his officers.
- Max ran around a corner, tripped on an uneven paving stone and tumbled to the floor.
- For this renovation, concrete paving stones were chosen for their unique look and adaptability.
- Also, properly laid surfaces like paving stones or bricks will only need the occasional sweep or annual jet-wash to keep them looking good.
- There are precast paving stones in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and colors that are perfect for borders.
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