In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Physicians are often perplexed about how to interpret abnormal results within the panels.
- I sat up and looked at him oddly, almost as though the question perplexed me more than anything else.
- No, what is perplexing me more is the discrepancy between giving and asking.
- Having lived for years in a neighbourhood which has been ignored, local people are naturally perplexed and jealous.
- We are all anxious and eager to find answers to questions that intrigue and perplex us; this is natural.
- It perplexes me that smart people so often say things like this.
- The passenger is not reassured; he is perplexed.
- The Aztecs exhibition will stun and perplex many people who see it.
- I was perplexed when my results were quite different from those reported in the article.
- We are perplexed, but we don't give up and quit.
- He was perplexed by her question and it more than a little baffled him.
- I know this is most unusual but it is something that perplexes me.
- Be that as it may, the tower's mystery and appeal remain undiminished, perplexing visitors and experts alike.
- Questions such as those can perplex many workers.
- Human nature perplexes me and it's just one of those odd little quirky things that has grabbed my attention.
- The idea of making unnecessary sacrifices at the expense of your looks and leisure time genuinely perplexes people.
- His apparent willingness to gamble on growth is perplexing friends and delighting some of his foes.
- The children were perplexed by her unexpected good humor, but they admired her good-natured bravery in the face of personal tragedy.
- The 67-year-old director seems perplexed by the question.
- He is genuinely perplexed that people don't think he has done enough.
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