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 didn't want to argue so it was easier just to placate her until she went away.
- It placated my brother and me for hours, despite the chaos going on around us.
- Eventually, he is placated and leaves the scene.
- It adopts no postures of phoney charms to placate its visitors.
- In the meantime they can placate their opponents on the left and reward their supporters in the state sector.
- This doesn't placate anyone or calm things down or keep order.
- That is something that not only will placate the fans; it is a trait that delights their manager.
- She attempts to placate him by giving him something to eat, but he sets the food down behind him because it is too hot.
- Which are deserving and important welfare issues or just the easiest to pick on and likely to placate a few voters?
- Even though he and I didn't get along, I definitely did those things in order to placate the family.
- She said her colleague said she could not deal with him that day and was eventually able to placate him.
- Then out for a few drinks to appease that little drunken imp in my cranium, he was finally placated and I settled in for my first good sleep of 2005.
- It took a lot to placate him but finally I did and promised I would print a correction and apology.
- Take a saucer of milk to placate him and you might just escape unscathed.
- She eventually storms off into another part of the house and he follows in an attempt to placate her.
- People think that if they can placate the violent persons in their midst, then they won't get hurt.
- Such an answer cannot hope to placate the war's opponents, let alone satisfy the conspiracy theorists.
- Here's a picture from our visit to the Eden Project a couple of months ago to placate me for a little while.
- I managed to placate both physician and parent by saying I would transport her to hospital myself.
- This seemed to placate her, and I finally won my release with a promise to pay next time.
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