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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- Her foolish, beautiful mother and brother Sefton try to treat the boy as a slave, but Susan and her playfellow learn to read together, and Susan becomes increasingly independent.
- They regarded him as a playfellow rather than a partner, and treated him with more fondness than respect’.
- She had looked upon him as her playfellow.
- When they came into the world, and for the first six or eight years of their existence, they were perhaps very much alike, and neither their parents nor playfellows could perceive any remarkable difference.
- I warn you, though, I had a young Greek last year as playfellow, very brawny and bronzed…
- The lady said the two children were playfellows, and she was sure you would not object.
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