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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- Charm is a curse that protects its possessors from the hard lessons of life.
- As the proud possessor of a relatively mild autoimmune disease, I sure hope this works.
- But the certainty of retaliation and mass destruction has kept nuclear weapons possessors from using them.
- Should you be the proud possessor of a ‘work bag’ or some other receptacle you could not do without feel free to join in.
- And, before I knew it, I was the proud possessor of a zillion raffle coupons!
- Someone, somewhere is the possessor of a very fertile imagination.
- I have concocted all kinds of ways in which I would be able to snatch this love away from its current possessor.
- With his Scottish bride in tow, the proud possessor of a chemistry degree from Glasgow University, the young Oriental had set his heart on founding Japan's first whisky distillery.
- I am the proud possessor of three fine specimens.
- While there he represented the Westmorland Schools XV and was the proud possessor of one of only three caps awarded by the school in 1925.
- He is the possessor of secrets, the man of self-discipline; he has a ‘knowingness’ of culture, politics, business.
- It's also traditional in such circumstances for the possessor of a wicked and/or warped comedy mind to express bafflement that said mind actually belongs to them.
- However, I was a proud possessor of a free rations medal.
- The copy is supposed to resemble the original (or the spirit of the original) in order to capture the real and to convey the essence of the subject depicted or of its possessor.
- No, I am not a citizen of this country, but I am a possessor of a visa which allows me to stay here and write for newspapers and various publications.
- At the time, there was a rule that students could not bring radios to school, and the officials had been enforcing the rule with great vigor, seizing radios and punishing their possessors.
- History shows that since the arrival of Africans on American shores, some black Americans have been free, self-employed, and possessors of considerable wealth.
- He is also the possessor of the loosest mouth in politics.
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