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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- When Sonny did embark on a comeback he went to Europe and reeled off a series of wins against some non-threatening pugilists.
- Remember that if he wasn't playing football, Hall would be a professional pugilist and probably a bloody good one given that he can knock a player down, even when he didn't mean to throw the punch!
- We were nine USA Olympic Champion pugilists competing in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games.
- The pint-sized pugilist carved a niche in the local professional fight game, a victory which catapulted him into the record books.
- While not the gritty young pugilists often associated with old-school boxing gyms such as Gleason's, the men exemplify the type of boxer who has become a mainstay of New York's traditional fight halls.
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