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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- Finally Christine relented and allowed Debbie to at least see if a kidney match was on - it was, but things were far from done and dusted.
- One man who might catch the eye when the rain relents to allow the game to start is Dwayne Smith.
- Her dad studied her for a minute before finally relenting.
- We explained to the guy how this was going to look, and he finally relented.
- She saw the look in Adonea's eye soften, and she finally relented.
- But despite the best efforts of his closest aides, it was not until two hours later that the Pope finally relented, the report said.
- The seller's emotion stays high, until the buyer finally relents.
- Finally relenting to the tempting rays of sun, I undressed and sat down on the towel that I had already spread out.
- He came back every day for a week, and I finally relented.
- One driver stubbornly resists letting his girlfriend into his cancer-stricken life but finally relents and lets her do the driving.
- The rain did not relent, and even seemed to be enhanced at times as its path became more horizontal.
- Finally, she relents, replacing it within her purse.
- As if finally relenting, the thing moved - first only slightly, before turning and walking along the outside of the fire light.
- Time often dilutes anger and passion and Hollywood began to relent in its attitude against Kazan.
- Finally relenting to Mrs Perez's request, she said, ‘Alright, I'll do it now.’
- When Rachel's friends drag her drinking on a holiday party sometime in her third year she finally relents and starts drinking.
- When the children cry for food, however, he finally relents.
- The atmospheric storm of wind and rain relented in time for the start but Cork ran into another of Waterford's making.
- Finally she relented and on March 14, 1998, she became party president.
- And in the name of a good cause, Ponder, who works at the paper's Colchester office, has finally relented.
- The mists did not relent to the light, they only fell around Nakita and the Neraks, and stayed upon them.
- Outside, the sky rumbled, and the falling rain did not relent.
- He finally relented to the truth with a foolish grin.
- Vivian just looked at her and Annalise finally relented.
- Finally, Cathena relents and leave Eric alone with her father.
- But qualifying did go ahead yesterday as the rain relented to a drizzle though the track was still soaked.
- Although the adverse weather had relented for the kick-off, earlier rain had left the Valerie Street pitch on the tacky side.
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