In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A resumption of profitable use would not be possible until the civil war came to an end.
- A poll released last year by the Asahi Shimbun newspaper indicates that few Japanese in their 20s have even tasted whale; nearly 60 percent of those polled oppose any resumption of commercial whaling.
- For their part, these authorities are requesting the resumption of their colonial administrative functions and links with the state, particularly in order to receive salaries and official recognition of their power.
- The Philippine government said Friday it is about to sign a new aviation agreement paving the way for resumption of direct commercial flights between Manila and Taipei.
- In a disaster, the most common and trustworthy facility for business resumption is the utilization of remote copy (also referred to as remote data mirroring).
- The resumption of classes ended an eight-month hiatus while plunging the school into a legal battle.
- He was replaced as chancellor after Richard's resumption of authority in 1389, but again held the office from 1391 until he was translated to Canterbury in 1396.
- True to the principles of fine theatre, the Moriarty Tribunal has left its audience in keen anticipation ahead of its scheduled resumption on Thursday.
- She returned, first suing for the right to see her son and sometime after for resumption of custody.
- The resumption of the religious wars led to the siege of Larochelle in 1629 and to the death of 80 percent of the reformed residents.
- Coincident with Jefferson's resumption of public office, George Washington once again became a private citizen and had time to devote to his own fields.
- The return to peace saw a swift resumption of car production, which was then hit by the immediate post-war slump.
- There will be no resumption of the work of the committee until some time late in 2004 at the earliest.
- If possible, wait for rain and resumption of active weed growth before applying Lightning.
- The resumption of amicable commercial relations was also matched by cultural and artistic transactions.
- After the peace of Amiens and the subsequent resumption of war against Napoleon the Whigs formed a coalition with the group led by Lord Grenville, but their conservatism meant that Grey had to give up active support of reform.
- Flannery sees this sequence over and over again, from the original resumption of life after the asteroid, through various migrations after other cataclysmic changes, to the successive waves of humans.
- Sources close to the commission warned yesterday that any resumption of work on the sites had to be handled with the utmost sensitivity as it was imperative the hopes of bereaved families were not falsely raised.
- His resumption of his Tokyo lifestyle in America is a question of choice.
- The end of the depression in 1878 and the government's resumption of specie payments (the gold standard) in 1879 had sapped the party's fortunes.
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