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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- She woke early to her Palm PC singing a reveille bugle call.
- The jays conduct a rousing reveille of check check check to awaken me at dawn, eliminating the need for mechanical alarm clocks.
- I woke the next morning to the sound of reveille feeling very sore.
- Gina woke up to the notes of a trumpet sounding reveille breaking the dewy morning silence.
- In any case there is the war, a hilltop, a huntsman, and a mournful reveille to life - described in sentences so off-kilter and beautiful you don't know whether to cry out for help or just start crying.
- As the bugler played the reveille he finished his salute and walked past the Pool of Remembrance where a crowd had gathered.
- No reveille announced our start the next morning.
- At five o'clock in the morning, the reveille sounds and prisoner Ivan Denisovich Shukov lies in his bunk, wondering if he should get up.
- On Remembrance Day the last post is followed by a period of silence, and then by the reveille - the day's first bugle-call - to symbolize death and resurrection.
- The bugler's name was Jospeh and he used to play the reveille first thing in the morning and sound the retreat each night at sunset.
- After reveille, you'll be treated to a Marine-style pre-sunrise breakfast, followed by a brisk 20-K run around the Green Zone perimeter.
- As the caretaker manager released his squad at Hampden last Wednesday, the mobile of Rainer Bonhof, standing at the back of the room, trilled to the sound of a bugle's reveille.
- The drums did not beat reveille until 6:30 and it seems everyone is sluggish in rising this morning, seeing as both sides are so frozen there is little chance of anything happening.
- With an affectionate gaze at his sober colleague, the prudent maidservant removes the wine-bottle, while a trumpeter at the door satirically sounds the reveille.
- As the crowd stood silent between the sounding of the last post and reveille, and standards were held proudly to attention, even the noise of traffic and the chatter of passing pedestrians failed to detract from the dignity of the occasion.
- Casey kept her room perfectly clean, barely touching her old playthings and rose early each morning, expecting a reveille from Agent Michael.
- It's not that we get the reveille as a wake-up alarm, or we have to do ten push-ups if we commit errors.
- When Neal called the reveille Casey jumped up, like Jennifer, and made her bed in record time.
- On the battlefield a bugle plays reveille and the lines of soldiers stir, ready to surge forward.
- The reveille filled the air, the two Garda members ushered on the traffic and under the midday sweltering sun, the tricolour was raised, now flying proudly at full mast.
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