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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- The event was a sell-out success and the organisers are now almost certain to bring the event back to the town in May 2005.
- The concert was a sell-out as soon as tickets went on sale.
- All the events were sell-outs and were supported magnificently.
- While organisers have claimed an increase in the number of sell-out screenings, the event is struggling and has recorded financial losses for the past three years in a row.
- Expectations are high for what promises to be a sell-out event.
- A total of £1, 578 was raised by the sell-out event.
- The quality of Cuppers entries has proved so consistently impressive that it is now a sell-out event.
- It was a sell-out night with 400 tickets sold, many to students at the school.
- The band signed with Universal, the world's biggest record company, a year ago, and have since had a platinum-selling album, three top five singles, and are now set to go on a nationwide sell-out tour.
- People recognise the name and have a vague idea who he is, but in Australia he is huge, having hosted his own TV series, released best-selling albums and performed countless sell-out tours.
- The Donegal singer recently performed at a sell-out concert in Galway Town Hall Theatre and at her very successful shows in Tipperary and Kerry.
- And police chiefs warned fans to behave and urged them not to travel to the sell-out game without a ticket.
- A 72,000 sell-out, tickets for the game were snapped up within hours of it being announced in March.
- Given the fact that last year's event was a complete sell-out, those interested in attending this year should get their hands on tickets as quickly as possible to avoid disappointment.
- So if you missed out on tickets for the sell-out Edinburgh event, make your way to the Globe Arena on September 10 and 11.
- This show had a nationwide sell-out tour in 2003 and sold out St Nicholas' Church in Galway again last Christmas and last May, achieving standing ovations at each show.
- Over 7,500 people got to see this show at the Edinburgh Festival this summer and many more were left disappointed, as it became the sell-out hit of the event.
- The international multi-platinum award-winning band has already performed in South Africa during a sell-out tour in March this year.
- Tickets are available directly from the Arts Centre and patrons are advised to book early as it is expected to be a sell-out event.
- The singer, who will turn 37 later this month, postponed her sell-out tour of Australia and pulled out of her headline appearance at next month's Glastonbury Festival following the diagnosis.
- There was no doubt that many in the folk music scene regarded the transition to electric guitar as a betrayal and a sell-out of everything they believed in.
- A shameful catalogue of abandonment, betrayal, sell-out, dishonesty and total breach of trust.
- It is a sell-out - an utter betrayal of the working people of this country, and of every patriotic New Zealander.
- Pressure groups, however, have described the final deal as ineffective and one of the biggest political sell-outs in decades.
- Corporate work might sound like a sell-out, but it's actually a much more honest way to make a buck.
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