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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- As she fumbled for her wallet the shop girl noticed a remote control for a television set in the customer's bag.
- She plays a young shop girl at Saks Fifth Avenue.
- It was hard to know why the shop girl was so amused by my behaviour.
- The shop girl said her parents owned the stand and kept several dozen more skins back at their house, but that she was unwilling to take a stranger there.
- In the film she is a shop girl who becomes involved with Kane - a relationship which is used to destroy his political ambitions and his marriage.
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