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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- Traffic or no, I pulled into Portland Street, off into a side street and found a vacant metered parking space.
- Candlelight from the house to their right spilled out into the side street and a little into the alley.
- I was driving along in my car, minding my own business when a taxi drove out of a side street to my right and straight into the side of me.
- There was this little coffeehouse down a side street that we hung out in all the time.
- The side street was quiet, but the four-lane super highway on the other side was less so.
- Alex lives on the third floor of a small building on a narrow side street.
- They take their addresses not from the main road but from the side street so they can be easily identified.
- Tucked down a Palma side street, the hotel combines a reserved, almost buttoned down elegance, with sublime food.
- Motoring along on a narrow side street, you pull in to allow another car to pass.
- The property on Alexandra Avenue is set back from the street and can only be accessed down a narrow side street.
- Sheet ice was so bad in parts that an ambulance had to be pushed from a side street by passers-by before it could continue its journey to hospital.
- The suspect was driving along the A6 Bedford road and was stopped when he pulled into a side street.
- We walked up the side street and took the alley to our apartment.
- Our hotel, on the corner of Nevskiy Prospekt, has its entrance on a side street.
- Norwood Grove is a small, barely-known part of Streatham Common reached by going down a side street off Beulah Hill.
- A stream of cars came down our side street, indicating an accident on the main road.
- Walk down a little side street to the back of the church, where there's a little sign that says Elmore's Hall.
- It's not much of a building, just a hole in the wall on a side street off Central Avenue.
- A car driver approaching from a side street gave me a stark glance, wondering if it was safe for him to pass.
- Barely had he collapsed when two others rushed to his aid, sweeping him into an ambulance that sped forward on cue from a side street.
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