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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- Greenwood snaffled the ball at the front of a line out and sprinted 20 metres to open the second-half scoring.
- Don't forget to snaffle a snack mid-afternoon, to maintain your glucose levels.
- More than half the tickets were quickly snaffled by Lions supporters.
- If anyone has forgotten to pack their white shirt - a not uncommon occurrence, one member of the orchestra says - they have quickly snaffled a replacement.
- But what about Jeremy Paxman's book, Friends in High Places, that showed the best jobs are snaffled by those from public schools and elite universities?
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