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 photographer used his teenage sons as stand-ins and uniform and kit were bought from a military surplus warehouse for ‘less than £200’.
- Onstage, stand-ins for the closing act are doing sound and lighting checks.
- The situation worsened when at the start of the second half the keeper refused to play and had to be replaced with a stand-in goalie.
- We were only filmed for the opening and closing shots - the action sequences of us running on a beach were stand-ins.
- He was left with a motley crew of stand-ins.
- She has a stand-in for the singing.
- He has the right physical features and abilities for the role; able to perform the film's demanding stunt and action sequences without requiring heavy use of editing or stand-ins.
- Their animosity ran so deep that they worked together as little as possible while making the movie, even to the point of using stand-ins for close-up shots.
- He walked out of casualty and got to the studio a few seconds after a stand-in had started the show.
- He was chipping cheeky penalties past a stand-in goalkeeper.
- This is a neat little feature about how rubber sculptures of the animated characters were used as stand-ins while the actors did their thing.
- The stand-ins excelled themselves and the keeper had little to do during the match.
- As stand-in captain, he handled a very difficult situation with characteristic professionalism.
- The actors' stand-ins walk down the sidewalk, reading their lines, while the lighting and camera and sound guys work around them.
- A drama teacher is hoping her pregnancy will not turn out to be a crisis for her acting group and is seeking a stand-in.
- In fact, in some scenes, the video is so good stunt doubles can be more clearly identified as stand-ins during action sequences than they could in lesser quality transfers of this film.
- Throughout the Roman Empire statues were erected in cities and colonies, and held to be stand-ins for the emperor himself; they had to be treated with respect.
- The promotional video, which involved a film crew of 40 and a further 40 local stand-ins, was filmed on location on the slopes of Mount Eagle and at scenic Slea Head.
- However, his replacement proved more than an adequate stand-in as he took the man of the match award.
- They were knocked out of the Cup after having a stand-in keeper for the second half following an injury.
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