In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1supuestamentehe is supposedly responsible for … — él es, supuestamente, el responsable de …
- It's supposedly a true story from a young boy who managed to escape the slums by becoming a photographer.
- It's the Americans who want the end of February to be the final of a series of supposedly final deadlines.
- As with so many sports, the dawn of a new century brought nostalgia for a supposedly vanished golden age.
- The result on screen is a form of animation but supposedly with realistic movements and emotions.
- Last night's attack came in the form of a message supposedly from one of her friends.
- For an economy that has supposedly abolished boom and bust, those are pretty big moves and of the bust type.
- Traffic numbers have supposedly been monitored, but does anyone really know what it is like?
- That one arm of a supposedly free press would do this to another is irony indeed.
- Even areas that are supposedly protected are absurdly abused, the dossier alleges.
- What's worse is when these people are supposedly your elders and betters and making such a public show of it.
- Prehistoric art shows magical rites which supposedly ensured successful hunting.
- Should a supposedly neutral information source be making such editorial judgments?
- Anyway, all of the supposedly positive aspects of autumn are dragged up by us as September kicks in.
- This is supposedly all in the name of improved efficiency and reduced costs.
- Believe it or not, these supposedly silly methods can make all the difference.
- The rudiments of a police force now exist, supposedly being trained by Germans.
- Time and again, the club have been supposedly on the brink of selling off their antiquated ground.
- The first indication it had supposedly happened was a look of frozen horror as he took his first bite.
- Worst of all, a company with supposedly growing sales was actually slipping backwards.
- Even the policemen who arrived there supposedly on the call of duty turned a blind eye.
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