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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- Having to sit on stage in sweltering heat all day taking the brunt of increasingly short-tempered attendees is not going to be much fun.
- I got to the top about 15 minutes before them but then I made a big mistake and took my hat off because I was sweltering.
- Granted, here in Dublin it's a few degrees cooler than in Britain, but it's still sweltering by our standards.
- They may be sweltering and risking dehydration at one moment then combating hypothermia as the wind swings round to the east.
- As Hong Kong sweltered for the second day under smoggy skies, a health lobby group called on the government to reform its current air pollution health warnings saying they are inadequate.
- On the downside it's 300 km from the sea, freezing in the winter, sweltering in the summer.
- We were rained on hard enough to look for a second ark, we drove through three snowstorms in the mountains, we froze in a harsh Kansas wind, and we sweltered in southern Texas heat.
- How they must look down at us sitting there, sweltering away in the morning sun, and laugh their heads off at us.
- One of the beach packed with visitors sweltering in Mediterranean-style sunshine.
- While the north coast has sweltered under the hottest February sun for 100 years, the rains have arrived just in time to remind us it's winter sport sign-on.
- As Coventry swelter in the heat, Mikkel Bischoff still maintains he made the right move in switching to the Ricoh Arena.
- Hong Kong sweltered yesterday in its hottest day so far this year with the mercury reaching a monstrous 37 degrees in the western New Territories and 34 degrees in urban areas.
- As Tokyo swelters in soaring temperatures, people are being invited to cool off by choosing from a variety of unusual flavours.
- Outside the Waldorf-Astoria, demonstrators and cops shivered in a cold, persistent drizzle; inside, delegates sweltered in the over-heating that seems to tempt every hotel manager.
- Otherwise, laugh along as Harold improvises an elephant trunk, chews on leaves, swelters in a hot desert sun, deals with mischievous thieving monkeys, and more.
- The locked-out crowd had two choices: remain uncomfortably warm in the plaza, or crowd into the box-office area and swelter unbearably.
- When the weather is sweltering, how we long for the cooling respite of a dip in a swimming pool.
- Over the summer Matt, from Rodbourne, completed the Athens marathon despite sweltering temperatures.
- If you thought that you were sweltering more than usual during February you were far from wrong.
- Across the aeons, temperatures have dipped and soared, plunged and sweltered - without the assistance of mankind.
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