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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- If there were a traffic circle it would perhaps make it less dangerous.
- I washed my hands and stood drying them at the window facing the traffic circle outside the office.
- The big shock last summer was the traffic circle and miniature lighthouse, built at the end of the strip of shops and restaurants along this road.
- As there is a lot of open grass in this area there should be plenty of room for a traffic circle.
- Surely, the roundabout or traffic circle will direct automobiles in the city of the mind.
- They slowed, briefly to slip around a traffic circle.
- The second route will serve the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Central Jakarta and Rawamangun in East Jakarta.
- The spillover crowd blocked the infamous traffic circle as people jocked for entry.
- It's next to Hotel President and across the traffic circle from the Hyatt.
- As the convoy prepares to enter the traffic circle, the rear gun truck is positioned to block the flow of traffic into the traffic circle from the rear.
- I quit being afraid when we turned right at the traffic circle.
- A lot of people are bringing up good issues - where a traffic circle or humps should be.
- The Official Learner Driver's Book instructs learners quite clearly on how to negotiate a traffic circle.
- Across from the Ministry of Sports, the traffic circle is dominated by a monument to the Olympics.
- But in comparison to the work done on reducing the garbage can size limit last year, the work on the traffic circle introduction was downright brilliant.
- It truly has its own ‘local flavor’; like traffic lights at a traffic circle.
- A separate monument located in Timbuktu celebrates the peace accord; still another monument on a traffic circle in Bamako also commemorates the settlement.
- The pack stays tight, shoot some metal polls, off the curb, round the traffic circle, hop a curb, back down and someone wonders where I'm taking us.
- In between is what used to be a traffic circle with weeds shining through it.
- But what appeared at first to be a happy, peaceful scene soon turned into a nightmare as people realized the children were homeless and living on the streets around the traffic circle.
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