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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- One day he stormed into my office unannounced and unexpected.
- The authority regulates all clinics by routine annual inspections, plus unannounced inspections, in an effort to keep mistakes to a minimum.
- You drop in at a friend's place one evening unannounced.
- Groups singing carols and folk songs to the beat of local musical instruments would arrive unannounced at any time of the night.
- Members of White Watch at Bransholme Fire Station were stunned when Mr Prescott turned up unannounced in front of the building on Saturday morning.
- And I had moved out of an apartment I rented from him because he kept coming in uninvited, unannounced.
- But to come in unannounced, and make an insensitive comment like that so early on, was nothing short of an insult to the dead and suffering.
- He said the unannounced check found that the tills were short of money, which he replaced from other funds, and several delivery dockets were missing.
- Because of what folk have seen on the streets, complaints have been made and as a result we have twice had unannounced checks carried out by Trading Standards officers.
- Lancashire already has 60 lay visitors who turn up unannounced in police stations across the county to check on detainee treatment and conditions.
- Dad used to turn up unannounced and stay for about three days.
- All 54 public acute hospitals were audited in unannounced inspections during the summer and graded as good, fair and poor.
- He showed up unannounced at the home of Copenhagen's prima ballerina and insisted he be allowed to dance Cendrillon for her.
- And, although they didn't know it, their parents had decided to make the big day even more perfect by turning up for the wedding unannounced.
- Mobile teams can arrive unannounced and undertake actions that are not normally expected of your average officer.
- If the fish have got used to the sudden onset of winter that arrived unannounced last week, then some good sport can be expected from the roach population of the waters below the city.
- No, when they want to bring things up they drop around unannounced for a chat.
- He said the inspectors, who arrived unannounced, toured maintenance workshops and asked questions.
- It was an unannounced addition by the actors to the ordinary programme of the day.
- Farm inspections under most schemes should be unannounced.
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