In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As it happened, I actually had met Scott once or twice, and I can't say the honor was undeserved.
- Jack dies and Will is left to feel that again the money is entirely useless, undeserved and with no real purpose.
- I think they've got an undeserved reputation, and I think it's a shame to see what's happening with them.
- The city's politicians and business leaders say it proves their dour reputation is undeserved.
- She has insisted that her diva reputation is undeserved.
- Having moved into the media, he gained an undeserved reputation for being laid back, when all he was actually displaying was a sense of perspective.
- This airplane's bad reputation is entirely undeserved, but it helps keep the prices down.
- Like many unprolific authors he has acquired an undeserved reputation for brevity.
- He has an unenviable reputation for getting injured, which he claims is undeserved.
- And sometimes you see other people having success and you feel cynical about that because it's undeserved.
- There are miracles that happen every day, asked for and unasked for, deserved and undeserved.
- But the pop princess was at pains to point out her reputation for tantrums is undeserved.
- This is not to say their current rankings are undeserved or their upset wins were not legitimate.
- It seems, though, the benefit of the doubt I afforded them was entirely undeserved.
- The certificate of whisky-tasting we were all given was a little undeserved - no one in our party could finish the samples.
- You could argue that such a destiny is unfair, unjust, undeserved, and maybe that's so, but such an argument is irrelevant.
- The state tourism secretary says the city's reputation for street crime is undeserved.
- I think this attack was unprovoked and undeserved, vicious, and mired in hate.
- It is undeserved because they are doing a very good job.
- She does point out, however, that the perception that the team failed, and the criticism that followed, was undeserved.
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