In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She didn't know what he was going to say when they got to his new unfurnished apartment.
- The house came unfurnished so one would think there must be less packing to do.
- At present, landlords and homeowners are entitled to a 50 per cent Council Tax discount for properties which are unfurnished and classed as ‘long-term empty’.
- So we rented an unfurnished apartment and shipped over all of our own furniture.
- Houses would typically be rented unfurnished, and apartments furnished.
- On one occasion parents had temporarily rented an unfurnished flat in the catchment area and had decorated only the front room in a bid to convince a visiting education officer the property was occupied.
- I have decided that it is best to let the flat unfurnished, so it's time to say goodbye to what has been a trusty friend for the last few years.
- The flat was empty and unfurnished between these dates.
- I seemed to be in an unfurnished, semi-renovated apartment.
- We've put thousands of people now into apartments that were unfurnished just five or six days ago.
- One year after his imprisonment the two-storey home was still largely unfurnished.
- The rental income on unfurnished houses is about 10 per cent less than on furnished houses.
- She and her new flatmate, Jasper, were moving into a completely unfurnished flat, so they'd have nothing to sit on.
- To be shown round a new unfurnished flat involves, in a sense, seeing nothing - seeing a place with nothing in it.
- His job barely earned him a cent, which meant he was constantly struggling to pay the rent on his miniscule, unfurnished apartment.
- She'd rented the apartment unfurnished; it was cheaper.
- This accommodation is available under the Private Leasing Scheme and is a self-contained unfurnished property.
- But apartments come unfurnished over here, so there's a spot of shopping to be done.
- For their part, landlords are put off by the fact that an unfurnished house is subject to much more wear and tear than a furnished one.
- One at a time, they or their families appear on screen in a stripped-down, minimal set that resembles nothing so much as an unfurnished prison cell.
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