In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In case the dam collapses due to an earthquake or any other fault, the devastation will be unimaginable.
- But it is unimaginable that you would ever see an Australian politician doing this.
- It is unimaginable what effect the document would have without signatures.
- He made a real difference, an almost unimaginable difference, and he did it without guns, or bombs, or hatred of any kind.
- We have heard tales of immense human suffering and unimaginable depravity.
- The crowd was in a rapture; dissent seemed unimaginable; the message was upbeat and unifying.
- He thinks they have squandered unbelievable and unimaginable opportunities.
- Without the Internet, of course, such a global protest would be unimaginable.
- To him, such an unimaginable scale of murder was not evil but a lodestar - the ultimate expression of his politics.
- The consequences for the World Bank if it lost a suit filed by Indonesia would be unimaginable, he said.
- You might as well imagine this scene, because the real one is utterly unimaginable.
- These churches are becoming civic in a way unimaginable since the 13th century and its cathedral towns.
- In the decades ahead, we will face other threats that seem just as unimaginable to us today.
- We are in an ever-changing world where we are confronted by threats that were unimaginable 25 years ago.
- Already the war has brought changes that just a few months ago would have been unimaginable.
- Love as glorified by poets draws the common man's inherent curiosity to unimaginable extents.
- We can share ideas and personnel to an extent that would be unimaginable in any other industry.
- The ecological damage that this project would cause is almost unimaginable.
- At Almondvale yesterday it spoke of sadness and unimaginable loss.
- The cruelty endured by the children of the Victorian poor, who were sold to work as chimney sweeps, was unimaginable.
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