In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Maldives only had a population of 280,000, and they were badly hit, with some parts rendered permanently uninhabitable.
- I spent the last two days though cleaning my previously uninhabitable room.
- This country is basically uninhabitable and extremely inhospitable with the exception of the coastline.
- From here, a telescope would show Earth as an uninhabited and uninhabitable world of water, with a few islands here and there.
- So I'm on my own in the cottage, in the freezing cold (no central heating and windows open all day) and with the main living area uninhabitable.
- The poet seems to be experiencing a kind of existential crisis in a hostile, opaque, impenetrable and uninhabitable world.
- Of these, about one-third are beautiful but virtually uninhabitable except by a few sheep-farmers, hoteliers and gamekeepers.
- Bangladesh becomes nearly uninhabitable because of a rising sea level, which contaminates the inland water supplies.
- But, even more pragmatically speaking, it just makes this area absolutely uninhabitable.
- A leak of about 250,000 gallons of oil have made homes uninhabitable and leached into the ground below as well.
- If any homes are judged to have been left completely uninhabitable by the floods insurers are likely to face further claims for the cost of temporary accommodation.
- After finding lost cities and travelling across uninhabitable parts of the globe, intrepid explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is coming to give a speech in Bolton.
- Finally she came to the wild uninhabitable places.
- New Orleans, for now, is uninhabitable, but the outlook is also bleak.
- Maybe such a universe is uninhabitable, unsustainable to human perception.
- They are ‘just a fish’ in the same sense that Earth is just a finite ship sailing a sea of uninhabitable space.
- She said in court papers that she had been constructively evicted because water leaks and mould contamination made the apartment uninhabitable.
- The walls of several brick buildings in downtown Seattle collapsed, but as of Friday only 21 houses in the entire city had been declared uninhabitable.
- The long-term impact could be to make Earth uninhabitable to humans.
- The borough building inspector declared the home uninhabitable.
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