In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The big striker brought the ball down and swivelled before firing an unstoppable shot into the net.
- The high drama came when Dublin surged through and were unstoppable as they landed the ball in the net.
- Its sheer size makes it formidable, and its movement is apparently unstoppable.
- As more Yorkshire troops and airmen head for the Gulf, the momentum towards conflict looks unstoppable.
- When he was at his most sublime, he was unstoppable and irresistible.
- Few predicted weeks ago that so many people would turn out to stop the unstoppable, and I was certainly not among them.
- At his peak he was almost unstoppable and only the quality of competition limited his Scotland appearances to two.
- His goal came when he controlled a cross from the corner on his chest and rifled in an unstoppable volley.
- The best thing about a remix is its ability to turn a lackadaisical song into something unstoppable.
- Over the last couple of weeks with players from all clubs in the parish, Kirwans are unstoppable.
- The unstoppable Chinese economy has emerged as the main driver of steel prices in the world market.
- He opened the scoring after 25 minutes with an unstoppable left foot drive into the roof of the net.
- By the end of August, the seemingly unstoppable Japanese force had been stopped.
- Can Bruce figure out a way to stop an unstoppable foe when he can barely get out of bed?
- Receiving the ball on the right of the Rowntree penalty area he unleashed an unstoppable drive into the top corner of the net.
- Global chaos ensues when a computer geek, fired from his job, unleashes an unstoppable computer virus.
- The urge for men to have sons, one colleague tells me, is unstoppable.
- Four and eight years ago, the Kiwis were producing sublime attacking rugby that was unstoppable in full flow.
- His flow of talk, of analysis and anecdote is magical and unstoppable.
- These underlying causes mean that change continues in a virtually unstoppable way for lengthy periods of time.
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