In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Some of the alumni of that august organization are still my best friends.
- I've also decided on a couple of names, should I be successful in my application to join the august body.
- Needless to reiterate, he is the first and the only non European to head the august body.
- I have some suggestions for serious consideration by the august committee.
- It's a great show and demonstrates why the photographer is now a member of that august body Magnum Photos.
- The reasoning of the officials of this august body is that it will all be good for the future of Sligo.
- They have invited every member of the Western club to a champagne reception in the august surroundings of Turnberry Hotel on Thursday evening.
- There's no escaping it, not even in the august galleries of the Museum of Modern Art.
- Printing such an article is beneath the dignity of this august journal.
- The Jockey Club is the august racing body that presides over equine nomenclature.
- The ballroom of the Residency was packed with an august audience who were there to witness the honour for the trio.
- Not only was she the first woman to enter that august company but, at 41, is also one of the country's youngest judges.
- They are regarded as less stuffy than the august Royal Scottish Academy, and pride themselves on encouraging new art.
- This is something that even our august Royal Society has failed to grasp.
- Here is her contribution, as delicately phrased as one might expect in such an august literary journal.
- This august body has been set up to help promote independent Glasgow restaurants and the culinary delights to be discovered therein.
- I am sure that the august body called the Law Society would like to know where we are at with regard to that legislation.
- Perhaps you mean that we need the moral imprimatur of this august and esteemed body.
- I suspect that the good Rabbie, who also enjoyed partaking of strong alcohol, would have been in his element surrounded by such an august body of men.
- At first, in honor of the august occasion, he felt obliged to sound stuffy and learned.
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- Work on the building is due to be started in August and be completed by the end of the year.
- She became depressed again and was prescribed the drug for a second time in August last year.
- Both hockey and football events will now take place in late August or early September.
- He is in Ireland until the end of August for his summer tour and we wish him well with that.
- In August of the same year he organized an unprecedented summer school in Vienna.
- He generally arrives in late August or early September and stays for about six weeks.
- The final bids will be considered next August and a decision taken by the end of the year.
- He kept up the lie for nearly two decades until his cheating ways caught up with him last August.
- I had the misfortune to be unemployed for six weeks between July and August this year.
- We arrived in England to be greeted by the cool August evening weather and that helped us to relax a lot.
- He will return to his base in two weeks' time before taking a month off in August.
- Grapes in these warm, humid states are usually picked in late July or early August.
- Bear hunting is permitted in Russia for a period in spring and between August and October.
- I spent the entire month of August in Wisconsin, not too far from the local airport.
- The best time for such work is on a sunny August afternoon, when it is hot and muggy.
- Of the six women to die in the 12 months to August, an inquest on only one has been held to date.
- Her daughter Rebecca will be four in August and starts at a new school in January next year.
- In August, she announced that she was setting up her own literary agency in Edinburgh.
- The media reported that it has been ‘one of the wettest Augusts on record… and Skipton has been one of the areas worst affected’.
- He offered the use of his property for the month of August, and the show was back on.
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