In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Children first have to take part in a week of activities during the February half term.
- In February I will write an in depth feature on fly fishing in the sun of Florida.
- Since February I've spent five hours a day in the gym hoping to get back into shape.
- The February trip looks a lot more feasible after something very obvious came to me on the train home.
- My husband left home in February after eight years of inactive service to the military.
- I returned on a February morning to see what sort of training was being carried out.
- The selection process and interviews will take place over this month and February.
- He was paralysed and was not able to leave hospital until the following February.
- On a sunny February afternoon this was no problem, but come August it will be like an oven.
- For some reason, I was expecting March to be a better month than January or February.
- In February last year, the church had a series of thefts of its Yorkshire stone slabs.
- In February he had followed her to Swindon and the friendship had been resurrected.
- Her killer was driving at twice the speed limit, on a dark and frosty night in February last year.
- Pay packets were outpaced by the rising cost of living for the year ending in February.
- In February, two elderly men met in a Middle Eastern suburb and took afternoon tea.
- Last February a female security van worker was shot in the arm during a robbery on a delivery of cash.
- We do know, however, that it will be in February or March next year at the earliest.
- In February, ministers tried to draw a line under the case by paying compensation.
- The strange guys and girls who had nothing better to do on a wet February evening.
- She told them in February this year that she had left London due to a relationship break down.
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