In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(s)he's an Aberdonian — es de Aberdeen
- I read another survey recently that said that Aberdonians were the sexiest people in the UK.
- In the 19th century, some Aberdonians declared their dialect to be a language in its own right.
- It has been a trying season so far for the Aberdonian, who has never recaptured the form that won him the 1999 Open Championship.
- One of the greatest entrepreneurs in the country is a modest Aberdonian with a built-in distrust of business award ceremonies.
- The Aberdonian somehow retained his composure to par the next nine holes before adding two birdies and a bogey.
- There is a higher proportion of young people among the Aberdonians than in the greyer-haired central belt majority.
- The undeserved reputation for stinginess which afflicts Aberdonians was not much in evidence at Rubislaw.
- ‘It's not true that Aberdonians are tightfisted,’ he will remark.
- It is an acquired taste, but Aberdonians love them and eat them by the tens of thousand.
- With plans for a new shopping development in the city centre, Aberdonians have a spring in their step and money in their pockets.
- ‘As an adopted Aberdonian I feel I have to stand up for the reputation of the men of the northeast,’ he said.
- The Aberdonian remains intensely bitter about then Pittodrie manager Roy Aitken falsely raising his hopes of being listed as a substitute for the 2-victory over Dundee.
- The village shop and café are open to the public and many of the food stuffs are popular with visiting Aberdonians.
- Later in the year the battling Aberdonian aims to return to Manchester to defend her title there.
- My grandfather was an Aberdonian who was secretary of the Union shipping line.
- His family, like most Aberdonians, don't make a fuss of their wealth - hence the point about avoiding plush hotels.
- This is a rich insult from Catalans whose reputation for being careful with money outdoes even our own dear Aberdonians.
- They won't forget that night in Sweden, when the Gods smiled down on 13,000 Aberdonians, and grown men cried in the rain.
- Reputedly the best place to meet Aberdonians, this basement wine bar attracts an older and more mixed crowd.
- The softly-spoken Aberdonian looks to the central belt as his ambitions to bring in new business kick in.
habitante o persona oriunda de Aberdeen
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