In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is ages and aeons since I have been to the Hills.
- In any case, in earlier aeons, background radiation levels were much greater than today.
- The authorities here have finally done something they should have done aeons ago.
- I'll spend aeons staring at bottles of expensive shampoo humming ‘Maybe this time’.
- That person, born aeons ago, unknowingly began a multibillion-dollar industry that focuses on treating illness.
- Just after that, she started going out with a mutual friend of ours, who I'd dated aeons ago and was still friendly with.
- The world has been living with contrasts, for aeons.
- So in summary, my invention will bring 20 years of happiness followed by aeons of fear and destruction.
- It has been known for aeons of time that security resides within oneself - it cannot be bought.
- Long-term solutions to the problems affecting them would have been enacted aeons ago.
- It's been the stock question of doting aunties for aeons.
- The Proterozoic aeon (2,500-540 million years ago) saw episodic increases in atmospheric oxygen content.
- It is being together, without seeing each other for aeons.
- The record has been much deformed, reconstituted, and obliterated during the subsequent Proterozoic and Phanerozoic eons.
- Finally, after what seemed like aeons, they reached what Lia presumed was their destination.
- Audiences have been waiting aeons for a good sci-fi flick.
- The rocks dated back into the Archean eon, before 2.5 billion years ago.
- Ages and aeons ago, when I was in high school, I took a word processing course to fill a credit.
- Tradition, in fact, takes back the antiquity of the temple, not by centuries, but by aeons.
- Oh, that's aeons away, almost in the realm of incredible.
- These creatures were direct descendants of the great dinosaurs of the long past Mesozoic Aeon.
- In the 21st century, the 1930s seem to be aeons away.
- The effects of UV on microorganisms growing under conditions prevalent during the early Precambrian Aeon are examined.
- With many DVD's, this feature cannot be fast-forwarded so we have to suffer in silence for what seems aeons.
- After what seemed like aeons, she finally reached the stairs.
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