In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural agents general, Plural Agents General
1representante de un estado de Australia o de una provincia de Canadá en Londres u otra gran ciudad
- Of course you can send your agent-general to London.
- Each still retains an agent-general in London.
- Jim Maher, former press secretary to just exited NSW Treasurer Michael Egan, will not be going to Kabul as agent-general as suggested by the Sun Herald last week.
- In 1896 Will became agent-general for New Zealand in the United Kingdom, and the family moved to live in London.
- At the outbreak of war, the agent-general in London for Queensland, Sir Thomas Robinson, became Director of Meat Supply for Allied Armies and remained in that position throughout the war.
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