In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I fear the project will be another Millennium Dome - an over-ambitious monument to municipal aggrandizement which sets back arts funding in the borough for generations.
- Too many leaders are in it for personal enrichment or aggrandizement, a show-me-the-money style of leadership that has led directly to today's landscape of wrecked corporations and indicted CEOs.
- This despite being part of a school system which demonstrably does not waste much of its money on bureaucracy and aggrandizement of its own honchos; the system has no trouble educating half of its students.
- Long terms in the office have not done Africa any good, except ensuring personal aggrandisement and enrichment,’ he said.
- First, their countries seek no aggrandizement, territorial or other;
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