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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- The dove had suffered appalling injuries from which it would not have recovered.
- The story is part love story, part comedy of self-justification, and part a chronicle of an appalling crime.
- There is a class of person who delights in trying to scare the pants off you with appalling tales of child-rearing horror.
- It is an appalling and chilling chronicle of arrogance, complacency and collusion.
- Today, all the alerts, the scares, the predictions became a quite appalling reality.
- It is not poverty that maims our society - it is the appalling lack of concern and compassion for the poor that maims us all.
- You know, I've had to say over and over again that I find his beliefs totally abhorrent, appalling.
- Every day the papers are filled with an appalling catalogue of deaths and injuries as the result of the latest piece of motoring madness.
- But he was so moved by our picture of the appalling injuries Rob was left with that he wanted to speak out publicly about his ordeal.
- At least 180 are dead, possibly many more, and hundreds have suffered appalling injuries.
- That kind of outcome is sad and appalling and it's unfair to decent people who work seriously in politics.
- I came close to turning down this recital because of the most appalling reviewer's tickets I've ever had.
- These are the appalling injuries suffered by a man brutally mugged for his wallet as he walked his dog.
- The 48-year-old had suffered appalling head injuries and also had a ligature around her neck.
- The use of force is appalling, indiscriminate barbarity unforgivable.
- Humanitarian disasters, of which genocide is the most appalling, are not pretty things.
- Their story is one of resilience, despite the most shocking and appalling conditions which they have endured.
- And how has he managed to brush off the appalling injuries he suffered in a road accident 11 years ago?
- The female escaped but the male deer suffered appalling injuries as it tried to get away from the crowds of jeering onlookers.
- You will also have a constant reminder of your appalling actions through your own and your partner's permanent injuries.
- Because everyone is somehow complicit in it, as much as it was a cultural eruption of the most appalling kind.
- The style is the book, and it is a substantial constituent of the appalling events that are described throughout the novel.
- Training conditions at home may be appalling, the diet poor and funds miniscule.
- It was while working for the charity in east Africa that he suffered his appalling injuries.
- Yes, I mean we often do really quite appalling things to people that we love.
- Then the transfer over onto CD from the tapes is appalling, losing an awful lot of the bottom end.
- It was an appalling chronicle of events, with far-reaching, negative outcomes.
- Around three in the morning I had an appalling nightmare, the details of which I can't remember.
- The consequences for the world's poor have been appalling.
- We are simply asked to contemplate the appalling act and the nightmare that one loathsome human being can inflict on an innocent bystander.
- The appalling thing is that the mistake is entirely understandable.
- The implications for poor minorities and non-convict labour are appalling.
- The killing of innocents is deplorable and appalling in any part of the world.
- Yes, the abuse they have revealed is disgusting and appalling and it is right that it should be exposed and that we should be horrified.
- This is one of the most shocking and appalling media smears we have seen - and we have been shocked and appalled many times in the past.
- I was stunned and sickened by the appalling images, replayed over and over again on the TV screen.
- The commission's report revealed a grisly catalogue of facts almost too appalling to believe.
- The way in which we treat the poor people on the streets is appalling.
- So for my son, this was a terrible shock, and he started having appalling nightmares.
- This Budget is woefully inadequate in redressing this appalling situation.
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