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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- He said: ‘The race consists of an eight-mile cross-country run followed by an army assault course.’
- One of the most popular children's entertainment was the army assault course.
- It's a mini assault course with rope bridges to cross and a climbing wall.
- Youths get to go on an Army assault course and eat in the mess tent, and receive certificates for their involvement at the end.
- A disabled and profoundly deaf man is tackling an army assault course to help fund a trip of a lifetime to New Zealand.
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