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 was particularly interested in the attics of old buildings, where he sometimes found valuable artefacts among the rubbish.
- Spare bedrooms or large closets make good drying rooms, but hot attics and damp cellars generally do not.
- Air also enters the living space from other unheated parts of the house, such as attics, basements, or crawl spaces.
- Within minutes the fire had spread upstairs, trapping the teenager in her attic bedroom.
- The office was in the attic of one of those six storey buildings in South Kensington.
- Hanging the towel on a heated rail to dry, I wandered back up to the attic room, combing my hair with my fingers.
- I was in a smaller room that was next to the stairs leading to the attic where the servants used to live.
- Nests may be built in trees and shrubs but are frequently found under building overhangs, in attics, barns, garages and sheds.
- The attic room was a lot bigger then she had imagined it to be and was set up with everything that she needed.
- Five steep steps led to a low-ceilinged attic bathroom with permanently dim lighting.
- The agents suggest that the attic rooms could be used as play areas or a study.
- Telli woke the next morning to the patter of rain on the roof above his attic room.
- After turning off the lamp in the attic, she headed back downstairs and into the dark hallways of the school.
- They had a small attic room in the roof which was full of old toys.
- The space between the attic and the rest of the house is lined with aluminium for insulation.
- Subject to planning permission, there is potential to convert the unused floored attics in these bedrooms into further accommodation.
- There is a spacious attic bedroom, which could also be suitable for use as a study or home office.
- There are five bedrooms, a lounge and bathroom on the first floor and two more bedrooms in the attic.
- The house now has three bedrooms and a fourth in the attic with a sloping roof that is perfect for his grandchildren.
- If you need extra space then the attic upstairs could be easily converted into two more rooms.
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