In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1república banana femininerepública bananera feminine
- They are making us look like a banana republic, he said.
- And while the upside-down flag is in all likelihood an unfortunate accident, it does make us look a bit like a banana republic, especially in the eyes of those who noticed this.
- As far as firework safety is concerned we have the safety status of a banana republic.
- If I'd run up that kind of debt I would have called my father from a banana republic far to the south to say good-bye and hung up before the call could be traced.
- But by then we who no longer produce much of anything valuable will have become a banana republic.
- Let me also take refuge in it and say that without genuine democracy this nation will always remain a banana republic.
- Set in an unnamed banana republic, it is a political thriller in the finest tradition of Graham Greene - a kidnapped Nobel prize-winning scientist, an assassination, a revolution, murder and an invasion.
- If you've got prime ministers trading in the appointments of regulatory umpires in return for political favours, then you are in a banana republic.
- Then nobody will speak about our country as a banana republic.
- I wonder if it would be possible to synthesise a list of criteria that define a banana republic and test our current status?
- They are willing to ‘dirty their hands’ to preserve the integrity of the process, to keep this country from turning into a banana republic, one voting precinct at a time.
- As a banana republic, and former colony, we can fend for ourselves, or go to the United States if we need to attract the attention of a British ambassador.
- The government can borrow to make up the difference as long as investors remain in denial, unable to believe that the world's only superpower is turning into a banana republic.
- It is intolerable, another example of what one might expect in a banana republic.
- So, the city has become something of a banana republic, a playground for rich American producers to come and reap the rewards of our cheap-o rates for both locations and crews.
- Tropico (Gathering of Developers), in which the player strives to maintain control over a banana republic, tracks the daily lives and emotions of hundreds of unique citizens.
- They treated us like a tin-pot banana republic instead of a sovereign country.
- For those of you too young to remember that miserable decade, it was a time when serious minded people thought the UK was doomed to become a banana republic - without the bananas.
- California ‘is degenerating into a banana republic,’ writes former Enron adviser Paul Krugman in his New York Times column.
- It is to turn this country into a banana republic,’ Saguisag said.
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