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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- Part of the healing is being facilitated by wrapping our wounds in red white and blue Band-Aids, which are being applied with the light grace of front line field tourniquets.
- But when you're bleeding, it's kind of nice to have a Band-Aid.
- If you have steady hands and a tolerance for pain (you rip Band-Aids off for fun), go right ahead.
- I have a reputation as a klutz, so sporting Band-Aids or bandages is nothing unusual.
- This is conveyed through the use of the Band-Aid plasters pasted on their faces.
- Always, the kits had Band-Aids, surgical tape, bandages, and an ointment.
- Indeed, on the front of the package is a drawing of a foot, with the Band-Aid strategically placed where the blister supposedly is.
- I was wearing jeans now instead of baggy shorts, and they covered the Band-Aids that now were plastered all over my legs.
- They sit on top of the refrigerator, next to the healthy but boring multiple vitamins and the kids' Band-Aids and lunch snacks.
- That's like putting a Band-Aid on a terrible sore.
- Even a few drops of cheap booze will help dissolve the Band-Aid's stickiness, allowing the bandage to slide right off.
- Our need to acquire all manner of personal grooming products and implements has pushed out, in many directions, the narrow shelves where the Band-Aids and aspirin live.
- If you're stupid enough to only bring new shoes, bring lots of Band-Aids and Neosporin
- Unfortunately, you can't put a Band-Aid over it when your heart hurts, and sometimes Mommy doesn't know how to fix what's wrong.
- The entire time I was there, among nearly 200 people, not one person required first aid beyond a Band-Aid.
- Cover with a loose bandage that will keep out the dirt, or a Band-Aid.
- Mona grabbed some gauze and a large Band-Aid and her jacket, and followed Cat to the back door.
- At least the band-aids are Band-Aids… I can safely cover my small blister with one of those.
- They received ample rice to eat and had access to basic medical items like insect repellent, sunscreen, Band-Aids and iodine.
- When the dust settled from the incident and a Band-Aid was applied to Zimmer's nose, the accusations started flying.
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