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 exhibition took the form of outdoor billboards and a series of postcards.
- From the distance of the other side of the road it looks just like a regular advertisement on a billboard.
- I seem to remember reading about a Government plan to allow advertising billboards in rural areas.
- National wants to take advantage of their billboard campaign and good recent poll results.
- The one crane I saw in the streets of Baghdad was hoisting an advertising billboard.
- About a fifth of the billboards in St Louis displayed tobacco advertising.
- There are no electricity pylons to spoil the countryside, no roadside billboards.
- He paid for advertising on billboards and in newspapers, the commissioning of opinion polls and a leaflet campaign.
- Costly advertising on websites has been withdrawn and money spent on billboards and radio advertisements instead.
- We pass a billboard that usually advertises clothes in packs of three or lean Sunday hams or children's bicycles.
- Her stern face glowers down on them from buses, billboards and magazine advertisements.
- The charity is launching a hard-hitting campaign on billboards in Manchester.
- Stickers have also been printed with the same content as the billboard advertisements.
- Derelict and disused buildings are favourite targets, as are billboards, road signs and bus stops.
- Forth's current marketing activity is based on billboards and bus advertisements.
- Fifteen were chosen to be displayed as huge billboards on city-owned buildings around the city.
- Officials have already opted to make more use of radio advertising, billboards and local newspapers.
- Adverts for outdoor pop concerts are plastered across billboards.
- The incredibly convoluted response would need a billboard, not a placard, for presentation.
- The cartoon featured a confused looking gent looking at a billboard advertising a horror film.
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