In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1coche celular masculinefurgón celular masculinecuca feminine Chile informaljaula feminine Colombia informaljulia feminine Mexico informal
- The jury comes back within five minutes, the judge dons a black cap, and the defendants commence with a thin chorus of ‘You're going home in a Black Maria.’
- A short, mutton-chopped cop grabbed his sleeve and pushed him toward the open doors of a Black Maria.
- On arrival at Leeds station they were met by a Black Maria which would carry them to Leeds Town Hall where the trial was to be held.
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