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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- Harry just happens to have a bottle of whisky in his briefcase, and plastic cups.
- Carry your workout gear in your briefcase or pack it away in the trunk of your car.
- That is, until a bespectacled Arab man, in a business suit and carrying a briefcase, arrives one day on the bus.
- He fell to his knees and released his grip on both the briefcase and the bag.
- Limit the time you spend carrying heavy briefcases, purses and bags.
- It was a picture of a figure carry a briefcase, in the action of handing it to the man with a scar.
- But to my horror when I got downstairs there were two men dressed in black suits carrying black leather briefcases.
- They carried briefcases and had children in their arms.
- He was perched on a stool with a plastic briefcase at his feet and a half-supped pint of bitter in his hand.
- Dozens of passer-by's walked past me, carrying their briefcases and their bags of work.
- Most of them were carrying briefcases; they looked like they were coming home from work.
- But those conspicuously carrying briefcases and cellular phones must pay up.
- Almost against his will, his hands moved to the two locks on either side of the briefcase's handle.
- Some are carrying briefcases instead of bookbags.
- In one hand he carries a briefcase and in the other a wire basket for his purchases.
- Passengers carrying suitcases - or backpacks or briefcases - will have farther to walk to mass transit connections.
- Both men were dressed in suits and had briefcases with them containing miscellaneous business papers.
- The Ambassador stormed past the Lieutenant-Colonel, carrying his briefcase firmly.
- They carry data boards and briefcases and boxes filled with scientific paraphernalia.
- Chained to his wrist was a briefcase containing forged war plans about the upcoming invasion of Sardinia.
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