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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- In a tough and sometimes bruising premier league encounter, it was the home team Ferrybank who claimed the victory in this Premier League clash.
- That means we can look forward to a full and frank account of the bruising battle against Galloway, but it might also mean that a certain Labour MEP will be suffering a few restless nights.
- Politicians will do Zambians a great favour to stop in their tracks in their bruising verbal battles to the messages of reconciliation.
- In the U.S., the deal faces a bruising battle in Congress if the Bush administration tries to push it through in an election year.
- More than 100 of the party's MPs have signed motions criticising the government's plans and he faces a bruising battle to push the measure through the Commons.
- Officials say President Bush is unlikely to want to subject himself to bruising confirmation hearings for a new director before the elections.
- Labour has been here before, both with Militant's tactics in the early 1980s and then with the bruising battle over its 1997 candidacy in Govan.
- When we return: the president's most controversial Cabinet nominee survives a bruising Senate confirmation.
- The cull of Scottish Westminster MPs was last night given the go-ahead by Labour, sparking off a bruising battle for survival for two Scottish Cabinet ministers.
- That looks like good news for the firm's management, who will not be dragged through a bruising battle they would probably have won anyway.
- Dennis Wyness and Lee Mair fight for possession in a bruising draw at Tynecastle as the home side, after early slumbers, awoke to claim a share of the points.
- It will also make sure that the new product wins the bruising battle with the competition to be the number one games console in homes, which in turn will lead to hefty returns in the future.
- In a reference to the bruising shareholder battle at the Silicon Valley firm over the acquisition of Compaq, Fiorina said the battle has made the company stronger.
- Most of those Senators are pretty popular in their home states, though Santorum may face a bruising re-election battle.
- Behind them the race had become a bruising battle with plenty of cars displaying panel damage.
- And his government still had a bruising battle over tax reform and budget consolidation to look forward to.
- John Roberts will certainly need nerves of steel to survive what's expected to be a bruising Senate confirmation hearing.
- Wasting no time from their bruising debate in Arizona last night, seven of the nine presidential candidates headed back East.
- It is the first time the church has had a pro-gay group campaigning within its ranks and the stage is set for a bruising battle with traditionalists, who advocate celibacy for homosexuals.
- Yet, if tries were impossible to come by and this Irish side have still scored eight in the current championship there were some memorable moments in a bruising challenge.
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