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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- He looks genuinely bushed, and that's a great shame, because he's played some fantastic tennis here.
- Given my usual sedentary existence, I'm rather bushed, so this is another terse entry.
- We've been over to see Dad today before doing a bit of shopping, so now we're chilling, totally bushed and ready for a drink!
- I was feeling a little bushed (after the second set) but I got off to a good start in the third and kept going.
- Eight hours on, we touch down smoothly at Gatwick, having been to France and back and, although it's only 2pm, I'm bushed.
- All in all, Steven Wright sounds like he's downright bushed.
- Ok - the first day of training is finished and I am bushed - as usual.
- Considering all this, I must say, I didn't feel mentally bushed.
- We finally got her to sleep about 7.00 am so we were all fairly bushed.
- With wake-up for tomorrow's bullet train to Hiroshima set for 5: 30, everyone was bushed.
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