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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- I could say more but, it being the season to be jolly, I will refrain from further castigating my friends in the legal profession.
- He had castigated the team for, among other things, unprofessionalism and indiscipline.
- Moreover, there's no point in castigating the losers.
- A friend used to castigate me for not wearing a belt.
- After the disastrous tour of New Zealand, the media was castigating the team, we replied with a good World Cup campaign.
- In recent weeks, the Manchester United captain has resembled a walking volcano, castigating his colleagues for their deficiencies as the club finished a troubled campaign trophy-less.
- The former schoolmaster was never happy with the media when they were castigating him for years of failure with Edinburgh and, if anything, he appears even less comfortable now the press that he receives is universally favourable.
- He castigated the officials who had sent the girls out to compete on a less than level playing field.
- It was for his denial of the doctrine of karma and the efficacy of the religious effort that the Buddha castigated him so severely.
- Whenever a politician takes a definite and contentious view on any issue, he or she is castigated for daring to articulate that opinion.
- He castigates prize judges for giving the top awards to books for reason extrinsic to literature.
- I just wanted to be absolutely clear on this because I've gotten a number of emails castigating me for pretending that.
- The actress tells of how she was so infuriated by the letter that she wrote a reply, castigating the woman for assuming she knew her parents' beliefs better than she did.
- You must forgive my candor, I am not castigating you… I don't know the extent to which the Bill was accessible.
- This is why we castigate our leaders - our political leaders, our church leaders and our society leaders.
- The most common response was to castigate the reporter for daring to criticize a sacred cow hereabouts, weblogs.
- And just a few days ago I was castigating someone else for being a thin-skinned Narcissist.
- In print, on his radio show and in private, the growling newshound frequently castigates reporters for not breaking bigger and better stories.
- ‘What we should be doing, rather than castigating anyone or laying blame is encouraging people to come forward and show civic spirit,’ he said.
- It's been a bitter debate, with many castigating reporters of the case as conspiracy theorists and worse.
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