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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- Undeterred, Supaporn, accompanied by one of her employees, followed the man down the street and onto the beach, still insisting he pay up on the 10 bar chits.
- Carrying the burden of disease used to multiply with the multitude of small and large illegible chits and forms they had to carry with them every time they visited the hospital.
- We pulled forward and gave the fellow our parking chit.
- Since it's pay day, afterwards you'll stop at the station to collect your chits.
- A computer has been introduced, but I see the receptionist, Mary, mainly occupied in answering the phone, making appointments, giving out hand-filled chits for the next visit as patients leave.
- Provide two coordinates - email and phone number - since any more and you'll look like you're handing out a sample chit sprayed with Eau de Pas De Vie on it.
- They must provide chits to parliamentary officials - and receipts for journeys outside Edinburgh - but it would seem the checks are somewhat lenient.
- Initial polls indicated the measure would be a close call, but the utilities spent $40 million, calling in their chits with labor, ethnic and other organizations around the state.
- An occasional ‘Evenin’ all’ as you sign your Visa chit will help to convince doubtful cashiers of your authenticity.
- Children, who were given chits of paper, had to honk like buses or row like a boat to gather around their team members.
- And hence, I gave a chit, informing JRD about the presence of media persons in the hall, to Lal, which was to be handed over to JRD.
- Boone Country has only 19,000 registered voters, but when the software tallied up the chits, it claimed that 144,000 votes had been cast.
- Everybody was grabbing for chits and the entire front of the line ended up pushed against the glass doorway.
- In a very short time he would bang down a metal plate with your food on it; and afterwards, a smaller plate with a paper chit, with the amount due written by hand.
- He said: ‘In theory all taxi travel was to be referred up to senior civil servants and had to be signed for on official chits.’
- Many were censored by officials to blank out specific destinations but on some chits enough information was still visible to support speculation that the journeys were to and from McLetchie's legal firm.
- I'll have to drop a chit and see if my command will let me go, but other people [on the team] have done it before.
- Then he ordered his clerk to write out a chit on a piece of blue coloured parchment, which he signed and handed to Setisia.
- He'll pull out the Parker pen his late grandfather gifted him for his 15th birthday and scribble a reply on the back of the chit.
- The punch-holes tell the turnstile the exact expiry time on your transfer: if your chit is past due, you won't get through.
1(young woman)a chit of a girl — una mocosa informal
- If a chit of a girl can do it, 16 fully grown men should at least try.
- His only family is an unmarried chit of a girl who is blessed with not much more than an acid tongue and a pretty face…
- A mere chit of a girl, the daughter of her maid servant, who was wearing her daughters’ hand me downs had the audacity to talk back?
- She was a kid… a chit fresh out of school room… And more than anything I wanted to be near her…
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