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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- According to Christopher McKee, the Navy enjoyed a better public image than the Army during the last century and could be choosy in the young men it recruited.
- When those factors are combined with much wider experience in overseas travel, people thinking about buying abroad are much more choosy nowadays.
- Analysts say it means consumers can be more choosy, looking for the best deals and that's going to cost the cell phone carriers.
- One can't be choosy when one has been unemployed for five years.
- People have to be very careful about what they buy: real estate's fine but you've just got to be very choosy.
- He had wanted to work with a bigger equities platform but was choosy about which American house to join, sharing some of his former boss's views but not his prejudices.
- Being too choosy to find a proper suitor for herself, Emma ignores her own romantic desires and endeavors to find a match for her friend.
- Buyers are quite choosy and expect something new all the time, whether it is mobile phone ring tones or data cables for a digital diary.
- He will be choosy - more so now his own money and reputation is on the block, but also because he wants to use his time and experience to maximum effect.
- She preferred white meat and warm buttered rolls, but she wasn't choosy.
- Is he just doing it because he figures at his age, he can't be choosy?
- Even the poorest of the poor, when given a choice, can be choosy about brands.
- He is one of our greatest actors but has always been very choosy.
- Second, since employers will be unable to fire someone, they are very choosy about whom they hire.
- This young actress plans to be choosy about the director, her co-stars and the script before she signs the dotted line.
- Most of children in rural areas are not very choosy about food and eat few between-meal snacks.
- Females are typically more choosy than males when selecting a mate from the pool of available partners.
- Banks are getting choosy over deposits, discouraging big deposits, particularly from corporates.
- He has 23 years of experience in satisfying hungry customers, some of whom were very choosy about what went into their stomach.
- I admit I am very choosy when it comes to making friends - always preferring quality over quantity.
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