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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- Walking around a factory all day watching machines stuff tobacco into cigarette papers is plenty dull.
- Research published in the Guardian last week stated that sales of rolling tobacco have fallen, whilst the cigarette paper company has seen its sales soar.
- If they were produced using just plain tobacco and cigarette papers they would taste harsh and people would smoke fewer of them.
- I took my regular Wednesday morning walk into Godshill to buy some cigarette papers and set up a standing order for the Saturday Guardian and was sweating by 9.30 am.
- Maybe I'd popped out for some cigarette papers or something.
- The chief executive said he was negotiating further purchases in cigarette papers and roll-your-own tobacco.
- He scarpered, picking up his cigarette papers and the little packet.
- I was just wondering if either of you could spare a couple of cigarette papers.
- Former binman and father-of-one Hobson was captured by police yesterday after being recognised by Mr North as he bought matches, water and cigarette papers.
- During the 60s, Soyinka spent some 27 months in solitary confinement, managing to write notes on cigarette papers, toilet paper and in between the lines of books.
- He rolled it up in a piece of cigarette paper, and walked back into the room.
- She revealed that she normally took her cigarette papers, tobacco and lighter upstairs with her, because the children had been known to play with them.
- I've run out of cigarette papers, which is a good thing, in that I cannot smoke any more.
- Inside was a rolling machine, cigarette paper, and a dye for stamping packaging.
- It will also be illegal to have an unlit cigarette in your mouth, as ‘tobacco product’ includes any cigarette paper, tube or filter made for use in the smoking of tobacco.
- I'd packed fifty pouches of tobacco in my suitcase, and no cigarette paper.
- Harry offers cigarette papers, but no glass pipes - it's not that kind of shop.
- ‘Rizla have become the equivalent of Hoover in the cigarette paper business,’ he said.
- Witnesses saw the victim, from Bolton, chatting to a group of men and asking them for cigarette papers shortly before the accident.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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