In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Their aid no longer had to be clandestine.
- Olga's clandestine meetings with Nicholai at Michael's home were becoming dangerous.
- So far, if the clandestine meetings had gotten any easier, it was only marginally.
- I agreed to act as though our affair were a secret, a clandestine drama to be hidden from the rest of the world.
- Gathering his cast and crew, he plots a clandestine departure.
- She was a clandestine officer of the CIA and she had worked undercover around the world.
- Other clandestine links operate, smuggling arms and, according to the police, drugs into Northern Ireland.
- There were clandestine meetings in a shutdown youth centre, and journeys of many miles to seek out particular preachers.
- In certain details every clandestine struggle is very much the same.
- The area is also a haven of illegal immigrants, the majority who are involved in the clandestine activities.
- This is particularly true of those involved in clandestine or illegal activities.
- We watched their clandestine purchasing and procurement network very carefully.
- Now they were ruled by silence, as if on their way to some clandestine meeting of which it was not permitted to speak.
- Indeed, it does appear to be the case that the clandestine nuclear weapons programme was initiated following that strike.
- He then returned the plane to its home airport and vanished back into his clandestine world.
- He switched on later to the lucrative clandestine trade of felling and smuggling of sandalwood trees.
- But the other side of the story is of course, perhaps it is possible they were on some clandestine mission.
- Some of the longtime members began organizing clandestine meetings to discuss grievances.
- The clandestine route the escaped slaves traveled became known as the Underground Railroad.
- We used to hear a lot of rumours about such clandestine transactions.
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