In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The co-driver of the train which collided with a derailed train said the sooner the inquest happened the better.
- The driver of the mini-truck died on the spot while his co-driver was critical.
- At the end of each journey, the driver (and co-driver if you had one) had the job of walking to the rear of the truck to release the tailgate.
- I ask Jennifer, my co-driver, who's a font of local knowledge.
- He and his co-driver then shared a large tot of whisky before proceeding to the battle.
- Although there was nothing to indicate at which junction I and co-driver Simon should exit, the hunch of going for the city centre looked good.
- Choose your line carefully, you will most likely end up on the wrong side of the road at some point but that's alright, have your co-driver check for oncoming traffic.
- He was there as co-driver of the truck and was asleep at the time.
- The co-driver of the coach in which she was travelling also died in the crash.
- Ten people were injured, including the driver of the taxi who was seriously hurt, and the co-driver of the patrol car.
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