In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Dublin goalkeeper may wear rather large comical gloves to ensure that the ball does not go past him.
- It made me jump at first, but once I was used to it, I found them strangely comical.
- The entire situation is so comical that I can't help but let a small giggle escape.
- He falls off his chair and stumbles around in a comical manner to amuse us all.
- Both were ridiculously funny in what must be two of the best comical roles ever written.
- Apparently this comical scene was an attempt to slip through the security cordon at the complex.
- Confusion about that process is so rampant at the moment, however, as to be almost comical.
- The most comical comment of the week was on our way back to the airport.
- And then she made a big comical show of shaking her watch and holding it up to her ear.
- None of them speak English so we have been communicating physically most of the time which is quite comical.
- They did have this rather strange habit of sticking their thumbs up at the crowd after every song too which looked a tad comical at times.
- They looked quite comical as they stood up with their fins and masks still on and their regulators still in their mouths.
- Still, it was slightly comical, watching them scurry from the room as the machine did its stuff.
- On his face is the most comical, quizzical expression, which is probably exactly how most of us would look if stuffed.
- His comical perspective on life never fails him and the audience can't help but accept him.
- The play is a heartbreaking but comical tale of the trials and tribulations couples go through.
- There appeared to be thousands of them, in almost comical disarray, and a few police cars.
- That, like everything else about the man, is so over the top, it's comical.
- I had a terrible but quite comical ride home on the tube last night.
- Despite the idea, the original series was startlingly comical in places.
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