In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He joked that he only received the Military Medal ‘because I kept the cookhouse supplied with kindling wood!’
- Three times daily we all marched to the cookhouse to dine.
- The operation had been delayed and Corporal Green, who was to accompany the unit as chef, was returning to the cookhouse when the gun went off.
- They had a cookhouse with a wood stove and if you spoke out against management, you got put on the punishment block, you chopped wood all day.
- Between the homestead and the mill, Rutherford constructed huts for the workers, a cookhouse and a dining room which doubled as a hall, complete with library and piano.
- And with a ship docking it can run to 850 people tucking in at the cookhouse.
- Mr Williams said Montgomery's tactical unit included a series of mobiles housing a map room, cookhouse, offices, stores and even a mobile church.
- Initially dining rooms were uncommon: men messed in small groups in their rooms, with food collected from the cookhouse by one of their number.
- The Army padre led prayers for the war dead, their families, for the armed forces and for politicians in their efforts to create peace, during services held in a concrete aircraft hangar and a tented cookhouse.
- Danish culture is reflected in the design of towns, especially the ‘step streets’; street names; ovens and cookhouses; and red roofs.
- But outside, there was a sort of bench and tubs where they used to wash, and then you went along a boardwalk to the cookhouse.
- In its dormitories, there are more than 300 cells, four chapels, guest-rooms and a cookhouse.
- Later Guy Butler turned the old cookhouse at the village into an accommodation hostel.
- In the Army, soldiers were fed by lining them up at the cookhouse door and then dumping food on their held-out plates.
- Good, you can get down to the cookhouse and cook it.
- It reminded me of the classic cookhouse you'd find on a working ranch.
- Better still, I was entitled to double rations in the cookhouse.
- Visits were also made to cookhouses, messrooms and officers' messes, and the royal couple were presented to non-commissioned officers and their wives.
- By 1992, however, the Nation opened a health center and later built a cookhouse, a council house, a playground, and recreation facilities.
- British Army engineers detonate them in between planes taking off and landing in a series of controlled explosions that have become as routine to the troops guarding the airport as going to the cookhouse for breakfast every morning.
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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