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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- They can do it at the voting booth every 4 years, but it's the same old cronies that run for office.
- Former party leaders and their cronies have been questioned for corruption allegations.
- Critics dismissed him as a political crony with little emergency-services experience.
- The Thai prime minister and his political cronies are multi-millionaires.
- As is now apparent, he and his cronies seemed to have lied spectacularly about it all.
- Labour and their cronies of do-gooders now believe that first and second time burglars should not be sent to jail.
- Being a crony of the president has never been grounds for disqualification.
- When I'm out with my grandfather and his cronies, they all seem to leer at me and behave like horny stags in rutting season.
- Worse, he would lose all control of the network of corrupt businesses he has created to support his family and his cronies.
- Will you stop the practice of appointing ex cronies to plum overseas postings?
- With the stockmarkets slumping, New Labour's business cronies are not so keen to stump up donations.
- But as an ex-Clinton crony he would say that, wouldn't he?
- All that's needed is the support of a few like-minded political cronies and hey presto!
- What, they might not be able to get one of their crony buddies a job in the future?
- I would not describe him as a political crony.
- He wakes up late on Sunday morning and meets for brunch with a few of his cronies.
- It is this sheep-like loyalty that has turned many a hard-nosed businessman into a servile crony.
- Black and his cronies had sold themselves company assets at knockdown prices.
- Some of these oligarchs developed especially close relations with Yeltsin and his cronies.
- They smash up whole countries, then give their cronies contracts to rebuild them.
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