In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But this is too often background music, and that's a crying shame.
- Some businesses will not recover at all, and it's a crying shame.
- It is a crying shame there are not more people like him people who stand up for what they believe in and shame the councillors who sit on the fence and do not fight for their voters.
- It would be a crying shame if they were to vanish.
- There is a crying need for a wider selection of candidates.
- The volume of traffic in that street daily is a crying shame and people who have to shop in the town centre are always on edge with the speed and volume of traffic.
- There obviously is a crying need for a reform of the law.
- Is there anything that suggests to you a crying need to create a national curriculum?
- I believe this was a strong bid and it is a crying shame that it has been unsuccessful.
- It would be a crying shame for the Council to sell it.
- It would be a crying shame if the carnival disappeared all because of the fear of what might happen.
- I've decided that not going there would be a crying shame.
- It's a crying shame that the city can't find a way to promote the environment without penalising tourism.
- Given our fast-degenerating communal scenario, there is a crying need to dispel the multiplying misunderstandings about each other.
- That anyone would call this a victory is a crying shame.
- And there is a crying need for fundamental reform in that area.
- There is a crying need to debunk the myths surrounding the entire ideology: the sooner the better.
- There is a crying need for an imaginative debate about what future schooling could, and should, look like.
- She added: ‘I wouldn't advise anyone to live round here and it's a crying shame because it used to be a lovely place.’
- They just don't make films like this anymore, and it's a crying shame.
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