In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I live in that cursed keyboard world; it's so terribly lonely, and frustrating when your computer breaks.
- He finds out from Gandalf how dangerous the ring is and must make the trip to distant Rivendell to decide the fate of the cursed item.
- For those unfamiliar with the design of the cursed building I inhabit, I live in the (rather shabbily) converted attic.
- Hamlet said, as I recall, ‘O cursed spite that ever I was born to set it right,’ or something like that.
- Despite being an ode to the cursed Maple Leafs, this song succeeds by playing up the superstition inherent in hockey.
- If the sacred remnants of the ancients fall into this cursed fate, all but one will parish.
- She was now not quite a widow, which for a Bengali Hindu woman would be the most cursed state, but a woman who brings her family misfortune and death.
- No one expects peace in this cursed paradise yet.
- The instant their prince drew the cursed blade, its power reached out to them.
- A shy New York artist fears she may have descended from a family of cursed women who turn into panthers when turned on.
- The cursed videotape is nothing compared to the original.
- Because of my misfortune, I am hunted and condemned like a cursed criminal.
- For those who haven't seen the movie, the plot hinges around a cursed video which causes anyone who watches it to die within seven days.
- I gave up all vices, unlike my cursed evil twin, who was often sighted at local pubs in the company of women of questionable virtue.
- But the attempt was marred by technical difficulties ranging from slow camera updates to not having the cursed thing plugged in.
- And if his cursed power keeps me in the world of the living, then I shall bury my morals.
- Meanwhile, everyone she films with her cursed camera meets an untimely doom.
- Their cursed digital cameras flared out those blinding blue and green lights throughout the concert.
- Why do you have to go to law school and live with your girlfriend and leave me behind to languish and molder in this cursed workplace?
- The pace picks up as the crew from the cursed ship starts an eerie song and the celebrating sailors try to counter with a merry drinking song of their own.
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