In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Then without even giving a proper bill of charges, they went ahead and deactivated my connection since I had allegedly exceeded my calling value.
- He led Jess out by her good arm, stopping at the front of the bar to deactivate the alarm system.
- It may have been that the transponder was deactivated in order to keep a pilot from raising the alarm.
- Some approaches include a ‘killed’ vaccine, which means deactivating the virus so it can do no harm.
- Two of the members of the squad have already bagged the gallantry medal for deactivating a live explosive which was planted in a Police quarters.
- The power to the building went out, thus deactivating the servers, the cable connection was down and none of the IT staff could get to the office to handle the crisis.
- Gen. Deddy S. Komarudin said later in the day the incident was purely an accident, and no other parties were involved in deactivating the grenade.
- This will speed deactivating the phone if it was stolen.
- The survey also showed most parents were unaware that child car seats should never be used on any seat fitted with an airbag unless the airbag is deactivated.
- The council is also reminding local people that when they go on holiday they will not be able to deactivate their burglar alarm if it is falsely triggered.
- It will deactivate any drones or tracking weapons that get too close.
- He pressed the switch to deactivate the program, then his weapons faded and he opened the door.
- It is said that certain music will deactivate brain cells, which is the root cause of negative thoughts.
- Kevin ran to a computer and deactivated the shields and weapons.
- At the last possible second, when Eusi saw that the Vanguard had not made a single move to power up its weapons or shields, she deactivated the blades.
- Assuming I can find all the motion sensors, I can deactivate them.
- The prison guards had deactivated the emergency call buttons in the solitary cells.
- If vegetables or herbs are blanched before they are frozen, this deactivates enzymes and ‘sets' their colour.
- Whatever controls were on, she has deactivated them and reinstalled her own.
- Once they walked away, the polling officer would deactivate the machine and their vote would be recorded as a ‘no’ vote.
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