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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- To her surprise, instead of Yelena's usual look of irritation and displeasure, their mother had tears running down her face.
- She muttered, flicking ashes irritably at a passing woman, who snorted her displeasure.
- The man's face is set in a displeased grimace, his brow furrowed in certain displeasure.
- Recriminations and quips, annoyance and displeasure - these are parts of the game.
- Looking up at Thomas she saw a look of great discomfort and displeasure.
- Ms Sheehan encouraged the rally to show the government their displeasure with the development at the next state elections.
- Irritated bees make their displeasure known, by administering painful stings.
- Talk of £120,000 a week rightly led to disgruntled Manchester United fans showing their displeasure.
- Williams is disgusted but uses her displeasure in determined fashion, winning the next point to earn a set point.
- His usual good humored expression had dissolved into one of annoyance and displeasure.
- The irate couple got up to leave in disgust, and the woman barked her displeasure at the waiter.
- All these memories mean that I associate fishing with pain and extreme displeasure and discomfort.
- However, much to Bryce's displeasure and dismay, Alex was a good player and asset to the team.
- It was with sheer displeasure and utter disgust that I once again witnessed Brian Lara given another bad decision.
- He nodded abruptly, but his eyes were still filled with displeasure and disdain.
- The look of astonishment faded though, and all that was left was her usual look of grim disgust and displeasure.
- Thus disgruntled, he did not well hide his displeasure nor his attitude towards girls in common.
- She looks tired and impatient, lips drawn in a thin line of displeasure.
- His displeasure and irritation with the slow pace of progress at this weekend's Barcelona summit was plain for all to see.
- Stassy couldn't find the words to get her point across, so she let her sneer of revulsion and displeasure do the talking for her.
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