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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- Last time we met, I kept thumping her on the leg as a way demonstrating my affection and she duffed me up.
- What was he going to do, duff me up on the street in front of dozens of people?
- I assumed that to keep the children from duffing each other up I would be required to sit miserably on the sidelines of a soft play centre.
- If you did that in England you'd just get duffed up by some bloke with a bit of a lazy eye who thought you were checking out his girlfriend.
- And there can hardly be a married woman alive who hasn't, many times, felt inclined to duff up her husband, if not actually to wring his neck.
- However, whoever was doing security should be taken outside and duffed up.
- He insists on sitting on the mat where the door might slam on him, and on challenging the same old bruiser of a female four doors down, who duffs him up every time, leaving him cut and scabby.
- I haven't been going out and trying to duff up little kids if they won't give me their pocket money.
- Considering that several players get drunk and duff someone up every week, this could prove to be a valuable source of income.
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