In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Composed mainly of Germans and some Englishmen, the club was fanatically secretive about its activities, demanding that members abided by strict rules.
- He was an Englishman committed to his nation's titanic economic struggle against the Dutch.
- Nor was the Finn thrilled by the prospect of having the abrasive Englishman for a team-mate next year.
- At one point there was an Englishman, an Irishman, a Welshman and a Scot on the first page of the leaderboard.
- But his arrival changed the way that football is played in England, and the way it is played by Englishmen.
- But he had declared of himself that he had been born in England, and that he was an Englishman.
- There were, then, good practical reasons why Englishmen should control the English Church and mould its character and personnel.
- Those fans who want an Englishman to run the national side will be encouraged by the football Premiership table this morning.
- I believe it is my right as an Englishman to celebrate my national day and an infringement of my rights to stop celebrations.
- Firstly, I still believe that the England manager's job should have gone to an Englishman.
- But none of the Englishmen will say that England will win.
- They're people of her own sort, regular middle-class Englishmen and Englishwomen.
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