In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- However, by the time you add service, coffee and petit fours, wine, water, etcetera, it is shaping up for a typical spend of £45 per head.
- You spend all your time texting and calling, pestering people to do their parts, and rushing about attending to little details like reserving rooms and finding out who's got a laptop and who can make a presentation, etcetera.
- The agenda is anti-EU, anti-immigration, pro-'family values ’, etcetera.
- It's undeniable that they are very suspicious of the European programme of international courts, laws, treaties, etcetera.
- ‘When I was playing I realised that I knew exactly what I should do, where I should pass, how I should run, etcetera,’ he said recently.
- Why don't the reporters covering Hollywood reject the deals, because ultimately the stars and the producers, etcetera, need the media to get their story out?
- There are some classes where the teacher sets up an e-group, and you have to join it because that's where he gives out assignments and announcements, etcetera.
- ‘Because as well as that, you must also master all other parts of Japanese culture, such as calligraphy, flower arranging, ceramics, etcetera,’ she said.
- So accusing me of inciting violence, of provoking a bloody revolution, etcetera, it is because they have those things in their minds and they project their scheme of thinking into other people's minds.
- It makes it much, much easier to make pastries, muffins, noodles, pie crusts, etcetera that stay together nicely with almost no skill or additives required.
- We have a great team of volunteers who want to help with press kits, promotions, etcetera, but it's tough.
- Typically, this positive action constitutes the handing over of wages so that another member of society will be provided with medical care, a government pension, etcetera.
- No, it depends on what is culturally viable and imaginable: can she find work, freely choose what to do and where to go, receive fair and equal pay, etcetera?
- Alan, is there any accountability held by media, by networks, by newspapers, etcetera, for the people who've been making these wrong calls?
- Out of sheer desperation, I tried to steer the conversation around to normal, interesting things, like our oncoming theses, good theses advisers, our projects at the agency, etcetera.
- Instead we plunged into a discussion of ad campaigns I've done in school and during internship, how familiar I am with the ins and outs of the whole advertising process, etcetera.
- The local scout troop is looking for donations of bric-a-brac, toys, books, videos, unwanted gifts, etcetera.
- There are issues galore affecting the people - the lack of good jobs, the corporate looting of our pensions, health care for all, energy independence, etcetera - but these were mostly ignored.
- We have thousands and thousands of books about the founding fathers' pursuit of liberty, happiness, etcetera and nothing about the men who delivered the goods, the innovators.
- I believe the Philippines must be the only country in the world where people are actually required to place their pictures, height, weight, civil status, religion, etcetera in the résumé.
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