In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1finalmenteal finaleventually people became used to the idea — con el tiempo, la gente se acostumbró a la idea
- The drug took hold of him and eventually his father had to let him go because he had become a liability.
- It was a bitter blow they did not need and it eventually led to their ninth home defeat of the campaign.
- So is the day eventually going to come, I ask gingerly, when he will be too old to fly to space?
- The voluntary work eventually earned him his chance and he has been taking it ever since.
- The police were alerted and the car was eventually stopped and the three men arrested.
- He stepped on the gas and headed for the road that would eventually lead him home.
- She is learning to be a hairdresser and would like eventually to go to university.
- It was this which resulted in two years of falling sales and eventually to his departure.
- If you keep knocking them back all day, eventually they have to turn over the ball.
- They were initially very keen to see it, but eventually it was vetoed from the top.
- The rain has driven most of them indoors but I eventually spot one lurking on the green.
- Dad was horrified when he eventually found out, but this was the world he lived in.
- I started taking time off to get on top of it, but eventually I had to leave the company.
- Police officers eventually got the animal into a van and returned it to its owner.
- This led to him eventually asking Stephen if he would join him and few other comedians.
- He eventually goes on to apologise, but the apology comes too late for some in his home city.
- In and out of jail, he was eventually referred to a bail hostel in York and has been here ever since.
- She was eventually reported missing seven days later by staff at her former school.
- Needless to say, little by little the idea began to grow on us and eventually we decided to buy it.
- Continue straight ahead at this point and the path eventually joins an access lane.
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