In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A shop boss today told how he faces a mass exodus of staff following two robberies at his store within 48 hours.
- The chief executive resigns amid an ongoing exodus of clients and partners.
- According to one player, Blackadder's departure could be the signal for a general exodus.
- With poor openings here, the state also sees an annual exodus of trained professionals.
- There was a mass exodus of people who had sat through at least two hours of a process that hadn't concerned them.
- After all, what did the massive exodus of spectators say to the Westmeath boys last Saturday?
- It is quite an exodus for a rural club, with some of the departed difficult to replace.
- A mass exodus is the surest evidence you will find for the brutality of a particular country.
- Contrary to popular belief, there will not be a mass exodus of age and experience.
- The mass exodus of European technical skills adversely affected both quality and productivity.
- It predicted that if they got their way there would be ‘a mass exodus of money and jobs’.
- The families of the eight detainees were forced to join the exodus.
- He will not be the first, or the last, and inviting one or two into the A-team squad for training will not serve to halt the exodus.
- The exodus followed a new, more restrictive immigration act adopted by Malaysia.
- If the match is cancelled it could spark a mass exodus to the many stillwater fisheries in the region.
- A white bird of prey hovers above what appears to be a mass exodus of fleeing animals.
- Our elections seem to prompt little more than a mass exodus to the pub.
- Once people get their lives scraped back together a bit, I think there may be a mass exodus from Florida.
- With the exodus from villages to cities, most families have never been to a swim.
- A mass exodus of foreign workers would also cripple the oil industry.
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