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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- Five rooms at Clarence House will be open to the public this year between August 4 and October 17 (at a cost of five pounds and fifty pence).
- I don't know about you folks, but I intend to be alive in fifty or a hundred years, and I certainly intend for my descendants to be alive in two hundred.
- Three hundred fifty men learned to fly under her instruction at Spearfish, South Dakota, her first teaching assignment.
- I will have to burn something like a hundred to a hundred and fifty CD's to be sent out, all of those will be burned on ten or possibly eleven burners.
- Agents say that they sending back over fifty percent of some deliveries because their products don't sell very well.
- Destiny was about Trinity's height and weighed a good fifty pounds more.
- At a time when there are a lot of houses unoccupied in the Killarney urban area, there is massive speculation with some companies and individuals owning anything from five to fifty houses.
- I could tell that not being with in fifty miles of the nearest electrical outlet was driving her crazy.
- Standing fifty paces from me under the trees was an impressive figure.
- I won fifty bucks off of a game of pool, " he said.
- Every week fifty more people were getting laid off, and I knew it was only a matter of time.
- I never thought I would say this, but fifty and a half million French people can't be wrong.
- If all you have on arrival is the equivalent of fifty pound notes, try asking a change bureau at your holiday destination airport to break a note down for you.
- That's over fifty cumulative hours of air travel.
- They exist today in just the same way that they existed for the past fifty and more years.
- They marched fifty miles in 36 hours during one campaign in Italy in 1796.
- ‘Cleaning more than fifty rooms in twelve hours is harder than it seems,’ he replied gruffly.
- Suppose five of the fifty righteous are lacking?
- I mean, its only a hundred and fifty feet or so, right?
- The advantage of reading a book while practicing for pure technique alone is that it enables us to forget the boredom of playing a passage over and over again, a dozen, or fifty or a hundred times until the body has absorbed it.
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