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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- You state that prison serves two purposes - firstly to punish and secondly to protect the public.
- Well, firstly I would take issue with the motives she ascribes to grown-up fans.
- There were a couple of reasons for this, firstly as it was just too damn hot.
- I am on the side of legalising cannabis for a number of reasons, firstly to break the link between cannabis and hard drugs.
- That has changed: firstly, he has not had to contend with long-term injury lay-offs.
- In other words, there is, firstly, a clear economic case for increased immigration.
- Fur isn't a good fashion choice for two reasons, firstly it simply doesn't look very good.
- OK, firstly, will someone decide whether the girls were wearing headscarves or veils.
- There are two axioms; firstly, that legal bans only affect the law abiding.
- Dear Neil, firstly, I'd like to thank you for contributing to our journal on a regular basis.
- These tags are used for a variety of purposes, firstly to format the layout of a web page and secondly to build in links to other pages and files.
- Two problems: firstly, we don't have a hat that she can sleep in, and as a consequence she mangles her head.
- The problem with these views is firstly that it is not clear in what sense dialectics is a logic.
- Funds would then be needed firstly to refurbish the building and then to cover its operating costs.
- If the Government is wrong, that begs two questions: firstly, what does this mean?
- To raise money you need three things: firstly, a powerful cause, well articulated.
- Our criteria were, firstly, we would take people where they wanted to go.
- I asked a couple of questions, firstly to ascertain if the public knew there was not going to be a parade.
- Well firstly I can't escape the impression that the excitable kid is getting a bit carried away.
- Well, firstly I found it an excellent story and it was hard to put it down.
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