In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(make hissing sound)silbar
- During Ellie's report, the radio fizzled loudly, and a desperate male voice sounded.
- The lights fizzled, and then a loud snap reached everyone's ears and the light just above Darren's head jerked and fell downward in a wild dance.
- The lights up and down the street fizzled and popped, their sparks the last bit of light on a suddenly darkened street.
- Just that quick the light fizzled and she was back in the hall.
- The voice fizzled and crackled once more, and everything fell silent.
- She lost her race with the lights though, as the last one, far down the path from where she was, flickered twice and fizzled.
- World Cup fever in Argentina fizzled out into muted silence as England claimed victory in the latest chapter of a fierce soccer rivalry stretching back decades.
- The fraud story began to fade about a week ago, fizzling for lack of substance.
- It soon fizzled out, though the ‘revolt’ in France did lead to some educational reforms.
- That might not seem like a lofty goal, but after the plans last year fizzled out and the hoped-for inaugural festival was cancelled, it's a realistic one.
- But these movements all fizzled out, for two reasons.
- Only two more scores were to be had in the remaining 30 minutes, as all life fizzled out beneath a haze of rain and the glaring floodlights.
- When the game fizzled out, so did any hint of animosity.
- But Scotland's hopes of mounting a meaningful revival and posting a challenging target fizzled out when they lost four more quick wickets.
- The 33rd edition of the award fizzled out for many reasons.
- Eventually it fizzled out in most of Europe and the US, but the tradition has been kept alive in the Western Isles, as it has in the rural areas of the Deep South.
- People associated with the tourist trade say that the tourist boom has fizzled out and occupancy rate has fallen to eight to ten per cent.
- Like World Series Cricket itself, the game fizzled out to a draw.
- However, those protests lacked co-ordination and, once their leaders were arrested, quickly fizzled out.
- The two sides remain sharply polarised, and periodic attempts to bridge the wide gulf between them have fizzled out.
- A golfing boom in one of Europe's richest countries has fizzled out, with half the newly-built Swiss golf clubs crying out for members.
- But, overall, it was vacuous stuff, came to nothing, and fizzled out.
- Following a meeting with threats to withhold council tax payments, the protest fizzled out in the face of an uncompromising council.
- During the final half-hour, it fizzled out as a contest, neither side able to break the deadlock.
- The anarchist movement fizzled out, so why do they even try?
- When she returned to Britain, the relationship fizzled out.
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