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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- It acted as a foyer, a reception area, and an arts space, although we hardly ever displayed any art there.
- For the theatre audiences, the foyers become vivacious and intimate with the harbour, and for the promenading public the colonnade will provide a shaded respite from Sydney's remorseless western sun.
- As part of the revamp, the unique auditorium will remain, with only technical improvements, but there are plans for two new studios, a workshop, expanded offices, dressing rooms and public foyers, and terrace spaces.
- Facilities will include a foyer area, catering, toilets, box office, reception and first aid.
- I was worrying about this in the foyer of a hotel in Paris while waiting for Justin to show up.
- He added that the change would also allow better use to be made of the foyer area.
- I bought my ticket at the desk in the public foyer - a wonderfully light and airy reception area.
- In fact, he spends his days driving around, loitering in the foyers of office buildings, and often sleeping in his car at night.
- We had to create a bouquet for the leading lady and a display for the theatre foyer and another using a huge piece of driftwood.
- He spotted the professor in the foyer of the building, about to head to his office.
- Not too many people were in the hotel foyer, so they didn't cause too much of a scene.
- In addition to new floor finishes and lighting, it features a floating white wall that clads the boundary interfacing the public foyers and the theatres.
- More than 100 firefighters fought to control the blaze and, although they saved the entrance hall and foyers of the cinema, the auditorium and stage area were totally destroyed.
- He stalks the bars and foyers of five-star hotels, disconnected from family and country, isolated and seemingly impenetrable.
- It's three o'clock in the afternoon and I've been waiting an hour for her in the foyer of a London hotel.
- I realise that I have ‘foyer friends’ - people I regularly meet in theatre foyers and see nowhere else.
- However, the only available land was the space used for coach parking to the south and adjacent to the theatre's entrance and foyers.
- A feature of the theatre is that all the foyer areas and the auditorium are accessible to wheelchairs.
- Jessica stopped in her tracks when she saw her family waiting in the hotel foyer for her.
- It was described as an open concept building with a grand foyer and vaulted ceilings.
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