In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1gresca femininepelea femininethe first day of the sales is a free-for-all — el primer día de las rebajas es una auténtica batalla campal
- Do we want these decisions to be planned and to know who the decision-makers are, or do we want to leave it to an industry free-for-all?
- While they watched their country disintegrate, the war became an international free-for-all.
- After establishing a basic rhythmic pattern and singing a verse or two, the group would dive face first into extended, complex, interactive musical free-for-alls.
- There's no real message - it's a bit of a free-for-all with no-one and nothing escaping unscathed.
- The free-for-all was an event where the clowns fought each other with oversized mauls for ten minutes.
- So the actual governing of this situation here right now is a little bit of a free-for-all.
- The roundabout had no markings before and sometimes could be a bit of a free-for-all, but everyone was used to it and I never heard of any crashes there.
- Some are set up for moderated debate, some seem like a free-for-all, and some do not want arguments.
- Some of the women were opposed to a public forum and felt such a meeting could turn into a free-for-all and there would be no structure to the meetings.
- After that the game descended into a fraught free-for-all.
- Everyone knows that sailing on the Auckland harbour is a free-for-all.
- The country is just too fragile for a journalistic free-for-all, they say.
- Driving in Colombo's permanent rush-hour is a free-for-all in which the most daring chancer wins.
- If human violence is just a vast free-for-all of people merely reacting to the wrongs they've suffered, who started the fights in the first place?
- The music is loud and intense, and the dancing is more like a free-for-all karate-match than a style.
- Since just about anyone can make a citizen's arrest, many situations quickly devolve into free-for-alls.
- Ushers tried to control the free-for-all as the rest competed for the remaining seats toward the back of the hall.
- What had been a tightly played game suddenly turned into a free-for-all as the pitcher lost control.
- She is heartbroken that a free-for-all now exists whereby anyone can set up an agency without background checks being done.
- The curators can be applauded in their attempt to give structure to the traditional free-for-all.
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