In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was only the start of a day of frenzied police activity across London.
- As they questioned the Algerian fugitive, another man who was in the flat launched a frenzied attack with a kitchen knife.
- The songs are frequently manic and frenzied but just before you burn out they slow down and become melodious.
- On Monday, after a frenzied period of work, a third of the speed restrictions will be lifted as quickly as they were put in place.
- But in the frenzied world of speed dating it's all you've got before crunch time.
- It's a frantic, frenzied melee, something I imagine a planet collapsing in on itself might sound like.
- The frenzied stage show is more manic than a Hollywood depiction of a psychiatric ward.
- Thus they began to reap the rewards of a year of desperate, frenzied activity.
- Let me stop here, before this devolves into another frenzied and unfounded rant.
- This level of formal, constricted thought is liable to get more relaxed people whipped up into a frenzied rage.
- The tribesmen were all bunched together in clumps, and they too seemed frenzied with excitement.
- We took our seats and tried to make sense of the frenzied activity and furious number calling all around us.
- In false military dress, Garlin had the crowd frenzied with a great performance.
- The greyhound, which appeared as Jessie in the hit film, was badly injured in a frenzied attack by a pit bull terrier.
- But in those who have seen it, Pop Idol seems to have aroused a frenzied passion.
- A major inquiry is to be launched into how a psychiatric patient killed a grandfather in a frenzied attack.
- Gail was becoming frenzied and was attacking randomly in the hope that he would get lucky.
- When not on campaign, he fluctuated between frenzied activity and languid repose.
- As we go to press, media interest in him is little short of frenzied.
- Clubs and tournaments are springing up everywhere, but nowhere is the activity more frenzied than on the internet.
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