In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The new find consists of six axes, two knives (one with textile remains, perhaps from a sack), two different gouges and a broken hammer.
- Last weekend 22 cyclists suffered head injuries or had gouges taken out of their helmets by the same bird.
- Eighteenth-century tools are very hard to come by, presumably because over the years they have been sharpened into oblivion, so most of Webb's gouges date to the nineteenth century.
- A chisel, two gouges, jewelers' shears, and the plane blade were made in Sheffield.
- Hold the nib holder just like you would a pen and push the V gouge along the line.
- A pod auger requires a starting hole which usually is made with a gouge or chisel.
- The students are cautioned to cut away from themselves because the gouge blades are sharp.
- I demonstrated using the gouge to go over the line drawing on the linoleum's surface.
- The hoard contained a gold tress-ring, a gold bracelet, two bronze axes, a knife, a gouge, and a stud.
- Using the V gouge, carve a different texture or pattern into each triangle.
- If the problem is just a few small dings and gouges, these can be quickly prepared with some wood putty.
- The guards were hammering at a closed door, their weapons taking gouges from the painted wood.
- The back of each panel has been scarred with numerous deep gouges where screws were used to attach the paintings to the walls of the cabin.
- The knife in my hands slipped when the wagon hit a rut, nicking a rogue gouge from the piece of wood I was absently whittling down to a toothpick.
- If you will be topping an existing laminate counter, repair any gouges or loose edges and be sure the existing laminate is glued firmly.
- Most of the nicks, scuffs and gouges that currently mar the work are a result of human carelessness, such as carts and chairs banging into the walls.
- With these helpful wood floor repair tips you won't have to cover scratches or gouges with pieces of furniture or area rugs.
- By the end of the trip, you'll recognize the gouges clawed by a black bear climbing a tree, and know where to look for the timeworn autographs of lonely shepherds.
- Regular inspection helps workers to screen for equipment that may have been weakened by corrosion, leakage, pitting, dents or gouges.
- Old carpet samples or large pieces of cardboard are great for sliding appliances out of position, while at the same time, protecting the floor from gouges or scratches.
- Fortunately, the gouge was in an area covered by a sofa, but you do not want to start arranging your furniture according to your gouges.
- Smooth gouges had been made in the floor, cut clean by some immeasurably fine blade in geometric patterns across the lobby floor.
- Some days later he discovered a deep gouge in the paintwork of his car.
- The patterns were created by bullet-size gouges that recurred as border designs.
- Sand to remove any remaining finish and all scratches, gouges, and cuts.
- As the hours passed, Emily occupied herself by taking mental notes of the objects around her: a wooden table with four thick legs, full of scratches and gouges, sat four feet away.
- Do not turn the edger on if the disk is sitting directly on the floor, because you will loose control of the machine and it will leave gouges in your floor.
- I think the last time I tried shaving with blades I left large gouges in my neck.
- They destroy everything in their path and leave deep gouges in the ocean floor.
- Then came re-tiling and painting to replace the gouges made in the walls when the old pipes were torn out.
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- Witnesses said the blast gouged a hole in the ground and propelled the car about 30 ft.
- When the M63 motorway was constructed, gravel was extracted from this site and gouged out huge holes.
- But there were the hoof marks, llama droppings, and thin hard lines like bike tracks gouged into the clay by iron-bound wheels.
- The big storm last week caused some damage, especially near Coles Corner, where the giant waves gouged a hole in the sea wall and washed out some of the pavement.
- In the last six years the mob has caused over £4,000 of damage to the woman's car, including jumping up and down on the bonnet, gouging around the lock, slashing the tyres and bashing in the door.
- When I tripped, I had fallen onto a sharp stone, and it had effectively gouged a considerable hole in both my jeans and my knee.
- The Romans reputedly forded the river a few miles east of Mr Boanas' history-making attempt, but the river is believed to have been marshland then, and without the deep channels gouged out by modern shipping.
- For instance, on March 23, a group went to the town of Rantis and worked for hours to fill two trenches that the army had gouged out of the road to isolate the town.
- A musket ball whined past my ear and gouged a furrow in the trunk of a tree.
- When the skies open up over the desert, watercourses alter, rivers gouge out deep channels and tracks, roads break up, trees are uprooted and our dramatic countryside changes yet again.
- Last year I was daft enough to get the guy to help me with the counter top and the clumsy fellow managed to gouge a great chunk out of the kitchen wall.
- The gravel began to gouge holes in the hard rubber tires of the trucks, and the bumpier rides that resulted led to an increase in the number of mechanical breakdowns.
- Huge chunks were gouged out of neighbouring tower blocks.
- At the rear of the craft struts integral to the ship's docking facilities were bent and crumpled as it hit stern-first, gouging a huge rut through the earth.
- The channel gouged out for the river is about 20 feet deep and flanked by high concrete walls or earth embankments.
- The blades of wind gouged large gashes in the tree, but the tree didn't crumple or fall.
- The bullet had gone through, gouging a ragged hole through the muscle, but missing the bone.
- After scooting laboriously out of the surf an hour earlier, the turtle had lurched slowly up the sand to this spot where she used her dinner-plate sized rear flippers to gouge a hole deep enough to swallow a man's arm.
- There were sleigh tracks gouged into the earth, coming very close to the house… it looked like the sleigh had very nearly plowed into the verandah, said Martin.
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- It would be a whole lot more prosperous if he stopped gouging me and the rest of his captive clients.
- ‘Are cities overstating a threat, overselling a technology, and undercutting more important safety countermeasures to gouge revenues out of their citizens?’
- I also don't think he's trying to gouge me on the increase, which is pretty reasonable.
- Are we being gouged when paying top dollar to use roads and rooms which are deteriorating and ignored?
- We are gouged enough with the outrageous prices of going to a ball game.
- You just want to make sure that people aren't trying to gouge you in the process.
- And while the price of visits, hospital stays and basic laboratory tests are kept artificially low, patients are still gouged.
- Is it possible the insurance companies are gouging us?
- Why have those greedy farmers and construction workers gouging the public when a typically efficient government agency can meet our needs.
- Most airlines in the US will gouge you for taking your bicycle on board, but the Mexican airlines usually let it pass as just another piece of luggage.
- Here's a solution: Stop gouging us with excess fees!
- With the buzz about a possible war helping to drive prices ever higher, we'll look at whether profiteers are gouging you by the gallon.
- Pharmaceutical companies, for instance, need to back up their ‘we care’ message by not gouging customers.
- They had superior technology, but they were sitting on it and gouging us.
- Are we being gouged by the cellphone companies?
- Since they've been gouging me for so long, they ought to be glad to help me earn back a few pennies.
- Well, of course the oil companies are gouging customers.
- And they enjoy their jobs instead of grousing about deadlines or gouging the customer with extra charges.
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