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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- My children have been very supportive and I babysit my grandchildren nearly every day.
- Mr and Mrs Gill have three sons and a daughter, as well as six grandchildren.
- But I would quite like my grandchildren to see what their naughty old grandma got up to.
- Six decades, three daughters and six grandchildren later, they remain as happy as ever.
- Mr Davies is divorced, with a son, daughter and four grandchildren who he has never met.
- My mum loved her grandchildren and spent as much time as possible with them.
- They have lived most of their lives here, and their children and grandchildren were born here.
- He was widowed four years ago and has four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
- When the family's grandchildren turned up, all of us kids would play together.
- Now she plans to use some of her winnings to start a college fund for her two grandchildren.
- Both her adult children work and she looks after her three grandchildren on an almost permanent basis.
- Jessie had been babysitting for her grandchildren and had not had time to check the numbers herself.
- They have one daughter and two grandchildren, who now live at their old farmhouse in South Cerney.
- Jennifer, who is married and has six grandchildren, has been visiting Bill daily.
- Now she has 14 grandchildren and thinks she makes a better grandparent than she was a mother.
- Later in life, Jan enjoyed spending time with her four grandchildren and one step grandchild.
- The former primary school teacher is mother of three children, and has two grandchildren.
- My two grandchildren, a girl of six and a boy of nearly 10, have to share a bedroom.
- The film crew came out last week to my house and filmed me and the family, my three daughters and grandchildren.
- I ran across to my daughter-in-law to look after my grandchild and started running down to the field.
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