In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The king's adoption of Danish tactics in the winter of 878, such as his use of strongholds and small mobile raiding parties to harry the lands of his enemies, was forced upon him by immediate circumstances.
- The North was harried and the ancient church at Ripon burnt.
- To combat air attacks, and to harry the long-range German Focke-Wulf Kondor aircraft which acted as reconnaissance for the U-boats, makeshift efforts were made to give air cover, before escort carriers were introduced.
- Flying columns harried rebel territory throughout late November, and on 5 December the remnants of the peasant army were surrounded at Hasselt.
- Their mission is to blow up bridges, block roads and generally harry and destroy any enemy forces with which they come into contact.
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- He continued to attack, harry and chase every ball and was rewarded late on with a dramatic Golden Goal.
- Without firm figures, they continued to harry Doig to find them.
- Fabrizio Ravanelli had been impressive harrying the home defenders but had contributed little in attack until he took possession on the right touchline.
- Andy Lawrie harried Clyde goalkeeper Bryn Halliwell sufficiently in the very opening assault to earn the first of two rapid corners.
- ‘All those years later we were still being harried by red tape and Turkish customs and coastguards,’ Dobson recalls.
3harried past participle(harassed)agobiadoatribulado
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