In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He said that he'd been out earlier in the day and noticed two telecom guys working on a pole further down the road.
- I'd also have liked it if he'd kept it from them - just for half a season or something.
- Turns out he'd been caught between an armed robbery and some police that just happened to be driving by.
- At the time it was believed he'd vanished because of his problems with drink.
- All evening he'd been sitting quietly on a bench not saying a word to anyone.
- Then it was off into town to look at clothes in a nice new shop he'd seen.
- Instead, he published a condescending repetition of the same stuff he'd run in April.
- He showed me the documentaries he'd made, and at last I felt I was on the main line.
- General opinion was he'd been rewarded for courage rather than for the threat.
- He taught there a while and he could have gone on teaching there forever if he'd wanted.
- There wasn't a riot of protest but he'd won the respect of the fans at least.
- In it was some cloudy water he'd taken from a stream for his high school biology class.
- I had crushed any confidence he'd built up through being involved with someone again.
- Even then he had to return to the TV to watch the free kick again - just to be sure he'd got it right.
- He wanted to talk over the layout and sequencing of portraits in the notebook he'd been carrying.
- He said he'd been working hard recently on his autobiography, which was now half finished.
- He'd promised we could fetch the last bedroom unit for the spare bedroom he'd been fitting out.
- They watched him too, and when he'd quietened down, brought in his two companions.
- Tim later contacted me to inform me he'd been thinking further on this matter.
- Tom didn't tell us at the time, but later we found out that he'd picked it up in a Pawn Shop.
- When I set this up for him the idea was he'd write about books but of course that's not how it's panned out.
- In the first case, he'd have no hope, but in the second the odds were sixty-forty in his favour.
- Another guy selling vegetables told me if there was war he'd be the first to sign up.
- He's been very happy with the meat, the only thing he'd change next time would be the size of the joints.
- If you can help with parts two and three I'm sure he'd be happy to hear from you.
- It would be like a mate in the pub telling you he'd have bought you a pint had you been here 30 seconds ago!
- If Sigmund Freud was alive today and could talk to cats, he'd have a field day.
- More broadly, he'd like to see less interference from Government in all our lives.
- On one hand, he would know ages in advance that the storm was coming, and he'd have enough time to go away.
- Whereas at one point we would always destroy those moves, he'd always want to exemplify them.
- If someone hadn't have stopped him, he'd be halfway down the Channel Tunnel by now.
- A couple of years ago he first began to think he'd like to join monastic life full time.
- This week was going to be the turning point, the time he'd start bringing some maturity to his game.
- He used to sit there and paint and he'd tell us exactly what time the colour would change.
- The wise old heads would advise him to lay up, but he'd invariably go for the big shot.
- He sounds keen to make the step up again but insisted that he'd make no decision in the immediate future.
- A therapist told him that if he didn't become the person he needed to be, he'd be dead in two months.
- Cage was told that in order to get the cast he wanted, he'd have to agree to appear in the film.
- Even if he won the first two and disappeared, he'd have completed the set and have nothing more to prove.
- His name has avoided the headlines, but we actually think he'd be pretty great.
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