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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- The contractors are expected to begin putting up hoardings and fences around the site on Monday.
- By definition, building site hoardings are rarely things of beauty.
- The event is to finalise plans to screen off the old Larch Street site with colourful hoardings while it is being developed.
- Bromley is currently enlisting artists to submit 8ft x 12 ft artworks on a 170 ft length on the building-site style hoardings.
- Garda sources say hoardings and barriers similar to those used at concert venues would be put up to assist in security.
- ‘Bholu’ will now be associated with all Railway related activities, including hoardings and advertisements.
- I recall the reason that they started to put viewing grilles into those huge blue hoardings used to seal off building sites.
- The hoardings erected to secure the site obscure the amount of work that has actually taken place.
- There's an unusual poster gracing the hoardings and boarded-up buildings of Toronto the past few weeks.
- High Street doesn't have the volume of pedestrians but it does have nine problem points posed by poles and, at present, building hoardings.
- A 2.5 metre hoarding was erected around the building site, nearly 50 cm higher than recommended.
- But wouldn't you know - a hoarding has been erected inches away from it, so it's impossible to get anywhere near.
- And, he says, we must learn from them in erecting hoardings.
- The land here is flat; not a hill offers any distraction from all these dirty concrete flat-roofed buildings with their hoardings.
- A builder's hoarding had to be placed round the entire building while replacements were made.
- Builders erected hoardings at Epsom's clock tower on Monday as renovation work began to restore the monument to its former glory.
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- These messages would also be displayed on hoardings in Delhi and Mumbai.
- Trees had been uprooted, telegraph poles broken, roofs torn off, advertising hoardings smashed and lorries turned over.
- With three million advertising hoardings across the country bearing his image, the 33-year-old comic is a hard man to miss.
- Turn right and follow the rim of the delightful Clashach Cove, whose story is displayed on an artistic hoarding.
- Personally I'd be happy to see hoardings removed altogether from public spaces.
- And the other has gone on the rampage against hoardings displaying too much flesh.
- In the 1992 General Election, the tobacco industry donated all its advertising hoardings to the Conservative Party, for campaign messages.
- Dewar said that the argument should be conducted on the facts, not irresponsible scare-mongering on advertising hoardings.
- There is a rule that not just company nameplates but also all public hoardings should have their messages in Kannada, too.
- There are those advertisement hoardings all across the boundary line and it still is that lush green outfield.
- They sign contracts with long rows of zeroes after the figure; they see their picture above the streets on advertising hoardings 50m high.
- The BBC documentary stated, almost with glee, that tobacco, advertising and advertising hoardings are banned in the Himalayan kingdom.
- They have removed the various advertising hoardings and paid attention to the stonework.
- If Vajpayee is re-elected Prime Minister, the cloth will go and hoardings will display his beaming visage.
- A famous London store has used advertising hoardings depicting chocolate with dispensers that released a chocolate smell.
- The plans were lodged by Braintree Methodist Church on the open land, which is enclosed by fencing and advertisement hoardings.
- And advertising hoardings across the city show fat inside a cigarette with the warning: Don't clog it.
- The hoardings display the London 2012 Candidate City logo with the words ‘Hounslow: Back the Bid’ underneath.
- Windscreen washers and roadside advertising hoardings mounted on trailers are to be outlawed from Tauranga's streets.
- Apart from the winner getting the free watch, the winning slogan will also be displayed on the hoarding.
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