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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- Although hard, the work was rewarding and enjoyable: I spent most of my time playing sports or going out on field trips with gangs of little hooligans.
- A 10-year-old girl fighting for her life after being thrown from an unsaddled horse had just rescued the animal from a gang of hooligans and was trying to take it to safety when the accident occurred.
- Seventy people, if you can call a screaming mob of hooligans human in any meaningful sense of the word, have been arrested for their role in the destruction of 18,000 books and 30,000 manuscripts.
- The hooligans also vandalised changing rooms at a nearby school.
- The government is to get tough on hooligans who cause mayhem with fireworks.
- The Japanese authorities had feared an invasion of English hooligans, but there has been little trouble so far.
- Officers have been given the go-ahead to impose curfews and exclusion zones on young hooligans.
- Residents are being driven out of their homes by young yobs and hooligans who are making their lives a misery.
- Football violence has increased markedly in the city in recent years and there have been numerous outbreaks of trouble between rival hooligan gangs.
- He said: "Obviously, the repeated vandalism of the statue is of great concern and hopefully the mindless hooligans responsible will be caught."
- The hotel was banned from serving late drinks 20 years ago after drunken hooligans made life a misery for residents.
- The hooligan element has re-emerged at every level of football.
- Young hooligans face being barred from Otley as part of a crackdown on crime in the town centre.
- Their peace of mind has been shattered by young hooligans who use the derelict estate as their playground.
- A gang of teenage hooligans has turned a quiet Carroll Gardens park in into a war zone.
- A drunken hooligan who smashed a glass into a motorist's face has been jailed for 18 months.
- Our evidence of the calibre of rank and file terrorists does not support the view that they are mindless hooligans drawn from the unemployed and the employable
- There was nothing unusual about any of this and no doubt the hooligan gangs of both clubs were eager for more trouble after the game.
- But to label the whole Asian community for the acts of a minority is nearly as senseless as labelling every football fan as a hooligan.
- She said the police should have done more to stop the hooligans.
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