In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He is a sprawling maverick with a gravel-slide voice and bluesy guitar copied by Eric Clapton, idolised by Phil Collins and revered for his gruff love ballads.
- Jeff, who idolizes his mother, insists on emulating the conservative upbringing of his youth.
- Pre-pubescent boys love her, screaming little girls idolise her, 20 somethings want to be her and old men look at her and wish they were forty years younger.
- Doug loved watching James Bond movies and idolised the bad guys, always plotting and scheming to become one himself, ‘only successful’ was his idea.
- He is one of those players who opposition players and fans love to hate at the same time as he is idolised in his own backyard.
- Some religions have several Gods, demi-Gods or deities, but they are also idolized or venerated by their followers.
- This year's group includes a single mum who loves Beyonce, a rocker who idolises Pink, and a handyman who bears a resemblance to first series runner-up Shannon Noll.
- The calf took food from Papa and me but she clearly idolized Mother as the savior who brought the bottle.
- She idolises her artist mother, Ingrid, who is as strong and dangerous as she is beautiful.
- I realize that as much as I respect these musicians, I do not idolize them very much in the form of hero worship.
- These are helping people to find mates identifying and uniting against enemies venerating or idolising a figure, institution or ideology.
- In fact in the same way that Victoria admires me, he idolizes Morgan, though I don't know why.
- Sheridan adored and idolized his big brother, Toews noted.
- Tributes poured in from Republicans who idolized him and Democrats who respected his love of country and his political skills.
- She has one annoying but lovable big brother that looks out for her, and a little sister that adores and idolizes her.
- Those had been the years when she idolized her mother, and the Queen Aurora could commit no crime in her daughter's innocent eyes.
- My mother idolised my father and I know my father loved my mother deeply.
- Oscie's relationship with her mother has shifted from idolizing her to taking care of her.
- In my early teens my friends and I simply adored and idolised the fabulous 1958 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup winning team, of which Ray was inside left.
- She was a keen music fan who loved pop music and idolised Justin Timberlake.
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