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 fact that somebody is impersonating you is shocking.
- He loves the idea of cleverly impersonating someone else in a letter.
- Nor was I amused that someone out there was impersonating me.
- Although I had a go at impersonating him, I couldn't really live up to that!
- In other words, someone impersonates you for whatever reason - usually to obtain goods and services in your name.
- However hard he tried to impersonate someone who is happy with his lot in life, disillusionment and disappointment punctuated his every sentence.
- If anyone uses similar handles or tries to impersonate someone in a similar vain I will be forced to take similar action.
- Again, I have had absolutely nothing to do with the guy and feel terrible that he's impersonating me.
- A great mimic of voice and gesture, he could impersonate anyone: rich, poor, male, female, elder, youth.
- Anyone who gave false information, impersonated someone else or forged a card faced a £100 fine and two years in prison.
- All afternoon he's successfully impersonated a man who's not hurried, not ruffled, and not full of his own importance.
- Just over one in ten people owned up to impersonating someone else over email.
- We should not trivialise it just because I am impersonating someone.
- She cried real tears instead when the landlord walked in just as I was impersonating him though and immediately threw us out onto the street.
- That prevents the verifying computer from stealing your password and then impersonating you to a third party.
- She did seem to be a help at first, but pretty soon she started impersonating you and writing checks.
- He claimed the KGB got revenge by sending one of their spies to Scotland to impersonate him, copying his style of dress, with orders to behave disgracefully to get him into trouble.
- If someone was to impersonate him, what does he think they would latch on to?
- The technology was not designed to keep people from impersonating someone.
- One of his main concerns was to ensure no one impersonates him at the November vote; impersonations are not uncommon.
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