In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Polio may have deprived Kannan of his legs, but it has not deterred his indefatigable spirit and desire to achieve and inspire others as well.
- For a couple of hours there is hectic activity and on every side there are vigorous walkers and indefatigable joggers getting their morning exercise.
- King's indefatigable efforts in the pursuit of a better world for future generations are to be applauded.
- He's indefatigable, like the sides he puts on the park.
- Through his mother's contacts, he acted as if he were born to greatness, whereas in truth he had to achieve it by his own indefatigable efforts.
- Brilliant as he was indefatigable, he recreated the Zuni past from their syllables and potsherds.
- Intelligent, courageous, dynamic, indefatigable and compassionate are the words that best describe young Tom.
- Later that evening, the indefatigable management team inducts the 200 new staff at the Teviot bar in preparation for this year's festival.
- More useful were sessions with Madame Mansouri, a physiotherapist, who was indefatigable in her attempts to get Kit to sit up unaided, to roll over and to crawl.
- Like a restive monkey, it dangles from each vine of contemplation for hardly a millisecond and moves ahead with indefatigable enthusiasm.
- The rain came down; there seemed to be only performers, booth owners, security officers and some indefatigable limers left.
- That evening, we ate and relaxed around the fire - free of the indefatigable bugs and oppressive heat of the night before.
- But he was just indefatigable when it came to his relationships with women.
- However, Titik, 34, is now enjoying the fruits of her persistence and indefatigable spirit.
- He has been an indefatigable defender of Epsom General Hospital.
- And it was a shining example of how history is really forged, not recorded, baptized in the indefatigable whirl of media spin.
- He was indefatigable in his industry and sense of curiosity.
- A whistle-stop tour of the home of Renaissance painting, by gondola, vaporetto and on foot, with Sir Tim as our indefatigable guide.
- She has been indefatigable in helping us to counter a threat, which may have repercussions over a far wider area, than that occupied by this charming little cottage.
- One can only salute such indefatigable souls, and wish them success in their efforts.
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