In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1innumerableon innumerable occasions — en infinidad de ocasiones
- Unfortunately it is often the cause of innumerable avoidable tragedies too.
- Britain's history as a sea-faring nation has left our coastline peppered with innumerable wrecks.
- We appeared on websites and took innumerable calls from well-wishers.
- In my personal life I've lived in three major homes, stayed on innumerable floors and been to America a fair few times.
- It is a scene which has been played out innumerable times on the streets of housing estates across the country.
- But there is still a reminder of innumerable court cases in the imposing oak bench in court number five.
- He saw comrades cut down around him and endured innumerable sufferings in the trenches but miraculously survived.
- My mother used to tell me a story about a young woman whose chief domestic duty was cooking for her innumerable brothers.
- The innumerable talks and discussions on budget in the city are amazing.
- Staff at the school have innumerable anecdotes about how the children they look after take every meaning literally.
- A great portion of the book is devoted to chronicling her innumerable tours to various parts of the world.
- There are innumerable programs on the market that do this - all protected by copyright.
- Any artistic movement relies on innumerable people expressing similar feelings at the same time.
- If we tried to do a count of the similarities shared by all individual humans, we would find them to be innumerable.
- Within ten minutes drive from San Pedro there are about two dozen golf courses, and innumerable building sites.
- I sat surrounded by flowers and portraits and innumerable tributes to him.
- The book has been embraced by various cultures and intellectual societies in innumerable lands across the globe.
- And the innumerable accolades that have come his way seem to motivate him further.
- The pavements on the road are fast disappearing and there are innumerable potholes on the entire stretch.
- These small businesses play a vital role in the economies of innumerable coastal communities.
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