In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Breakfast isn't just about putting fuel in your tank to help drive you through the day.
- He says he wants to remain in active politics, but this isn't easy in the new Scotland.
- He isn't sure what he's going to do if it goes over to Monday because he's got a meeting then.
- The signs are that it isn't going to be as big a hit as many of his other films.
- This isn't about politics but about the men and women who choose to serve this country.
- It's harder to find a cyclist obeying the law than one who isn't and it's not just kids.
- He isn't nerdy, but he is repelled by what he feels is the machismo of current music.
- Name calling such as this does nothing to convince me that the agency isn't doing a good job.
- No one has ever been able to demonstrate this, for the simple reason that it isn't true.
- Well it isn't the full marathon but it might as well be for this group of runners.
- So isn't that more of a reason to teach him how to handle the Press, rather than shelter him?
- Championing the lesser evil to avoid the greater one isn't a tactic that works here.
- The windows are closed and there are no flowers in the house so I know this isn't from that.
- The public may not be entirely in the know, but it isn't entirely in the dark, either.
- This is an observation on a par with pointing out to us that the world isn't flat.
- We are using him as a striker but he isn't one and I think that showed a bit with the chance he missed.
- We do the same and put out only one bag each week which isn't full, but I fear we are in the minority.
- Conrad is concerned that Tanya isn't happy and thinks she is still in love with him.
- The living usually want to go on living, and it isn't possible when horror is too close.
- It could be that they have damaged their own property, which in law isn't an offence.
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