In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I ducked down in onto my hands and knees, and right before my eyes, I saw the jackknife that Todd was carrying discarded on the ground, it was tremendously shiny, and glittered in the company of a red handle.
- Adam had chosen a jackknife rather than a fixed blade.
- Pen clips, protractors, and jackknives have left hacked shapes to tell people how dull it all was when they sat here.
- With a jackknife, he whittled a point on a thin green stick pulled from a maple branch.
- The shorter girl snarled her frustration and lunged after him with her jackknife, tearing a horizontal gash in his right pant leg.
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