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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- He said gullies have not been cleaned in spite of complaints to the Council and wires have been exposed in a damaged lamp post.
- The family claim the only correspondence they had received from the council was a letter to say that if the lamp post was moved it would be necessary to put in two others elsewhere.
- The accident occurred when a single bus mounted a pavement and crashed into a steel lamp post on the busy main quay of the city.
- A banned driver drove his car dangerously down St Peters Way and then demolished a lamp post as he tried to escape police.
- We are also getting a Victorian lamp post at the chip shop side of the green which will be in the same style as the railings.
- A concrete lamp post was knocked down outside my house by a speeding car on an icy road in mid-December last year.
- Lou's car turned around, and sped off down the quiet dark street as Ted stood under the glow of a lamp post, reflecting on all that had happened that night.
- A lone crow flew through the sky, landed on a lamp post and looked over the street.
- A ten-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after a metal lamp post fell on him while he was playing.
- We look for the lost keys under the lamp post because that is where there is light.
- The pale light from a nearby lamp post revealed Fiona glaring at him.
- A driver who rammed two cars was so drunk he could not manoeuvre his vehicle and was seen staggering away after it hit a lamp post, a court was told.
- Mr Davies said workers had been drilling a hole for a lamp post when the machinery struck the pipe.
- The Metro came to rest in the driveway of a house in Battle Road after striking a lamp post and hitting a brick wall.
- The Range Rover, totally off course, went straight into a lamp post.
- The only light that was coming into the room was from the outside lamp post in the parking lot.
- A staff member had seen the owner abandon the dog, tying him to a lamp post at Ashton Market after failing to sell the animal.
- At first, Mr Allott wanted to mount the official-looking camera on a lamp post but council planning officers refused.
- The vehicle hit a lamp post next to the concrete median barrier adjacent to the fast lane.
- He was driving along Rayleigh Road when he lost control and hit a lamp post near the junction with Tudor Road.
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