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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- Too much legislation, as a result, was last-minute and poorly thought out.
- Will there be a last-minute dash for the on-off lovers to be reunited?
- You can check your e-mails while you are out shopping or you've got time to book a last-minute flight or rail journey.
- Despite last-minute government moves to avert the strike, it went ahead on Thursday.
- No matter how many last-minute things you have to fit in before December 25, try to find time for a manicure.
- The teenager is now busy making last-minute plans before she jets off in early April.
- A last-minute rescue plan has saved Bradford's Priestley Centre from closure.
- Following his re-admittance, he has faced a further series of last-minute cancellations.
- There will no doubt be further last-minute changes to the new pensions regime due to begin after April 5.
- I urge everyone to get involved in last-minute campaigning to save them.
- But despite a strong start, France came back with a dramatic last-minute victory.
- Bidding closes today and if you wish to top the single bid with a well-timed last-minute offer, the book is yours.
- Yorkshire buyers expected to leave rest of country in wake as they splash out on last-minute presents
- Although talk suggests the recruitment of several of them was a bit of a last-minute scramble, it looks well crafted.
- Adults smile and wish each other well as they hurry along doing last-minute chores.
- An amateur operatic society has found a last-minute venue for a show which looked like being cancelled.
- He may have been prey to last-minute doubts, but the more likely explanation was that his visit was a prelude to an approval.
- A last-minute offer may be a ruse or a bluff but I'm the guy who ought to make that call.
- However most were anticipating a hectic Christmas Eve as last-minute shoppers make a dash to the high street.
- He called candidates in target seats to offer last-minute encouragement from a Midlands phone centre.
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