In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(existence) solitario(explorer/sailor) en solitario
- Looking around I spotted only one lone figure at the head of the ship.
- Danny Allen, last year's event winner, was the lone semifinalist.
- Mrs Roberts said she feels as if she is a lone voice and was surprised other families who have lost loved ones in action have not spoken out as well.
- Surely Justice Carney isn't a lone voice on this issue.
- On the contrary, I'll be the first to complain when it stops listening to those lone voices.
- Do you think I want to be the one lone voice against the Hollywood liberal establishment?
- Some days later, the sound of a horn was heard from the lone palm tree during a one-minute interval when no vehicle was on the road.
- The red lechwe is expected to provide company to the lone male at the zoo who has been single since it first came here two years ago.
- It is not as if Britain is a lone voice, or a marginal force.
- Inside of the box was a single, lone file that was stamped with a ‘Highly Confidential’ seal.
- Other people use them as companion animals for a lone horse.
- Shareholder advocates who felt like lone voices a decade ago are actually beginning to hope.
- Worryingly, El Reg is still a lone voice in supporting these guys and has received few words of support for the duo.
- What else could be as lonely as that lone tear long dried but never fully shed on her cheek?
- The doctor was not a lone voice of his time, however.
- He has long been a lone voice advocating for human rights and has been prepared to stand up and be counted when the establishment prefers a quiet and diplomatic approach.
- I wasn't exactly introduced as the oddball who believes house prices can continue to defy gravity, but I was a lone voice.
- The astonished lone drinker blinked when three foaming pints of Stella appeared on the bar before him.
- I ended up being a lone voice on the committee but there's nothing we can do now because it's been decided.
- One lone voice may not make a difference, but a flood of them might be impossible to ignore.
- Typically, an attack begins when a single hornet captures a lone bee nearby the hive.
- He hadn't shed any more tears after that lone tear, but he watched me carefully.
- We trotted on in silence for most of the day, stopping under the shade of a lone tree to take a quick rest from the hot noon day sun, before pressing on again.
- I'm certainly glad a lone voice of reason has discussed this disaster in the South.
- This one person is the lone voice for the young people of this land.
- The residents shared a clothesline, an outhouse, and a single spigot - the lone source of water.
- Morales may not be as lone and isolated a voice as he appears.
- I was just a lone, solitary creature of the night, and I had a mission.
- I may be a lone voice here, but it strikes me that the more people who come to live in the area, the more we will witness commuting to London.
- I am not a lone voice as there are taxi drivers in Tralee who are also against this increase.
- Frustrated and annoyed, she sat alone upon a lone tree trunk, the soft grass glistening from the dew.
- The chemical equations for some reactions may have a lone reactant or a single product.
- A lone wolf howled miserably, followed closely by a volley of agitated barks.
- No one was killed or even seriously hurt, except for that lone, charred palm tree in front of the hotels.
- Under the watchful gaze of roaming goats and camels we opened presents early in the morning under the one lone tree further inland.
- Only the lone voice of a woman saying ‘leave that boy alone’ saved his life.
- Though it was difficult being the lone voice in the political wilderness, she remained firmly convinced that she was doing the right thing.
- I was a single lone idiot with no job and I was still living with my parents in Heatham.
- To confirm his worst fears, a yell comes out of the bathroom window upstairs, startling the few crows perched on the lone tree in their garden.
- It's not given to everyone to have their lone voice heard across a nation.
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