In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She was mangling Whitney Houston songs like no one had ever done before.
- He would tear his hair as they mangled the beautiful old German words.
- This blast was so powerful, it left storefronts mangled, blew out car windows and sent metal and glass flying in all directions.
- The smooth shell of the car was mangled beyond recognition.
- I don't think she liked the way I was mangling her language.
- When I got close enough to see, the front half of the car was literally mangled.
- Most bizarrely, he even mangles an extremely well-known line of Orwell's, his tirade about ‘every fruit-juice drinker, nudist, sandal-wearer’ and so on.
- Or, the lift wreckage would become mangled inside the tubing, preventing any further use of that tube.
- Two crushed and mangled pick-up trucks have been flipped on their side.
- Kristy had been badly bruised, had cuts all over her body, and her armour had been mangled almost beyond repair.
- Knowingly or not, these critics are mangling the facts to prove a debatable point and in the process damaging their own cause.
- For decades now, our pop stars have been sending us political messages that are less mixed than mangled beyond reason.
- One of the top offenders, according to critics, is the former German captain, who regularly mangles his sentences.
- How do you get one of these things off without mangling my daughter's clothes?
- The aircraft was heavily damaged with the prop destroyed and one wing mangled.
- Soldiers and members of the National Guard are protecting much of the scorched and mangled wreckage.
- Television footage showed a scene of massive devastation, including badly mangled cars and injured people being carried away.
- At least we can say that it is not the only group creatively mangling the language.
- She quickly set to work, chopping vegetables into little mangled bits and depositing the mess into a huge steel pot.
- The dais was in the form of a human whose skeleton was mangled beyond recognition.
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- The first continuous process involved squeezing a ribbon of molten glass through two hot rollers, similar to an old mangle.
- There was a shared washroom that contained mangles, and once a week Kilroy-Silk went to the local baths.
- We used to have twin tubs and mangles, but we don't any more.
- On washing day it was my job to wring out the washing by turning the mangle for her.
- And, of course, I got to remembering Monday wash days at home, clouds of steam billowing, the washboard clattering and the mangle creaking, lines of gleaming white washing hanging out to dry.
- She does not have a TV and her washing machine is an archaic model involving rubber hoses and a handle-operated mangle.
- Mum used a mangle and a washboard so when the washing machine arrived it was a big moment.
- Stories of men given to hitting their women weren't unheard of in my family, but I associated them with my grandparents' generation, like chenille tablecloths or mangles or the music hall itself.
- One has to be a certain age to remember the soggy, steamy awfulness that was the drudgery of washdays when it involved galvanised tubs, poss-sticks and mangles.
- Mr Gibson's mum would get up at five in the morning to do the washing in the communal washhouse complete with mangles.
- The garden also contains a vintage mechanical washing machine as well as antique ploughs, mangles and bacon slicers.
- ‘If I wasn't at school, I had to turn the handle on the mangle while mum put the sheets through,’ Peter recalls.
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