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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- If it had been possible, they would surely have headed for the exit door midway through the first half, by which time Celtic had extended their lead to three goals.
- The striker's explosive dash past Bob Malcolm midway through the second half deserved better than the weak finish he contrived to produce.
- We are midway through our third season as far as taping goes.
- Approximately midway through the half Waterloo began to break away, forcing the Thunderbirds to up their game.
- The Russians scored the first goal of the game early in the second and only made it 2-0 midway through the middle frame.
- Then in 1997, when she was midway through a psychology degree and seriously ill with gall stones, she was elected, and has not looked back.
- However, for some internal corporate reasons, they made an about-face some time midway through the session.
- He became an instant hit with some crunching tackles and faultless reading of the game while his burst upfield midway through the half brought the fans to their feet.
- After reaching a positive peak, each cycle then gradually declines, crossing its zero point midway through its period.
- The health-conscious approach persists, with requests for a dentist on site from artists midway through hefty European tours.
- It was midway through the run that she began to struggle.
- The company expects to begin making cash midway through next year and to record a full-year profit in 2006.
- Fenagh kept in touch when adding their fourth point but this was cancelled out when Conor Redmond sent over their seventh point midway through the half.
- Waterloo dominated the play throughout the game, lighting up the scoreboard with its first goal midway through the first half.
- The skiffle star died last week midway through a UK tour after collapsing at the home of friends in Peterborough, where the service took place yesterday.
- Football, however, can be a cruel game to those who do not convert their advantages, and so it proved to Oxford's players midway through the first half.
- The Tralee Institute is midway through the implementation of a three-year E-Learning project plan.
- Pappas pulled out midway through his event with a foot injury.
- In many ways, he is typical of the squad built up by the manager since he took over at Boavista midway through the 1997-98 season.
- The same country that was prominent in the creation and signing of the Kyoto Protocol decided to switch sides midway through the debate.
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