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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- Angie, Kasie, Nate and I all make a game of trying to mimic someone else's voice and hoping Dad does not recognize us.
- He started mimicking someone using a machine gun.
- When he was a kid he loved mimicking people which had us in stitches.
- Ustinov was performing at the age of three, mimicking politicians of the day when his parents invited Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie for dinner.
- I found myself mimicking her sobbing-plus-laughing routine in the auditorium.
- Shatrughan Sinha had heard for several months that some guy called Johnny Lever mimics him in stage shows.
- I've just mimicked him all my life, so he was a herpetologist, one who studies reptiles…
- You can get ideas for some cool moves without totally mimicking someone.
- Mary screams in horror and the girls mimic her every word.
- Also appearing is Jeremy London, the '90s teen heartthrob with a bad accent mimicking the guests of Jerry Springer.
- It sounded like they had just heard this kid crying and they were kind of laughing at what had happened, mimicking him.
- His first disc, while enjoyable, mimicked his late father's style but not the muscle, majesty and political bite.
- ‘He mimics me and my style,’ Jayaram says about his son, just like what I used to do in my childhood.
- Lambert doesn't believe in mimicking real-life characters he plays.
- His stunt mimics magician David Blaine's attempt to survive 72 days in a glass box above London but Michael decided he would use the idea to raise cash for charity.
- Born in Lancashire, Jon realised his talent for impersonations as a child - mimicking the teachers at school!
- There was also some more material when we see Sellers mimicking other people, like the director Blake Edwards or his mother, Peg.
- Since I appeared on the A.B.C. my 8 year old grandson Joshua has started mimicking me, I think it's great!
- He began to laugh, and then raised his voice about an octave higher to mimic my mom.
- Hundreds of Elvis impersonators mimic the late King's suggestive pelvic thrust and wear the now-iconic blue suede shoes.
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- A variety of insects, including some beetles and moths, mimic bees and wasps.
- Weeds mimic plants, viruses trick the immune system, birds build nests and predators stalk - all engaging in strategies so successful that they look, but cannot possibly be, intentional.
- The orchid Chiloglottis trapeziformis belongs to a group of about 300 species that lure pollinators by mimicking a female insect.
- The mimic finally stumbled upon a vacant hole and squeezed inside; in a last ditch effort at threat display, it extended two sinuous tentacles 180 degrees apart, mimicking a snake!
- Insects mimic twigs and flower parts, the sexual partners or foods of their prey, whatever is poisonous to those for whom they themselves are prey.
- When mimicking a mantis shrimp, for example, the octopus sits in a burrow with only the eyes and part of the head exposed, and wraps one tentacle around its head to resemble the folded raptorial appendages of the mantis shrimp.
- It mimics birds, bats or pterodactyls of the dinosaur era, and has membranous wings.
- An Australian orchid uses pheromones mimicking a female wasp to attract male wasps - but not all of them are fooled.
- There is no denying that they are manipulative - they are famous for their ability to mimic moths, wasps and bees to cheat insects into having sex with them.
- Thus, several kinds of king snakes mimic the venomous coral snake's distinctive pattern of alternating red, black, and yellow or white bands.
- The supposedly sterile farm fish would mimic spawners, and pair up with fertile wildies, negating that year's reproductive cycle.
- The ruse works so successfully that some 30 other non-venomous snakes have mimicked the coral snake and share similar color patterns.
- The caterpillars, which mimic the larva of M. sabuleti, are carried into the nest by the workers, where they then feed on the ant larvae.
- The study suggests that Luna also mimicked other killer whales he occasionally came across.
- The value of defenses such as spines or sticky hairs, the regurgitation of plant toxins on an enemy, and the ability to mimic a snake is easy to imagine.
- Flower extract and mandibular gland secretion both contained geraniol, nerol, and E, E-farnesol, indicating that the orchid mimics the bee's secretion.
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