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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- The guard, who witnessed the robbery, said he saw his colleague walk out of the shop to his vehicle in the parking lot with the money box.
- And before that I always saved up my pennies in a money box for rainy days.
- And, although you feel terrible every time you do it, you lose count of the number of times you raid your children's money boxes.
- I can still remember my very first piggy-bank, which was a bright-red money box, given away by the bank to persuade children to save.
- For example, if D steals £100 and places it in his own money box he cannot be convicted of handling stolen goods by retaining it.
- The suspect then grabbed the money box with £61 cash and ran off down the road.
- They are then believed to have snatched £5,000 of items from the other home, including laptops, a digital camera, a camcorder and cash from children's money boxes.
- Men are more likely to save their change in a jar than women, money boxes being most popular with them.
- She found her own secret money box, and grabbed some coins in a hurry.
- The 10-year-old English Martyrs School pupil is donating the cash he has saved since Christmas in his safe money box to the Supporters' Trust.
- The steel money box beside the bookstall was ripped out of the floor and removed.
- A circa - 1600s wooden money box from France serves as an end table.
- Its selection of free gifts includes a personal organiser, money box, a regular magazine and discounts on CDs and computer games.
- Her persistence led to a conviction and the recovery of a lava lamp and money box among the stolen goods.
- These boxes look flimsy and remind me of the old metal money boxes for children which the most adept could easily relieve of the collected treasure.
- The opportunity was ripe - seeing no register, I assumed there would be a money box of some sort, but a quick search about the room turned up nothing.
- The boy also grabbed a money box containing £100.
- The thieves tried to steal a money box with $160 inside.
- British banks have given away CD tokens, student rail cards and money boxes in an effort to woo new customers.
- He said he took the video recorder and money box next-door to a friend and then went to bed.
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