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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- So what kind of a job do you have that puts you in a monkey suit on a weekend?
- Eric did the funny bits and Previn, vamped in a de rigueur monkey suit and swishing a baton, looked on aghast.
- ‘I could be replaced by the man in the monkey suit,’ he warned MPs.
- He is not a guy in a monkey suit in the new remake by the Oscar winning director.
- There are these five or six gorillas in monkey suits, who look us up and down and frisk us, and then they wave us through these curtains.
- That little Napoleon is just a goon in a monkey suit.
- So we have to put on the monkey suits, get a date, and show up smiling…
- Two guys in black monkey suits stepped out of the car.
- In Hull Truck land, men in monkey suits means Bouncers, doesn't it?
- The only ship we have is being held by creepy men in monkey suits.
- That looks like a guy in a cheap monkey suit.
- On November 2, 1978, I donned a monkey suit and headed for the hotel in Cork and had a nice time chatting with the actress.
- His mother insisted that he dressed somewhat respectful on certain occasions as this one; so he just decided to wear his school uniform, which was basically a monkey suit.
- If a man in a monkey suit or a robo-cop is elected, as has been the case in two previous mayoral elections, the government can handle it.
- At six o'clock sharp, a crew of cranky-looking young people dressed up in white monkey suits entered and began dancing.
- I mowed in peace, then showered, shaved and shed the yard duds for the monkey suit.
- When I finally walked out in the monkey suit I felt so excited.
- Try as I might, though, I still can't get the image of the blue monkey suit out of my head.
- I'm going to get out of this monkey suit and into something more… decadent!
- The town has a history of reacting against Labour's arrogance - notably when an independent candidate in a monkey suit was elected mayor in 2002.
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