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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- He suggested that football could be ruined, for many, if a small group of clubs monopolised all the talent.
- It annoyed him to no end when I would do that, as he had now come to exclusively monopolize my time.
- Another candidate that I interviewed said the party had turned in to a Dacca Club, or an institution monopolised by the rich.
- Therefore, parasite chicks are reared alone, monopolizing all parental care from their host parents.
- Dominant individuals may benefit by monopolizing areas closer to the breeding grounds, thereby lowering ‘migration costs’.
- The Montreal Canadiens became like any other NHL team and were no longer able to effectively monopolize the top-quality French Canadian talent entering the NHL.
- Marlowe and Shakespeare dominated late Elizabethan drama, although they did not monopolize it.
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