In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He spent millions developing golf courses, luring newfangled seaplanes, holding polo tournaments and attracting le bon ton of the Edwardian era.
- The original recipe is now also offered with other fresh fruits blended in, like pineapple, strawberry or banana, but I'm too much of a purist to try any of these newfangled variations.
- My father, who loved new gadgets, was infatuated with this relatively newfangled device called the computer.
- In some cases, newer is better, and if you're looking for a theatre with newfangled reclining seats, great sightlines and state of the art sound, go south.
- Whether old-fashioned or newfangled, they blight surrounding neighborhoods and prevent them from reviving.
- And Miracle Grill, a guacamole traditionalist for 17 years, now offers a newfangled pineapple version.
- What strange and fearsome newfangled world is this?
- And politically, the newfangled and alien method of electing the parliament has ensured that there will always be a built-in anti-Glasgow majority in Holyrood.
- I'd love to have one of those newfangled navigation systems that tell you how to get to specific addresses.
- It's not the same kind of reporting, but it is reporting - newfangled reporting!
- It seems that happiness today has been reduced to acquiring newfangled gadgets, gizmos or gigagobblers that do absolutely everything but clean the kitchen sink.
- The world's first flushing toilet was built for a queen, Elizabeth I, whose godson, Sir John Harington, installed one of his newfangled devices for her in 1596.
- Stirring rhetoric would have been nice, but stirring rhetoric frightens the Europeans, much as the sound of a newfangled motorcar makes the horses nervous.
- Something new - by now, you're probably thinking that I don't listen to any of those newfangled popular beat combos that clutter up the hit parade.
- He'll think it's some sort of newfangled fashion.
- He rambles and manhandles the equipment, testily blaming newfangled technology when he has difficulty with basic tasks such as placing a compact disc in a player.
- I've been thinking about these newfangled, extra-angry inspections for the last day, and how they'd work.
- Which newfangled words made it into the dictionary?
- I think that it may be time to get ‘our little man that does’ up on the roof of cube Towers to fix our aerial, so we can buy one of those newfangled boxes.
- If you were really lucky, you had one of those newfangled local commercial stations with DJs that talked really fast so they could fit the adverts in.
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