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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- There are a lot of different kinds of railway cars, their names and nicknames familiar to most people, but there are only a few that bear the name of their inventor.
- He said that people were known by their nicknames rather than their real names, so he would not have known him as Fred.
- He told her again, feeling her head jerk as he used her nickname instead of her full name.
- But then I also have trouble changing from a full name to a nickname for people.
- They were using familiar nicknames for each other since the child was very close to his mentor and defender.
- It is not uncommon for an estate owner to be known by a nickname or abbreviated name.
- The four-times World Cup champions are the only major sporting country in which athletes are most commonly known by their first names or nicknames.
- Will had given their proper names, instead of their shortened nicknames.
- Bob Clarke gave me the nickname and instead of discouraging it, I went along with it.
- Most people weren't generally familiar with his nickname; he was too serious a person.
- However, the names or the nicknames of the authors, unlike print encyclopaedias, do not appear at the bottom of the articles.
- It was his first name, but we always went by nicknames or first names.
- My mom uses baby talk with her, calling her new-found names and nicknames on the spur of the moment.
- No, the member cannot refer to members by nicknames or Christian names.
- It was clearly ruled that members should be referred to by their correct names, not by nicknames.
- In some places the victims even learn the names or nicknames of those who abused them.
- Many Vikings also had a nickname which was used instead of their family name.
- Amara is not my real name, it is a cruel nickname forced upon me by the spoiled daughters of the master.
- Finally, I have to regret the use of first names and nicknames for women, while men are given surnames, honorifics and initials.
- My advice - don't store the email addresses of friends and family under their names, but under nicknames…
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