In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a no-go situation — una situación sin salida
- The so-called Sunni Triangle west of Baghdad is now a no-go zone.
- Today, the city is a no-go zone surrounded by United States marines.
- The area is becoming a no-go zone - properties that used to be nice can't be let.
- Highway 8, between Baghdad and Hillah is also considered a no go route by humanitarian organisations.
- The men, who were carrying explosives, were crawling in a no-go zone near the border fence with Israel when soldiers opened fire, the army said.
- He said: ‘We want to dispel the myth that Temple Hill Square is a no-go zone.’
- The police tell us categorically that there is no such thing as a no go zone.
- So, we're not going to take back these no-go zones.
- In any case, large parts of the region could become a no go zone for the ‘legitimate’ government.
- Two weeks before the Italy's general election, parts of Italy became no go, as cars were banned to protect the environment.
- What specifically would he do in these so-called no-go zones?
- They say the area has become a no-go zone for buses after 3.30 pm after vehicles were attacked by stone-throwing yobs - some thought to be just six years old.
- There are certain no-go subjects: religion; politics; other people's kids; holidays; home improvements.
- Residents regularly complain about their neighbourhoods becoming no-go zones because of groups of juveniles around the streets drinking, swearing and becoming abusive.
- Certain boroughs in that area are almost no go for my colleagues with shootings reported everyday.
- Around town, much of the Central Business District is also a no go zone, with strips of orange and yellow bunting restricting access to sections of footpaths, roads and car parks.
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