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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- Shennan has brought a no-nonsense approach, and the players seem to have taken to it.
- The band's no-nonsense approach to songwriting also applies to the way they perform on stage.
- It was his no-nonsense approach that got Australia back on track in the late Eighties.
- Scott is a popular boss, well known for her no-nonsense approach to work and her wicked sense of humour.
- What will they make of Colin and Rupinder's no-nonsense approach to life?
- Each one of these steps demonstrates a highly effective, no-nonsense approach.
- And he impressed the home crowd on his debut with his no-nonsense approach to winning the ball.
- Mr Berlyne has become known among his colleagues for his no-nonsense approach and dislike of form filling.
- What this team needs is a veteran coach with a no-nonsense approach who is ready to win now.
- As an efficient, no-nonsense plan for a family house, it is hard to beat.
- With her no-nonsense approach to life, Sandy is prolific and is equally adept with a pencil or a paintbrush in her hand.
- Martin's no-nonsense approach to his work leaves little to the imagination.
- Potterton is described by his peers as a direct man, with a no-nonsense approach to business.
- It is this no-nonsense approach that has catapulted her to the top slot in the premier industrial forum.
- The Laune Rangers man is a no-nonsense type of player and does the simple things well.
- I like Rooney, I like his no no-nonsense approach to the game and his quiet demeanour off the pitch.
- Last year council boss Pete North grabbed the headlines with his no-nonsense approach.
- Why has no one with an aggressive no-nonsense business vision emerged in South Africa?
- Your no-nonsense approach to life leaves you plenty of energy to focus on the important things.
- Known for his no-nonsense attitude George said he had directed the chief to put these police offices to work in the field.
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