In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(former)(politician/film star) antiguothe one-time world champion — el que fuera campeón del mundo
- United and City legend Denis, a one-time European Footballer of the Year, had surgery just over a year ago for prostate cancer.
- There's little disputing that, as a DJ, the one-time footballer from the seaport, is one of the best.
- Rejected in his own country, the one-time toast of Broadway has finally to rely for validation on the subsidised theatre in England.
- The one-time Rangers youth player rose well to meet Sheridan's corner from the right, but his effort came back off the bar.
- The one-time high flyer is to sue the player who was involved in the tackle which broke his leg and ended his career at the age of 25.
- The fact that he could not hit the net even once was down to the reflexes of the one-time York stopper.
- The one-time slave says, I have proved and am proving that I can overcome slavery.
- Not a single fact in that plagiarised thesis was untrue, a former Campbell acolyte averred in coy defense of his one-time master.
- The former Manchester vicar and one-time Eton chaplain has consistently declined to comment on the allegations against him.
- The one-time basketball league now is a football factory, for better or for worse.
- It consists of the former Egyptian embassy and a one-time annexe to Russia's embassy knocked together.
- He called his one-time aide and asked if she would head their former bureau.
- The good news is that there has been a complete culture change at Riverlands, the one-time Sauvignon Blanc factory.
- As a former minister for education and a one-time maths teacher he has made no secret of his desire to see improvements in educational standards.
- The Scotland manager would not apply for the job, but the one-time assistant at Fir Park is unlikely to escape the club's attentions.
- Does the former nurse and Britain's one-time most famous agony aunt have any advice for our fearful nation?
- The warning was delivered by the one-time second most senior figure in the Church of England in a lecture at Huddersfield University.
- And, by his own admission, the one-time Portsmouth trainee isn't the player he was at the start of the season.
- A one-time student activist in Liberia now makes his home in the United States.
- So is the former Home Office Minister and one-time contender for the Conservative leadership already a customer?
2(happening once)(event/fee/experience) único
- I would like to think it was one-time shot, mailing them all out at once, myself.
- Cisco said it expected to take a one-time combined charge of not more than two cents in connection with the acquisitions.
- Commerce data exclude a number of one-time charges that show up in shareholder reports.
- Is the violent death of a charismatic former Test cricketer and media personality a one-time page three story?
- Once again, one-time sources of revenues are expected to keep budget deficits down.
- It anticipates a one-time charge of $100 million in the second quarter related to the staff reductions.
- Only a one-time tax of 20 per cent will be applicable when the capital is distributed to investors.
- Some are free, some charge a one-time fee and others charge a subscription fee.
- Removing all previous treatments and then polishing the floor can be a one-time fix that saves money.
- Finally, after speaking to her manager she was able to get approval to make a one-time charge.
- The problem is that GAAP includes a lot of noncash charges and one-time expenses.
- Including these one-time charges, Symantec reported earnings per share of zero cents.
- Hiding such costs in one-time charges can give investors a false picture of rapid sales growth.
- In addition, the Czechs resisted the one-time compensation fee paid to federations for players.
- Teams that pay the luxury tax might be able to use a one-time opportunity to cut one player.
- On a specified date in January, the player and his team make a one-time exchange of proposed salaries.
- Taking into account one-time charges, the firm recorded an actual net loss is $268.
- However, one will quickly note that these events are not isolated, nor are they a one-time event.
- Are you looking for a regular weekly volunteer commitment or maybe a short-term or one-time opportunity?
- Efforts to streamline the tax structure by means of a single tax system and one-time payment are a welcome move.
- Big Blue will charge a one-time setup fee and send a bill each month based on how much compute capacity is used up.
- Caldera will take a one-time charge of $450,000, about half of its quarterly income.
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