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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- As part of a big wave of free-market economic reforms, Argentina overhauled the creaking system in 1994.
- The whole thing's a geographical lottery at the moment, and it's high time the system was overhauled.
- At that location, the aircraft will be overhauled and presented by Rolls-Royce to a new owner.
- The CSCI is radically overhauling its social care regulation and inspection frameworks.
- They took the recently overhauled 610-horsepower V8 Ford racing engine plus tools and accessories.
- Do I have to overhaul my engine at the recommended time interval even though it's operating satisfactorily?
- He has more to do to overhaul the welfare system and public services in this country.
- There is an urgent need to overhaul this system and offer Canadians their right to choose between private and public medicine a right that citizens in most democracies take for granted.
- Fortunately, I had a newly overhauled engine I had been buying on the installment plan.
- It set out to overhaul a central piece of desktop computing - the way users search and store information.
- It will be another few weeks before we can turn the key on the Bonanza's completely overhauled engine.
- Around 250 jobs in the division, which maintains, repairs and overhauls gas turbines, are being cut as part of a rationalisation plan.
- After the harvest the factory is to undergo a shutdown period during which the equipment will be overhauled and made ready for the new season.
- He overhauled his car's diesel engine and made a dual-fuel system running on both cooking fat and fossil fuels.
- It says it won't increase taxes, but will spend €3m employing more than 30 testers to overhaul the driving-test system.
- During this time, Navy infrastructure was overhauled, two-ocean basing was commenced and service conditions were improved.
- Ticket machines at tram stations have been overhauled because of the number of fake coins and notes used to pay for fares.
- Since it had remained static for a long time, he overhauled the engine.
- Arms and military equipment in service have at best been overhauled or modernized on a limited scale.
- You might have never heard of Taca airlines, El Salvador's official airline, but you may have flown on a plane that was overhauled by their mechanics.
- They are going to have to overhaul the welfare system.
- Today, using lean and six sigma methodologies, fewer mechanics are required and that same engine is overhauled in just 100 days.
- Some experts were disappointed that Brown did not heed calls to overhaul the system.
- Whether this actually does square the corporates is debatable, and rather depends on whether the system results in them having to overhaul their systems every four years or every two.
- Japanese policymakers said they would speed up steps to overhaul the economy and fix the banking system.
- Its arrival has not yielded a new Constitution, rationalised the party system, modernised justice or overhauled the bureaucracy in any of the ways its advocates hoped it would.
- In fact, I can single-handedly overhaul our educational system for free.
- I have already begun to investigate the loss of the file to establish what went wrong and will take steps to ensure that our procedures are fully overhauled if necessary.
- He admitted that plans to overhaul the system would not now be completed until spring 2005 at the earliest, a delay of six months.
- Major league general managers have more than a month left to overhaul their rosters.
- Airplane engines are typically overhauled every 10,000 hours.
- He said he recognised the need for people to rest and for their ships and equipment to be overhauled.
- Meanwhile, fresh plans to overhaul computer systems and transform customer access to York council services will be discussed next Tuesday by executive members.
- After the engine was overhauled, Doolittle planned a speed record between three capital cities.
- We radically overhaul our system of healthcare, and then do the thing that benefits our corporations.
- As a result we have been maintaining and overhauling these engines for 25 years.
- Three Gascoyne sailors showed amazing ingenuity to overhaul and repair the tractor with very limited resources.
- But Schurle, too, grew up on a Kansas farm, where at age 13 he had to overhaul the engine on his father's 1949 Frazer.
- I guess I don't subscribe to this notion that we have to radically overhaul Medicare.
- Alex and his son have completely and utterly overhauled this machine over a period of two and a half years in what was painstaking work.
- Henrik threatened for a moment, but soon tired, and Albert Hall never looked likely to overhaul the leader, who had two and a half lengths to spare at the line.
- Some day, if all goes well, Woods will surely overhaul Jack Nicklaus's record but there is still a long way to go.
- Meanwhile, Tom Kennedy is now aiming to overhaul his father Keith's goalscoring record.
- Needing to finish four places ahead of Paul Foerster and Kevin Burnham, the British pair were unable to overhaul their American rivals.
- However, he rose to the challenge and overhauled Samuel by mid-day to secure victory.
- After all, last year they clawed back a huge deficit to overhaul Wenger's men.
- With our young players we would have a great base to build on and could overhaul our rivals.
- Four years ago Radcliffe led throughout the Olympic 10,000 metres final in Sydney only to be overhauled with a lap to go, eventually finishing fourth.
- Phelps aims to overhaul Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals.
- The pair were overhauled in the final 200m of a slow race won by Chris Mulvaney, with Andrew Baddeley second.
- They lost by three runs after failing to overhaul Knutsford's meagre target of 109.
- I'd certainly done enough to come second overall, but had I done enough to overhaul Steve?
- Now that the drivers' title is safely wrapped up, there was a warning that the safety-first tactics of previous weeks will now be replaced by more aggressive driving in a bid to overhaul the current team leaders.
- It was going to be an extremely tall order for any side to overhaul us.
- She overhauled American Thompson to give Jodie Henry a slight edge going into the freestyle anchor leg.
- He overhauled team-mate Andy Burt, but always had too much to do to catch Hilton.
- They remain the only county with a mathematical chance, albeit wafer-thin, of overhauling the leaders.
- The suggestion that any player could overhaul Jack Nicklaus in major championships was considered superfluous until Tiger Woods appeared in the mid-1990s.
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- They have been told to consider plans for a major overhaul of the committee system, in a bid to make that more effective.
- Sixty-one percent of women, versus 45 percent of men, say that the healthcare system in America today needs a major overhaul.
- Is a major overhaul of the security system justified?
- There is also bad news on the way for young drivers, with a major overhaul planned for the provisional licence system.
- It may, at long last, lead to a major overhaul of a system of which, as it stands currently, we should be thoroughly ashamed.
- In the EU, there were two major overhauls in agricultural policies in 1992 and in 1999.
- Doctors at Tasmania's public hospitals have been campaigning for a major overhaul of the system.
- The family law system requires nothing less than a major overhaul if it is to meet the changing demands of society.
- A new report charges that Ontario's food safety system needs a major overhaul.
- The upgrade, which will include a major overhaul and rebuilding of the plant, is expected to take 18 months.
- Now his comment comes as many Immigration and Customs officials are calling for a major overhaul of our border security system.
- The office's performance needed a thorough overhaul, he said, including the way it dealt with the problem of illegal immigration.
- The North Kerry area is to be included in a new national pilot scheme which will see a major overhaul of the schools' building system.
- Sent this book by someone with less commercial muscle, his editors would unquestionably have demanded a thorough overhaul.
- A way out of the current impasse lies less in a thorough overhaul of the Constitution than in a public awakening to the need to strengthen citizens' participation in politics.
- If Indonesia wants to have an internationally competitive workforce, a major overhaul of its educational system is only the first step in a long process that lies ahead.
- They can only be honestly confronted by a thorough overhaul of the system the minister will be asked to control.
- In 1994, the concerns over the system of DNA testing resulted in a major overhaul of the way profiling was carried out.
- As part of a huge upgrading program in Old Cairo, these historic places of prayer are being given a thorough overhaul.
- Now the courts are forcing a thorough overhaul of that old order.
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