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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- For example, Union Square, which is a good distance from Madison Square Garden, usually seemed far overstaffed with police.
- Municipalities are not only overstaffed but inefficient too.
- This left many banks seriously overstaffed when business volumes began to dry up.
- As a consequence of its former state ownership, the company is still overstaffed; reducing numbers will add to profits this year and next.
- I finally insisted she be seen by a geriatric psychiatrist - the overstaffed, underfunded home had barely noticed anything was wrong - and now she is taking tablets that soothe away some of the worst symptoms.
- There are a number of support areas which we recognise are overstaffed.
- We opened bowling as the other team had only summoned seven players to our field, and as we were overstaffed with fielders I volunteered to sit out the first 10 overs at the scoreboard and rotate on at half-time.
- It has been labelled hopelessly overstaffed by critics but these 17,000 officials work for 320 million people in the EU.
- One key issue has been that the councils are overstaffed.
- If this is the case, they should take workers from the city's overstaffed restaurants and train them up as sanitation supervisors.
- Like all garrison schools, St Michael's expects a fluctuating intake, but with two bad years in a row, the school is now overstaffed and has been forced to make cuts.
- It is due to gross political interference in councils that today they are equally overstaffed.
- So overstaffed is this particular operation that the rubbish is not simply swept away.
- He argued that the company was overstaffed, but the bus fleet had been declining over the past few years.
- And, since they are not exactly overstaffed, no one ever is free.
- During the last decade the council has let itself become over-committed, over-structured and, consequently, overstaffed.
- We are not overstaffed or over-resourced and so I would not see cuts taking place in Wiltshire as a result, but it could have severe repercussions in metropolitan areas.
- What has changed that these clubs are no longer viable and (apart from pruning savagely an absurdly overstaffed bunch of players) what can be done to turn things around?
- The move, he said, comes after it emerged that one in four schools is officially overstaffed.
- The Regional and District Allocation of Resources review claimed Geraldton's police station was overstaffed, with 11 too many police officers.
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