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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- He informed her that her paramour was already married and as per the Shariah rules he can have another wife only if he can do justice to his first wife.
- Alas, when the desired moment of assignation arrives, his beloved paramour is not to be found, and another girl offers to fill her place.
- And one set of civil servants was able to keep tabs on their boss only by asking his official driver which of his paramours ' flats he had been parked outside that day.
- Is it too much to have these characters actually act like fathers and daughters, and not just like rich, sleazy sugar daddies with their young, illicit paramours tagging along for the ride?
- He is in trouble again for sharing his largesse with two young paramours that he claimed to have ditched in favor of his wife and four kids.
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