In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Extra tall glazed doors open onto the west-facing rear patio.
- He walked past me, toward the raised stone patio.
- Nor do I have a paved patio with built-in barbecue or a conservatory.
- Sliding doors lead from here to the back garden patio.
- The gardens are fully landscaped and each house features a paved patio to the rear with privacy fencing.
- There is a large paved patio at the back of the house.
- Did I mentioned we tiled the concrete patio?
- Double doors lead from the breakfast area to a small patio in the back garden.
- There is a flagstone patio as well as an elevated decked area.
- There is also a south-facing stone patio immediately outside the conservatory.
- There is a large rooftop patio on the fourth floor with an amazing view that is available to all residents.
- A patio area to the back has a southerly aspect and attractive hanging baskets.
- We ate a little lunch outside under the shade of trees on a brick patio.
- There is a paved split-level patio and a lily pond with two small fountains.
- The master bedroom overlooks the back patio and has a high ceiling.
- Outside the sunroom is a large flagstone patio, partly covered by a veranda.
- I heard the back door open and Jesse come out onto the backyard patio.
- I would like to plant a queen palm to shade my patio.
- There is decking beside the house and a flagged stone patio area.
- Glazed doors from the family room lead to the rear garden patio.
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