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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- The generals and the contractors buy up beach property and own stock in the institutions that bankroll the pawnshops.
- She knew that she was in luck when she saw a small pawnshop tucked away in the corner of the alley.
- Well, a lot of this gear ends up in local pawnshops.
- I passed countless restaurants, nightclubs, strip clubs, pawnshops, and apartment buildings as I made my way down the block.
- Police also conducted an audit of local pawnshops to find stolen goods.
- Somebody in the Boston pawnshops might recognize her.
- Second-hand stores and pawnshops in Vancouver send in 400,000 routine reports each year on the items they purchase.
- I love scouring pawnshops and Cash Converters, used book, CD and video stores.
- Even in the lousiest of pawnshops it wouldn't have fetched anything worthwhile.
- He couldn't buy more than he already had, without having to take some of the items to other pawnshops or to auction houses.
- There are instant-finance places, pawnshops, and everything else.
- I had to go in and out of pawnshops and drug stores every day for more than four years.
- In many states, pawnshops are the classic example.
- Like tax preparation services, pawnshops and auto dealers serve as middlemen for such loans.
- Resources could be spread over the year or week by credit from the local store or taking possessions to the pawnshop.
- With business booming, local pawnshops take no chances.
- Their business interests ranged from salt, iron, cotton, silk and tea to various financial endeavours, including pawnshops, private banks and account bureaux.
- Our only used bookstore has gone, to be replaced by a pawnshop, of all things.
- One hundred and fourteen mobile phones were confiscated from the pawnshops.
- The medicinal shop just a few doors down from the pawnshop was a very small building.
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