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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- So here I have to be fair, maybe these oregano flakes were meant to be a peace offering.
- No seriously, I want to offer you a peace offering.
- Maybe a peace offering to the Queen, so she'll like you!
- Kat walked over to Lynn with a can of beer as a peace offering.
- No, the flowers are a gift and a peace offering.
- ‘I, uh, brought you a peace offering,’ he told her in a soft voice.
- There was talk that this million-pound jewel may be the biggest peace offering ever made by a man to a woman.
- This peace offering was not appreciated, and the clothing was dropped on the ground.
- A bank has offered two of its customers a £100 peace offering after admitting being slow in dealing with a fraud case.
- I also took the ripest apples from the trees before setting off to the library with my peace offering.
- Still, I noted that our ground crew made a point of toting a bottle of champagne around, in case a peace offering was in order.
- I reached back and accepted the peace offering from Luke.
- I'm aware that my replacement has already been selected, and I think a little peace offering can be made.
- I took the gesture as a temporary peace offering.
- He then, very carefully, held the puppy before him like a peace offering.
- It was the best peace offering I could make, an oblique apology for the awkwardness resulting from Thanksgiving.
- It was a peace offering, and as we ate, I began to realize that he wasn't enjoying my company any more than I was enjoying his.
- The couple have since been promised a bottle of wine as a peace offering and have been promised that members of staff will be spoken to.
- ‘I brought a peace offering,’ he said, and he sounded so boyishly hopeful when he extended the pan, I laughed.
- One beautifully sunny Saturday afternoon, she suggested a trip to the beach: a peace offering, a chance to work things out.
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