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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- Both women had a penchant for people with titles, even spurious ones.
- His penchant for tall, rakish women and strong, musclebound men is alive and well and still living in New York.
- This year's federal election campaign still suggests a penchant for refusing to confront reality.
- That is a perennial weakness of princes - a penchant for false-hearted favourites.
- Just ask its programming boss, an energetic philosophy graduate with a penchant for John Stuart Mill.
- As well as a love of vegetables he has a penchant for historical documentaries.
- You may have guessed that I have a penchant for love poems, well I suppose I'm just an old romantic at heart.
- We thought he was a great big fat squeaky-voiced cricketer with a tiresome penchant for laddish behaviour.
- Are you a 13-16 year old girl with a penchant for acting and a future as bright as the sun itself?
- Anyone with a penchant for numbers can have a go at guessing the number of coffee beans in a huge jar on the day to receive a prize.
- History in Edinburgh has a peculiar penchant for throwing together people, politics and passion.
- Bet you didn't know I was a whizz knitter with a special penchant for fancy multi-coloured designs.
- The most important of these tendencies are a deep passion for equality itself and a penchant for independent action.
- He also has a penchant for catchy one-liners, ideally suited to television.
- Photographs show her as glamorous with a penchant for fashions with a nipped-in waist and large hats.
- Those with a penchant for acting on the silver screen need not be disappointed.
- She plays a New York socialite and actress who is a lousy mother and has a penchant for good-looking young men.
- The Bulgarian has a penchant for going to ground easily under challenges.
- The pictures show a country with a truly biased curriculum and a penchant for martyrdom.
- We've all encountered characters with a penchant for telling tall tales.
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