In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A great many fishermen perished at sea, especially during the brutal winter season.
- Approximately 200,000 Irishmen served in World War 1 and over 60,000 perished in the conflict.
- More than 50 million soldiers and civilians perished in the Second World War.
- But, in some cases, some of the people perished as a result of the flooding.
- Her pet cat and dog also perished in the flames.
- Empires and ideologies have triumphed, perished and fallen into oblivion through the centuries.
- Will it successfully resist or perish due to state repression?
- The house was razed and both daughters, aged 4 and 6, perished in the blaze.
- He died in a shabby Roman hotel the year after that regime had perished.
- Unfortunately, all but eight perished in World War II.
- The Republic will surely perish without a heroic effort from all of us.
- An estimated 3.3 million people perished in the war, mainly through war-induced disease and famine.
- Forty-nine people were killed in the city and a further 16 perished at sea.
- They are afraid that their party will perish as they risk losing the support of both the ‘deep blue’ and pro-localization factions.
- We found her boat, in pieces on the shore, and I thought she had perished in a violent storm crossing the ocean.
- Much of the army perished at the river, and most of the rest were captured.
- While some manage the perilous crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar separating Spain from Morocco, many others perish trying.
- Much of the work from the silent era has perished or been lost to future generations.
- Her love for him, however, had slowly perished throughout the years of their marriage.
- Sixty-eight journalists were killed during World War II, while 38 perished in the Korean War.
- They hoped the ruling party could help save the paper from perishing.
- He and Lady Charlotte both tragically perished in a great fire at the temple today.
- If they had left him he could have perished in the fire.
- We believe at this time that the boy has probably perished in the crash.
- By the end of the 1840s over one million Irish had perished from hunger and associated disease and another two million had emigrated to escape the misery.
- They survived the unknown hardships of war, only to perish while travelling to a job most Irish people would now turn their noses up at.
- The thousands who perished there certainly deserve the honour and the remembrance.
- How many beautiful friendships may perish prematurely because of people losing contact this way, as a result of some virus or other computer misfortune?
- Malnourished children do not typically perish from hunger but when children are weak, common childhood ailments become killers.
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- Except the dry leaves, they leave all vegetation to grow and perish in the field itself to enrich the soil.
- It's worth jacking the car up and having a look at the brake lines (which carry fluid to the brakes), in particular the flexible rubber hoses which can crack and perish.
- Since you're looking for foods that don't perish too fast and can be eaten without silverware, I suggest plant-based foods for lunches.
- The tree's bright green foliage contrasted with the swing, whose wood had long perished, cut off from its source of life, and was now numb to the world.
- Leaks due to cracked or perished rubber make accurate measurement of blood pressure difficult because the fall in mercury cannot be controlled.
- Some argue that organic fruit and vegetables perish quickly, but there's no need to waste food that has reached the end of its shelf life.
- Oh, how foolish we are to labor for the bread that perishes.
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