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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- In fact, more and more manufacturers of personal stereos are opting for rechargeable batteries, although it's ridiculous.
- Perhaps it's a device that can tune into other people's personal stereos, so she can listen in to their music.
- A personal stereo with decent headphones can transform a walk or sunbathing session into a private, memorable musical experience.
- Technology-based innovations, be they aeroplanes, cars, buildings, home banking services or personal stereos, have various component systems.
- Like mobile phones and personal stereos these infernal objects ought not to have any place at such spiritual occasions.
- Everyone is talking on their mobile phones or listening to a personal stereo.
- I'm advised not to take a mobile phone or a personal stereo because I'll have to leave them outside the courtroom.
- Today, we take for granted many electronic products such as cellular phones, digital cameras, personal stereos, and printers.
- Here's the idea: You have one carriage per train in which the use of mobile phones, personal stereos and handheld games is not allowed.
- It's bad luck, for example, if you want to listen to the opera on a personal stereo anywhere away from your computer.
- Ban mobile phones on buses and personal stereos on the tube.
- The jukebox has fallen out of favour in recent years, due to the rise in popularity of the personal stereo amongst pub-goers.
- There are people reading books and pretending to listen to personal stereos underneath placards at every corner now.
- So I opened the bag for him to examine; a few text books, a couple of T-shirts, a personal stereo and a notebook.
- It's bearable though, because before work yesterday I bought myself a new personal stereo.
- Research shows 39% of 18 to 24-year-olds listen to personal stereos for more than an hour each day, with 13% listening for two hours or more.
- Eighty children received personal stereos as a reward for taking part and were supplied with costumes for the performance.
- Years ago one of my cousins, who would have been about 7 or so at the time, asked me what I was listening to on my personal stereo.
- They stole mobile phones, cash, bank cards and personal stereos.
- For instance, we created special quiet carriages where the use of mobile phones and personal stereos was forbidden.
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