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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- Those who are picky about sound or video quality might find this a hard pill to swallow, but there's nothing for it.
- Call me picky, but these days I'm not sure that's enough.
- He also recalls the challenges of trying to please a picky female client who owned four airplanes and several boats.
- We prefer to go away unhappy rather than be branded as difficult and picky.
- I'm going to get more picky as the campaign goes on.
- The fish were not picky with bread, luncheon meat, cat meat, worms, casters, pellets and maggots offered in various ways.
- Maybe I was too old, too grumpy, too picky, too frigid?
- Rumors have been floating around for years that he was not particularly picky when it came to bed partners.
- This is being very picky, but at £30 a bottle you need to be.
- This is probably the most meat-centred restaurant in London and not advised for your picky vegan friends, but perfect for a Sunday.
- Given society's obsession with image, it is hardly surprising that we're a little picky when it comes to grocery shopping.
- That is reading widely, not being picky and choosy about what you read.
- But if you're picky about image quality, it's worth tuning the settings to find the finest settings for each picture you save.
- I'm arguably being somewhat picky, as the phone has many good points.
- To get the downsides out of the way first, our test sample was very picky with the hard drives we used.
- Adults are fussy and picky; adults only want to deal in logic and real life.
- For a freestyle, picky meal, I like a large platter of hot asparagus, scorched on the griddle pan or under the grill.
- No, I'm saying that I'm not really picky about how ‘realistic’ special effects look.
- We are being very picky with estate agents' details - very picky indeed.
- Also, I am one of those picky people who does notice the difference between CD-quality sound and MP3 compression.
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