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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- On a cold winter night, a mother driving with her children loses control of her car, plows off the road and crunches into a rock.
- The authority is concerned that land is being ploughed in order to prevent access to ramblers who will soon be granted far greater freedoms under coming legislation.
- The incident happened on September 1, when a driver careered off a road adjoining the lake, crashing through a drystone wall and ploughing into the water.
- If he decides to plough an area that has not been treated in the past ten years, he must consult with Duchas.
- Another major emitter of pollution is farming, which releases carbon dioxide when the earth is ploughed and during other activities.
- To carry out the order, the policemen took a tractor and ploughed up the field.
- The rest of my time was devoted to ploughing the sun-scorched earth, tanning buffalo hides, and fighting off grizzled-bears with my trusty bowie-knife!
- Each time a car ploughs through the hedge, Mr Painter is left with the bill to fix it, which can cost up to £1,000.
- A family watching late-night television got the shock of their lives when a car ploughed into their hallway.
- As it begins to look as though the plane will plough into the water, panicked screams fill the cabin.
- With the first of the summer rains expected at any time now and hence the need to plough the fields in preparation for sowing, the people do not have any seeds to plant.
- A 15-year-old boy was killed in front of his father and brother when a speeding stolen car ploughed into him on a pedestrian crossing.
- With each spell of rain, farmers plough the fields to prevent weeds from growing.
- I was an experienced farmer, able to plow the land, plant, fertilize, weed and cut the sugar cane.
- Twenty ferries are slowly being replaced by bridges to connect orderly rural villages where man and buffalo still struggle to plow tiny paddy fields.
- Detectives are trying to piece together the mystery behind a series of incidents leading to a four-wheeled drive car ploughing across a field at Witham and into a stock of new vehicles.
- Last week a car ploughed into a lamp post leaving two men fighting for their lives, although it has not been suggested the car was speeding.
- The first of these was uncovered by a farmer ploughing his fields in 1962, and most are dedicated to Dionysus.
- As I was crossing Main, a car nearly plowed into me.
- It is difficult to plough the land and I have no older children and no uncle to help me.
- The volume of land that is being ploughed each year is getting greater, and the tree loss just that bit more, all conspiring to wash more soil into the river each winter.
- A young couple from Scotland died when their sightseeing aircraft ploughed into a mountainside in New Zealand.
- She died in hospital from the injuries she suffered when three vehicles ploughed into the car on a busy dual carriageway near Malton.
- A teenage driver who was critically injured when his car ploughed into railings outside a house has died in hospital.
- The car in which Emma was travelling ploughed into a field between Otley and Harrogate in November 2003.
- I plan to symbolically plough a field in each country in order to meet other farmers and learn new ways of working the land.
- Generally, surface compaction only affects one crop year if the field is plowed before the next crop.
- Giving Ching some seeds from the south, Wang Lung tells him that he will help plow Ching's land with the newly bought ox.
- Most farmers still ploughed the land in the English manner with deep and complete turned furrows.
- Hooper led his men over plowed fields in search of a place to cross the creek.
- A bus driver was hailed a hero today for saving the lives of his passengers when a car ploughed head-on into his bus.
- This meant they could raise animals to eat them or to use them for their milk and their hides, and to plow the land to grow crops.
- A lorry driver had a lucky escape after his vehicle and a tractor apparently collided and the lorry ploughed into a hedge.
- Approximately twice as much land could be ploughed with two ploughteams in a day as with one.
- He remembers that, as a child, while his father plowed a field in an annual ceremony, he was left in the shade of a rose apple tree.
- All the adults had died instantly when the cars they were travelling in ploughed into a wall.
- Then, last Wednesday, A Mercedes-Benz station wagon plowed nearly full speed into the back of our car while it was stopped at a traffic light.
- A 1.5 metre long slab of the brick wall was dislodged after the truck ploughed front-first into the door.
- However, while trying to improve his position, Chevrolet driver Alain Menu hit him on the second lap, causing Jaeger to run out of road and plough through the gravel.
- A car had plowed into one cyclist, and when the cyclist fell he caused a group of cyclists to fall, too.
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