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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- The Prime Minister postponing the announcement of the election for 24 hours was a good one as well.
- She requires several more surgeries but they have been indefinitely postponed due to financial constraints.
- Yet all this is merely postponing the inevitable.
- The men's court hearing was postponed indefinitely on Tuesday.
- To my surprise she now seemed to believe my problems and was considering postponing my death sentence.
- Worries about crime led councillors to postpone a decision on a leisure trail on a former railway.
- Lawyers have another two hours to file briefs for and against postponing the October 7 recall.
- You observe and store up what you need, but you know, always, that you're escaping something, postponing the inevitable.
- Since I actually don't know what that course is about, just who takes it, I am postponing decisions.
- One, I think the risk of postponing them is greater than the risk of having them, but it's going to be a close call.
- The game was postponed as a mark of respect.
- Most of them keep on postponing their preparations till the last day.
- They keep postponing it, and even their promises are not being fulfilled.
- Meanwhile the council is planning to postpone the introduction of recycling schemes for flats.
- Meetings have been postponed for the summer months.
- As she waits on the mainland for the arrival of her fiancé, the fog rolls in, postponing any traffic to or from the island that evening.
- If millions of postal votes have to be verified, postponing the forming of a new government - so be it.
- Why has every single, even remotely, controversial decision been postponed until October?
- For her, she says, having a baby in her 30s was less about postponing a family for her career than meeting the right person.
- Just don't mess around with postponing elections on the basis of technological quibbles.
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