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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- Costco workers were the very first responders to the predawn tragedy on their doorstep.
- The conference bill was voted on in the House Monday in the predawn hours.
- The traders said they were angry after learning that their plastic tents, wooden carts, boxes and boards used to display their merchandises had been taken by public order officials in a predawn raid on Tuesday.
- Leni said she saw that the fire had started at about 3 a.m. when she was about to wake Samsudin up for a predawn meal.
- We collapsed our tents in the predawn dark and left the gear on the broken stones of the former temple as the monks had suggested.
- Korans have been distributed and I have witnessed a Muslim chaplain arriving to lead the predawn call to prayer.
- In his entire adult life he had never felt anything like what he was feeling now, walking east through the predawn morning.
- On the beach at Sandy Hook on the New Jersey shore one October there were hundreds of us assembled in the predawn hours, fishing for striped bass.
- After the first predawn raids on Tuesday, Malaysian authorities could proclaim with confidence that all had gone well, and that no one had been hurt.
- In the chilly, predawn hours in Sao Paulo, Brazil, more than 1,000 people mill around a parking lot, waiting anxiously to have their picture taken.
- Awareness heightened in the predawn darkness, my stomach clenches as I mistake boulders for grizzlies.
- Four sharp explosions jerk me from my sleep - incoming mortar rounds cracking the predawn peace of our tent camp.
- A man even admitted to calling in sick yesterday because he was afraid to leave for work in the predawn hours.
- Acting on a tip, police launched a predawn raid on their hideout, triggering an exchange of fire.
- At the first spluttering sounds of the water ration's arrival through the pipes in the predawn dark, bodies spring from beds to fill buckets and pots.
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