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 president names the prime minister following consultation with Parliament.
- Historically presidents and prime ministers would give inspiring speeches to their nations, psyching them up and uniting them into one determined force to be reckoned with.
- For 50 years after World War II, all of our presidents, Republican and Democrat, wore the uniform.
- Once elected, the president will nominate a prime minister who will form a government.
- Everyone who says vote Democrat at any price accepts that somehow Democratic presidents have a better record than Republican presidents.
- This country is a democracy, so its president is democratically elected by a popular vote.
- I'll be joined by David Gergen who's advised four presidents, Republican and Democrat, in his distinguished career in public service.
- It had a democratically elected president and a Congress just as we do.
- Unlike elected presidents, British prime ministers get where they are by being leader of the largest party in the House of Commons.
- It is interesting that it has often been US Republican presidents like Reagan rather than Democrats who have hardened the alliance with Israel.
- For seven years he has sent appeals requesting the help of the president and prime minister but has not even received an acknowledgement.
- There will be a democratically elected president, with a cabinet, and a Prime Minister to oversee the cabinet.
- The Republican president was eventually forced to resign in disgrace.
- Some 115 million Brazilians go to the polls on 6 October to elect a new president, and various federal and state deputies.
- The parliament will elect a president and two vice presidents, who will form a presidential council.
- I never thought I'd be so well cared for by the president and the Republicans in Congress.
- Eventually Napoleon III was elected president of the French Republic only to proclaim himself Emperor after a coup in 1851.
- Did it frustrate you, this situation in the Middle East, as much as it did the Republican and Democratic presidents of the United States?
- Meetings between US presidents and Canadian prime ministers have been routine since the late 1930s.
- In the face of these demands, the president and the prime minister met last Tuesday for the second time to discuss a settlement.
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- It's hard to be interested in winning when your organization - from the president down to the manager - isn't.
- He did his apprenticeship with the then president of the Pharmaceutical Society and managed one of his shops for seven years.
- He was a founder of the Royal Geographical Society and a president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Both have served as presidents of local business organizations.
- And we'll also have gorillas, crows, dogs, and the new president of the Royal Society of London.
- Samuel Pepys was the son of a London tailor and a president of the Royal Society.
- Now, like Isaac Newton, May is president of the Royal Society, Britain's premier scientific organisation.
- The fourth recipient of an honorary degree was Lord May, president of the Royal Society and a former chief scientific adviser to the Government.
- Martin Luther King became the first president of the organization.
- Ip and Chow are former presidents of the Law Society, a group that is considered more conservative than the Bar Association.
- As a former president of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, Forte is well aware of issues facing the sector.
- The former president of the Transplantation Society is a supporter of Professor Hall's and accepts his explanation.
- The president of the UFO Society of Ireland, Betty Meyler, believes the flying objects are a sign of life on other planets.
- Lowe is the 15th president of the organization, and will serve as the national chair for the next two years.
- For the second time in less than eight months, the Simon Fraser Student Society has lost its president.
- However, if there is a dispute between the Church and State, both sides will have to refer the matter to the president of the Law Society of Ireland.
- The Park Service ignored a letter of protest signed by the presidents of seven scientific societies on December 16, 2003.
- Royal Society president Lord May of Oxford has said he is ‘alarmed’ at the lack of a clear commitment to science.
- The president of the Royal Society has told the government that scientific reasoning must be a core part of school education up until the age of 19.
- I spoke to all the society presidents as soon as this came up to ensure everyone was aware of the university policy.
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- Ecuador's state oil company president resigned Tuesday for failing to halt a steady decline in production.
- Foster was the president of Shaker Title Services, which is now defunct.
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- It's also easy to overstate the degree to which university presidents ever were opinion leaders.
- Several university presidents chaired committees and, following customary practices, earned an additional fee for this responsibility.
- Still others take on administrative roles as chairs, deans, or perhaps even university presidents.
- Some nights ago my partner and I had dinner with the president of the University of Southern California and his wife.
- There is also a desire to emulate the corporate world, which is understandable as many presidents of elite universities sit on corporate boards.
- The chief executive officer of a university is the president, who is usually appointed by the government.
- This development alarmed the leadership of the science and technology community, including university presidents.
- Are public university presidents required, like other government officials, to submit to the review of an ethics commission?
- Only 2 percent of all women presidents head major research universities.
- In March the university announced that the president is retiring from office.
- Just over half of the university presidents in our studies led public as opposed to private institutions.
- The council endorsed the policy, which was enacted by the university president.
- If something occurs that they don't like, they're apt to dial the university president directly.
- He will end his trip with a stop in Boston to hold talks with the presidents of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on expanding educational exchanges.
- All too often, the current generation of university presidents fails to share this appreciation.
- It's fascinating to learn how much your university president makes - or the dean of students for that matter.
- A new president of Murray State University, F. King Alexander, took office this past winter.
- What rules of engagement do university presidents set for their campuses?
- That December, however, the university president notified the professor of her intent to dismiss him.
- How many university presidents sit on corporate boards of corporations, especially those with whom their university has entered various partnerships?
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