In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We hope that this will be the first of many such prestigious awards for this fine young athlete.
- This was the first time the prestigious event has ever been held in Northern Ireland.
- For some it was a massive publicity coup for the county town to host such a prestigious event.
- A pair of teachers have won their way through to the national finals of a prestigious awards ceremony.
- The house itself is located in one of the most prestigious housing estates in the county.
- The success of these schools can be attributed to the prestigious status accorded to Spanish.
- It is the first time ever that the winner of this prestigious race was trained in the Kingdom.
- Just a few short months ago I was thrilled to be awarded a column in a prestigious newspaper.
- The report from a prestigious international agency is another valuable propaganda tool.
- It seemed that another prestigious name was set to become part of history.
- It is the view of many that prestigious galleries should be in high profile city centre establishments.
- We should be proud that our public servants are favourites for several prestigious awards this year.
- I wish him the very best of luck as he takes up one of the most prestigious positions in Irish sport.
- Two brave bobbies have been honoured for their courage at a prestigious award ceremony in London.
- It also plans to exhibit the poster at various other prestigious places in the country.
- It will be broadcast in the prestigious Masterpiece Theatre slot from Sunday.
- Dog groomers from Keighley had reason to smile when they scooped two first prizes at a prestigious event.
- Boston is home to one of the most prestigious regattas that North America has to offer.
- The group also acquired two prestigious watering holes among a dozen pubs and hotels earlier this year.
- He is set to take on the most prestigious daily newspaper job in Scotland.
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