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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- In between times, he'd also made it to the chief executive's post at publishing giant Reed Elsevier, where his quick-tempered reputation had begun to establish itself.
- He is self-important, quick-tempered, duplicitous and vicious.
- Of course, we have fights, but he is genuinely quick-tempered so it's over before it's begun.
- He was a man's man, a hard-drinking, argumentative, creative, quick-tempered, irascible, huggy bear of a gent, Texas big in his concepts and his audacity, appropriate for a guy named Texas.
- We aren't talking about his usual surly demeanour, quick-tempered nature, or impromptu tours to folks lounging around in shelters.
- Although Su is a quick-tempered person, he targets the problem itself, not the people who created it.
- David and Lyuba were like ice and water: He was a composed and restrained person, and never raised his voice; she was a bundle of energy, quick-tempered and excitable.
- You can tick many of the usual boxes with Rankin's Edinburgh detective: loner, divorced, quick-tempered, a maverick and a boozer - a tick for every one.
- Questions included whether study participants considered themselves quick-tempered or whether they felt like hitting someone when they got angry.
- At the beginning of the play, we see Lear as a proud, vain, quick-tempered old king, not necessarily evil, but certainly not good.
- Please don't be capricious and quick-tempered any more.
- A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.
- Their unpredictable disposition-timid, yet also quick-tempered and dangerous-was sometimes characteristic of bear clan members.
- Our mother, being quick-tempered, often resorted to caning as a form of discipline.
- A quick-tempered man will react more aggressively to an unpleasing situation than a placid one.
- He was distant, quick-tempered, with a slight hunch in his back.
- Here we meet a feisty, diminutive, quick-tempered Paul that few of us would gladly welcome in the seat next to us on a long airplane flight.
- Although beautiful, she is quick-tempered and spoiled.
- Though critics saw him as quick-tempered, harsh, abrupt, and arbitrary, practically everyone recognized his genius as a chief of staff.
- Henry III, though undeniably pious, could also be sharp-tongued and quick-tempered - he is recorded as tearing up the clothes of one of his court jesters, and throwing another into the Thames.
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