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 areas that have been attacked by graffiti, maintenance personnel are able to remove the graffiti and recoat the affected area.
- ‘People still have about four more weeks to recoat their asphalt driveways before the temperature drops to below 60 degrees,’ Paige says.
- Instead of requiring removal and replacement, the roof is built from materials that can be recoated or renewed.
- I think the big difference is the fact that they have repainted or recoated the doors - so I am going to find out how I can do the same.
- The paint on the siding simply became faded and needed to be recoated.
- It needs to dry out a bit before we can recoat it with a water-based wood preservative.
- Unfortunately, recoating the entire fort with lime, a historically accurate solution, would be prohibitively expensive at this time.
- However, more work is required to recoat the inside of the pool and an appeal is ongoing to find another £50,000.
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