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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- Eye witnesses said the perpetrators were carrying rucksacks.
- He's carrying a rucksack and all these little plastic bags and a penknife.
- He was carrying a small rucksack and a small green carrier bag.
- He was wearing a green jacket and dark coloured waterproof trousers and had been carrying a grey rucksack.
- Airmen each carried rucksacks laden with more than 120 pounds of food and water expecting to be in the area for five days.
- Once all the cash has been collected, it will also be used to purchase necessary items such as rucksacks to carry the equipment, training manuals and oxygen cylinders.
- Trekking is not just about carrying a rucksack and wandering around the mountains.
- He has blue eyes, short dark hair and wore a black top and cycling shorts and carried a rucksack.
- If you don't attend many conferences you won't have noticed that it seems to be fashionable to give out rucksacks, backpacks and haversacks as freebies to delegates.
- She found a small hollow, pulled out her sleeping bag, used the rucksack as a pillow and tried to get some sleep.
- On the other side, the backpackers, tanned and fit, casually shoulder their rucksacks and adjust their sunglasses.
- Police released CCTV footage of the four men, who were carrying large rucksacks, in a bid to eliminate them from the inquiry.
- After a gap of three hours there was a further sighting of the men, all wearing trainers and T-shirts and two carrying rucksacks, at Baker Street station.
- Modern rucksacks and sports bags no longer look like simple nylon sacks anymore.
- Group members also helped out one of their number who picked up an injury on the second day, carrying his rucksack the rest of the way.
- Last May they started training again, yomping up hills carrying loaded rucksacks.
- In addition, no bags, rucksacks & backpacks larger than eight inches square will be allowed beyond the ticketing and security checkpoints or into the grounds of the Belfry.
- Most use a small rucksack that carries everything including food, drink, clothing, bait and tackle.
- She hung the rucksack on her shoulder and walked slowly down the familiar paths she had passed before.
- I came to the city centre with one hold-all and a small bag, and went away with two hold-alls, three bags and two rucksacks!
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