In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He had stuffed his mother's old dishtowels into the satchels to keep the cans from banging together.
- Jim had been laid up for months and still carried a satchel full of medications.
- His clothes were rags, as was the satchel he carried, and he was boarding the third class plank.
- Martin went round in circles clutching his carrier bag of clothes in one hand and his leather satchel of papers in the other.
- White-coated show members with satchels hanging from their shoulders collect admission money at the gates.
- I slung my satchel over my shoulder and shook her outstretched hand.
- Tara just looked at his face while Rob started to open his satchel and take out a small sketch book.
- What freedom can we Indians boast of when thousands of children can be seen rattling in garbage dumps instead of carrying satchels to school?
- At one point Marcos asked her to show everyone what she had in her satchel.
- He had his satchel under one arm and the phone clutched in the opposite hand.
- Now, the police are taking things a step further, and have set up airport-style tables to inspect random shopping bags and satchels.
- They didn't speak for some time, until Faimon closed the book, and put it into his satchel.
- We sat down at the table in the lounge and that's when he handed me the satchel he was carrying.
- They swept their toys, papers, and supplies into their satchels, and walked towards the building.
- Mrs Barley opened her handbag, a brown leather affair like a small satchel.
- Manono is a car-free, sandy-bayed idyll, where school children saunter with their satchels under swaying palm trees, wandering the round-island footpath.
- I was starting to get cabin fever and I quickly got up, gathering my books into my satchel.
- The man carried a small satchel on his back full to the brim with goods, but this year there were no customers.
- All exercises are done in the classroom itself so that children are relaxed at home and need not carry satchels stuffed with heavy loads of textbooks and exercise books.
- Bits and pieces of color were noticeable on the satchels but that was it.
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