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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- The greatest self-inflicted wound came, as such things often do, in the form of a huge opportunity: the compact disc.
- Perseverance in the face of adversity is always a welcome attribute, even if that adversity is sometimes self-inflicted.
- It is believed that Stephen, who died from a self-inflicted knife wound, had a heated row with his mother at about 6pm.
- It is important that self-inflicted injuries are responded to in a calm and respectful manner.
- Adam's self-inflicted wounds and his attempts at escape revolve around the canals and the river.
- Neither Europe nor the world could afford the self-inflicted wound of a rejection of the constitution.
- If the benefit to be gained by self-inflicted injury outweighs the harm done, then it is permitted.
- Officers detained the hysterical Finn, who had numerous self-inflicted wounds.
- It would have been truer to say that the lyricist died of self-inflicted wounds.
- The difference is that one injury is self-inflicted while the other is forced on helpless victims.
- He had suffered a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
- At least 75 percent of people suffer from various feet problems and most of these are self-inflicted.
- I don't feel much sympathy, though - after all, it's largely a self-inflicted wound.
- Her early, self-inflicted death gave a tragic dimension to all that came before.
- He was released from a Sydney hospital this afternoon and his self-inflicted wounds are said to have been minor.
- He was later found dead inside the house from self-inflicted wounds.
- More than anything, a self-inflicted wound of this magnitude just leaves you speechless.
- However, he said he would not return a verdict of suicide and instead returned a verdict of self-inflicted death.
- It might come as some small consolation to the Dubliner to learn that his self-inflicted wound is far from unique.
- He suffered chronic depression and died in 1890 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound when he was 37.
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