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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- ‘Well, I, uhm, don't know what I'm going to tell Ricky,’ I admit, shamefaced.
- He eventually made it to the meeting looking shamefaced but the fact he left the pub at all just goes to show how thoroughly modern this new breed of e-hack really is.
- ‘Uhh… I know,’ he replied, feeling a little shamefaced.
- Anyone lighting fireworks in a public place faces arrest and prosecution, so let's look forward to a few shamefaced souls in court.
- But Nick was already looking shamefaced and cold.
- Feeling remarkably like a shamefaced puppy, she trod reluctantly into the kitchen and gave them both that icy what-the-hell-do-you-want look she'd perfected by ninth grade.
- It is the scientific community and the government's somewhat shamefaced approach to animal research that allows activists to make their impact.
- But she did give notice to Miss Wundt who, having taken her room as a single lady, had different men coming out of it in the mornings and could often be heard screaming insults after them as they made their shamefaced way down the stairs.
- A grin spread over Michelle's face, snapping out of her thoughts to look at Heath, though she completely missed the look of shamefaced hurt that washed over his features.
- The 600 guests went home, but she returned, slightly shamefaced, and landed herself a movie deal.
- During his detention, he became a cause célèbre among tech activists, who held large protests outside the offices until shamefaced executives dropped their complaint against him.
- Yet this is not a film that apologises, like a shamefaced school boy, for its country's past.
- I smothered a laugh as my dad suddenly stopped midway through his angry tirade directed at a group of shamefaced security officers, and slowly pivoted his head in our direction.
- Despite the shamefaced grins that characterised the victims' interviews, there was no mistaking their anger.
- ‘Sorry Mrs. Young,’ chorused the others dully, looking slightly shamefaced, and Jesse redder than before.
- After this, the first one looks shamefaced and says, ‘Girls, I've got a confession to make.’
- Next day the shamefaced deputies of the Riksdag were forced to walk between lines of troops with fixed bayonets to assemble in a Parliament Hall surrounded by field guns, each with an artillerist standing behind it with a lighted taper.
- Lynch wrote a notoriously vengeful poem, full of vicious curses, a story he tells against himself in shamefaced penance.
- ‘I know,’ she said, a little shamefaced, ‘but I must take a picture of this.’
- They narrowed at Adam, but they didn't contain their previous venom, and Adam glared right back at her, and she turned away, shamefaced.
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