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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- Two sailors, on shore leave, are caught up in a diamond smuggling racket.
- A Russian naval officer who stole a three-year-old's toy tractor while he was on shore leave had to give it back when police boarded his ship with a search warrant.
- Almost 10,000 sailors and marines enjoyed shore leave in Pattaya for five days.
- Even before the agreement has been signed, US warships have begun to dock in Colombo harbour to refuel and to provide shore leave for sailors.
- A total of 250,000 sailors are now able to get information on the country, to search for places to visit while being on shore leave in Pattaya or Sattahip.
- Henriette spotted Carl easily; she supposed he wasn't permitted to wear civilian clothes, even on shore leave.
- John Prescott, then working as a steward for Cunard cruise liners, was home on shore leave.
- How about a month of shore leave and a nice bath?
- The pubs used to shut at nine then and he came home drunk with these two Dutch sailors on shore leave.
- That's because the two months he served on the Spyglass were the two months that we were on shore leave.
- On shore leave in Manila, he meets up with Yuddy on the eve of a disastrous lapse in judgment.
- But it was soon proved to be a minor infection and shore leave was resumed.
- These visits probably do not have much military purpose, but Sydney is clearly a popular place for the US sailors to have some shore leave, and the US gets a fair amount of goodwill out of the visits.
- Once the ship docks and the crew goes out on shore leave, then you can ‘disappear’ and make your way back to the Nelson Institute.
- Sailors on shore leave walk through the weathered Venetian old town, quaffing beer or haggling over souvenirs or avoiding the pitch of waiters trying to lure them into seaside cafés.
- Sailors will still want cash for shore leave, but the navy can arrange for that to be made available by civilian contractors in ports to be visited.
- Legend has it she met George McCrae when he was doing his military service in the navy and he spotted her in a Pensacola restaurant while on shore leave.
- This enchanting vignette of sailors on shore leave led to his first Broadway choreography, On the Town, and opened the door to his brilliant dual career.
- They're on shore leave right now, but they'll all be back by the time we leave tomorrow morning.
- They're putting off having it until my shore leave.
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