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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- In a world full of flashy starters who can't go nine innings, her stock-in-trade is going the distance and taking dreamy entrepreneurs right along with her.
- We must first dismiss (with regrets) the conceptual equipment and interpretations that had been our stock-in-trade throughout the decades in which we relied upon the community study.
- However confident and bright the consultant may be, coming straight from business school he cannot hope to provide the wealth of practical experience that is the consultant's stock-in-trade.
- Collecting evidence, difficult in others’ eyes, is just the stock-in-trade of private detectives.
- A large part of his stock-in-trade consists of holding fantastic theories up to a light and debunking them.
- Like many who preceded, and many who followed, his stock-in-trade was low-cost prurience.
- Her unglamorous look was her stock-in-trade while her professional skills always kept her in high demand on stage, film, radio and television.
- For each of them, the problematic behavior was, in some sense, his professional stock-in-trade.
- His stock-in-trade of arch self-deprecation doesn't cut any slack up here.
- Shock has been the stock-in-trade of cutting-edge art for nearly a century, of course.
- When confronted with a few probing questions, he treats the journalist as an outright political opponent, resorting immediately to his stock-in-trade - provocative red-baiting.
- His stock-in-trade was to take another person's song and sing along to it.
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- Their stock-in-trade is ‘intellectual property.’
- Stuffed with tips on fashion, sex, beauty and health - the stock-in-trade of women's journals the world over - the new magazine bears a passing resemblance to its more staid sisters.
- Banks sometimes use pledge in financing dealers' stock-in-trade and international trade.
- His stock-in-trade, however, was high school yearbook photos, portraits of college campus queens and locals in their Sunday best.
- Big hair, big riffs and big guitar solos may all have been part of Thin Lizzy's stock-in-trade, but what distinguished them from the hard-rock hordes was the songwriting skills and vocal presence of their frontman.
- He added: ‘I also find it worrying that a company whose stock-in-trade is domain management could fall prey to what at least appears to be a fairly elementary scripting hack.’
- He'd found the matched set some years before in a second-hand-junk store where the finish on everything displayed for sale had consisted of dust and the neglect and abuse former owners had lavished on this collection of stock-in-trade.
- But his stock-in-trade is moody, gargatuanly stringed incidental music for hysterically overblown movies like Moulin Rouge and Plunkett and MacLean.
- While his father was still alive, Barry had not only less motivation to delve into his stock-in-trade but also less opportunity.
- The nauseating stories about Speer et al remind us that ‘charm’, the successful architect's stock-in-trade, is a value-free asset.
- The value of the company's stock-in-trade varied from $400 to more than $850, with $140 of income.
- Plants, colors, textures, light: Not the usual stock-in-trade of a home store, but then Alta Tingle is not your usual store owner.
- In 1805 Daniel's stock-in-trade and income totaled $430, while Nathaniel's totaled $70.
- Quite regardless of whether credit is extended to the customer to finance the acquisition of plant, of equipment, or of stock-in-trade, the customer requires the custody or use of the items involved.
- Nor does he talk much about foreign policy, which has been his stock-in-trade for a quarter-century now.
- And bits, bytes, and bandwidth are fast replacing the three Rs as schools' stock-in-trade.
- Portraits of costumed women and children posed in the antique buildings of Deerfield were a stock-in-trade of their business because they sold well to tourists and other visitors.
- Take his other big stock-in-trade, photographic collages, of which there are several on the walls.
- The exceptions are stock-in-trade, consumable stores, raw materials held for the purpose of business, personal movable property, agricultural land, and specific government gold bonds.
- He used this professional leeway to venture away from his stock-in-trade gospel/soul sound into balladry and country music, meeting with a good deal of success.
- Perhaps a city merchant could hardly distinguish between commodity money (which he planned to pass on with perhaps little or no gain or loss) and his main stock-in-trade.
- Life-defining events, like marriage, birth, and death, are a florist's stock-in-trade.
- The insurance was against risks including burglary and theft, and the subject matter of the insurance was his stock-in-trade as a manufacturing furrier.
- Stockbrokers, like estate agents, have a vested interest in talking up their stock-in-trade.
- Assets such as stock-in-trade or plant and machinery can be passed by delivery. This means that this property can be transferred without triggering a stamp duty liability.
- Anti-Western and, specifically, anti-Australian rhetoric has long been part of his political stock-in-trade.
- On the ranges of Fort Devens, the troops were put through their paces on US weapons, from the stock-in-trade M16 assault rifle to the frighteningly-effective M249 SAW light machine gun.
- And the traders are still there, their modern stock-in-trade tracksuits, tacky ornaments and whiskey sold for a 200 per cent mark-up.
- He was a local consultant whose stock-in-trade was introducing companies into the premiums and incentives markets; he had first met him in 1992 at a trade show.
- In the making of the sloops, brigantines, barks, and other vessels that were the stock-in-trade of Kingston's shipbuilders, hundreds of deep holes needed to be bored through heavy, oak timbers.
- With only one misstep, he played to his strengths in this show, both returning to the handsome landscapes that are his stock-in-trade and pursuing new avenues that invite further and fuller development.
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