In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They took lawn mowers, strimmers, chainsaws, as well as drills and tools totalling about £3,000.
- Lawn mowers, strimmers and hedge trimmers are being targeted.
- As she was coming back to the house the plastic cord in the strimmer snapped off and I cut the engine to lengthen it.
- Included in the items taken were a chain saws, hedge trimmers and strimmers.
- Falls from ladders cause the most injuries, followed by accidents with electrical tools such as lawnmowers, power drills and hedge strimmers.
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