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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- He is a flawed, insecure character who seems suddenly to fear being left on his own.
- It suddenly struck me as to how different everything looked from that point of view.
- Against the odds, he calls up suddenly and agrees to meet us in a bar to discuss the show.
- It was a time of relative calm in the Balkans, and Belgrade was suddenly a lively city.
- I had finished dinner and was about to give up hope when suddenly he was standing there.
- He knew how to get a horse ready for the track but suddenly he was responsible for everything.
- Friends of a young mother who died suddenly are gearing up to raise cash for her son.
- It suddenly reminded me of being at my grandad's in Scotland when he used to keep sheep.
- I found this in the archives and was suddenly very very interested in what she had to say.
- He can be sitting there quite happily, and then suddenly leap up and hit his dad for no reason.
- I had just got a cup of coffee and was standing in the aisle of the bus when it braked very suddenly.
- It is an illness which can just hit you out of nowhere and suddenly your energy is gone.
- What we see is a girl who suddenly grasps the point of taking control and finds it liberating.
- We were sitting outside a bar when suddenly the heavens opened and it just began to pour down.
- We needed to warm up, and I suddenly realised how we could end up our day out with a bit of fun in the sun.
- The animal promptly followed her into the road and a car had to brake suddenly to avoid it.
- At this stage it looked like the goals were just going to continue but the game suddenly changed.
- He was looking better than he had in a long time, so it was a terrible shock that he died so suddenly.
- Auden spent much of the last years of his life in Oxford, and died suddenly in Vienna.
- I recall that a teacher was standing in front of me when suddenly there was a big thud.
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