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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- I requested a tape deck as I have lots of talking-book audiotapes that I play on long journeys.
- I know I would ideally like power steering (am only just beginning to understand parallel parking, better not push my luck), central locking and at the least a tape deck / fm radio.
- He then stopped the tape, pulled it out of the tape deck, and handed it to me.
- I slipped the tape into the tape deck, shut it and pressed play.
- We had a state-of-the-art tape deck with stereo speakers built into the living and dining rooms.
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