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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- She would reappear in a few minutes with a tea tray filled with toasted breads, tea biscuits, and fresh homemade white butter.
- One fashionably dressed member of the team is threatening to steal a rattan tea tray that he is convinced is ‘back in fashion’.
- In her hands were balanced a silver tea tray, upon which were placed two medium-sized silver bottles, a crystal tumbler, and a small teaspoon.
- Secondly, while the restaurant has a few guest rooms, the packet of digestives on the in-room tea tray was several months past its sell-by date.
- ‘Thank you Anna,’ Her father said as she sat down across from him and placed the tea tray on the ground.
- About a quarter of an hour later, I found myself carrying a tea tray down one of the second-floor hallways.
- From the fresh milk on the tea tray to the gentle classical music playing softly in your room, every detail has been carefully considered.
- Jewel boxes, tea trays, corner stands and other curios are some of the attractive articles available here.
- Gilbert nodded and Rebecca placed the tea tray onto the table.
- ‘That sounds like a great idea,’ said Granny putting down the tea tray.
- Small cups and the tea tray were being used to help them learn the art of balance.
- Paul led them into a sitting room, and asked one of his servants for a tea tray.
- ‘So, Leo’, Mum set the tea tray down on the tiny table.
- The women gather around the table on which the chessboard has been set up as two maids enter from the left with refreshments and a tea tray.
- Finally, she sat with the tea tray, and smiled at the two of them.
- The butler reappeared instantly bearing a silver tea tray with a glass of ice and a pitcher of cold water, which he poured into the glass and offered to me.
- I tripped on the carpet and knocked over the little table where our tea tray had rested.
- A nurturer by nature, Olivia parked him in the most comfortable chair in the parlour and disappeared to the kitchen, reappearing several minutes later with a loaded tea tray in her hands.
- He slipped behind the bar to get a tea tray ready.
- Mrs Noble emerged a few minutes later, carrying a tea tray.
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