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 said the third-class train had no dining car, but that passengers often brought gas cylinders and small stoves aboard despite regulations forbidding it.
- We had a good flight to Delhi, then headed out on an overnight train to Varanasi, which was actually okay, even though first and second class were fully booked, forcing us to travel third class!
- What, I wondered, were second- and third-class accommodations like?
- There are two third-class compartments and a brake van for the guard and luggage.
- He could not enter restaurants or cafés apart from third-class railway and steamer buffets.
- Once whilst traveling in a third class train compartment he lost his shoe whilst transferring from one carriage to another.
- Segregated first-, second- and third-class Victorian railway carriages are the wrong model for 21st century education.
- Many passengers expressed the same frustration: the third-class carriage is the only available option for trips to and from Cairo; and the service remains sub-human even as ticket prices continue to soar.
- He compromises his position in English society by assaulting a servant in a third-class railway carriage.
- The train gets ready to leave and we scramble for our precious third-class seats.
- After reaching the Victoria Terminus Railway Station in Mumbai, on my way to his ashram, I rode all night in a third class train compartment to Chandrapur, about 50 miles from Nagpur in Maharashtra.
- In order to draw as little attention as possible, I left Ping and and his father in a third-class compartment and settled myself into a second-class car.
- The divisions operate on a semiannual schedule, sending spring and fall meeting abstracts and newsletters to their members via third-class mail.
- Indeed, the U.S. team traveled third class: long plane flights, cramped and cheap hotels and $10 per day in meal money.
- The print material is sent via first-class mail the same day the video is sent via third-class mail.
- Due to a backlog of requests - and because those requests were sent through the mail, third class - the alerts take up to six months to process.
- On the same train, in the third-class section, sits Vera Claythorne.
- The pair were travelling together on the same third-class ticket.
- He preferred the hard board of the third-class compartment, now abolished, rather than the cushioned first class of the railways.
- The description of their honeymoon voyage on a third-class train in India is a predictable Orientalist travelogue.
- How many others do more than just toss the third-class postal announcements or e-mail newsletters or let their bumper stickers and buttons gather dust on a shelf?
- Note of course that filing a change of address or hold in her name is a crime, and a change of address wouldn't stop the third-class mail anyway.
- The trains on Saturday included a third-class carriage and a 1937 buffet car, which was the first to be restored to its original condition.
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- American workers confront a social and political system which turns them into second and third-class citizens.
- But it can never be forgotten that the system itself was evil, inhumane and degrading for the many millions who became its second and third class citizens.
- It's not just a third-class trucker's license.
- Unlike Gibson's kindly fiction, the historical Pilate was an ordinary imperial procurator in a third-class province who kept his legions busy with brutal executions of Jewish and Samaritan rebels.
- By and large, their rights remain extremely restricted and with the tourist trade in full swing, and a major part of the national economy, they tend to be treated as second- or third-class citizens within their own country.
- Companies injecting between 10 million and 40 million leva into a project will be considered third-class investors.
- If not for its efforts, our society and its institutions would still be quite exclusive, and we would still be truly third-class citizens.
- Once classified by the government as a first-class city, Naga now languished with a third-class rating.
- Set in 1939, the film tells the story of one widow as she attempts to deal with her third-class status in India.
- First Class post isn't that cheap - so why are we getting a third class service?
- The triumph of the civil rights movement was that it removed the legal practices of segregation, which made black people second and third-class citizens.
- Markus and his third-class version of guilty sympathy made me more incensed and panicked than Tom's threatening and blackmailing ways.
- The stickers will be valid for one week, one month or one year and will allow their owners to use the highways, and the first, second and third-class roads in the respective period.
- These third-class citizens were often tenant farmers who found themselves in credit debt, a financial situation which left them legally bound to work without pay for elite land-owners.
- Quasi-experiments, natural experiments, mere observations and qualitative investigations are castigated as second- or even third-class methods.
- It was decided to keep the minimum purchase prices of third class Oriental tobacco and to reduce the prices for third class broad-leaved tobacco.
- The government has committed to pay the hospital costs of poor dengue patients treated in the third-class wards of hospitals.
- By contrast, Todd suggested, Scotland had a shortage of top-class courses, so tourists were being directed instead to second and third-class courses.
- You get third-class marks, you get a third-round offer.
- We were third-class citizens, working hard to become citizens and to be able to vote.
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