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 just got a pair of pliers from his toolbox and managed to free the bird.
- I quickly hid behind a wall to witness the pantomime, as this poor chap had to get his toolbox out and mend the gear linkage.
- The owner discovered two smaller boxes inside the toolbox, which were dated 1898.
- We all sat in the back of the van on paint cans and crates and toolboxes and headed north.
- To their dismay they also realised that the car did not contain a stephney, jack and a toolbox, which could have made things easier for them.
- One of my sharpest childhood memories is of my father coming home with his toolbox on his shoulder, paid off from his joiner's job.
- I keep all these tools in my car so that, in the event that the car breaks down, I will be able to pull out my trusty toolbox and fix the problem.
- A most meticulous man, his toolbox was his pride and joy and woe betide anyone who didn't put a tool back exactly where they got it!
- We are a couple of weeks into our new home - I now am the proud owner of a toolbox; I never really had much need for one before because we have rented for the last number of years.
- He carried a plastic toolbox with him and once in the house, he put on a small paper respirator, of the type often used in DIY work.
- If you are a Dad be prepared to spend most holidays assembling intricate, highly complex toys that require the use of specialty screwdriver tips dug out the bowels of your toolbox.
- Old gardening boots, wheelbarrows, and toolboxes can make whimsical substitutes for expensive outdoor containers.
- In the riverbed were about a dozen or so articles, mostly fairly expensive power tools, and several toolboxes, all presumably stolen a short while earlier.
- Besides the radio, he had acquired a large toolbox packed with tools, two rifles, a shotgun, several boxes of ammunition, a long-handled axe, a crowbar, and a first-aid kit.
- He regularly carried a toolbox for his copier service calls.
- Storing the toolbox containing said torch in the bottom of a dark drawer about as far away from my bedroom as it's possible to be probably isn't the most practical thing in the world.
- Your toolbox for replacing tiles should include an electric drill, a club hammer, assorted chisels, a tile file, tile adhesive spreader, a grout rake for removing old grout and a grout spreader.
- It isn't the type of hammer you would keep in your toolbox.
- Inside his cabin, McAbery reaches for the worn cardboard container that serves as his only toolbox.
- There was a time when the average chap, armed with a toolbox and a workshop manual, could tackle quite major jobs on a car.
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