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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- Having won a free-kick out on the left touchline, the midfielder whipped the ball deep into the box.
- Howley, hemmed in on the left flank, dabbed a clever grubber kick up the touchline, and set off in pursuit.
- Minutes before the end sections of the crowd streamed over the fence around the ground and formed groups around the touchlines, often overflowing onto the field.
- Ronaldo is getting his knee sprayed on the touchline, but appears to be okay.
- What's more they don't even have to make every decision themselves because of two equally inept individuals who maraud up and down the touchlines waving their flags whenever it appears appropriate.
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