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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- They are building a road tunnel through the area.
- I hope the tunnels and more roads will change the situation so I can have a car soon.
- The winning consortium is likely also to take over the running of the Dartford tunnel and road bridge that carries the M25 over the Thames east of London.
- The Limerick South Ring Road, including the tunnel, will allow traffic to bypass Limerick city by linking the Docks Road with the Ennis Road.
- As I went into the tunnel at Finchley Road I switched off all the interior lights.
- A bank of trees here or a cycleway there makes no odds if you're building two major new roads and a massive tunnel.
- We have a toll road here that goes through a tunnel under the river.
- Norway is home to the longest and the deepest road tunnels in the world.
- The Faroese also boast some spectacular road tunnels, but they're not so excited about these feats of engineering that they feel obliged to name them after people.
- A tunnel closed and the road was down to two lanes.
- There are deep gashes in the roads; some are still blocked by landslides and a major road tunnel to the town has collapsed.
- Local villagers cut a tunnel road through the mountain and named it Guoliang Cave.
- A Swindon engineering company is taking a lead role in the design of a road tunnel beneath 5,000-year-old Stonehenge.
- Whilst Alpine road and rail tunnels and the Channel tunnel have made travel between some of Europe's nations easier, physical and cultural barriers remain.
- Authorities abroad are increasingly opting for road tunnels.
- A tunnel has been built leading to the new underground ‘bat hotel’, which has tiered accommodation from which bats can hang.
- New roads and tunnels have been built and public transport modernised.
- Drivers must now call the police immediately if their vehicles break down on elevated roads, tunnels and bridges across the Huangpu River.
- He conceded, however, that the toll might cause people to avoid the tunnel and use local roads instead.
- Detective Constable Ian Thornton and PC Kim Wandless tracked Wood down to a tunnel under King's Road and he was arrested.
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1(passage) abrirthey tunneled their way out of prison — escaparon de la cárcel abriendo / haciendo un túnel
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