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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- Aside from a few snazzy Tupperware lines, most storage containers are ugly.
- I would walk for hours at the weekends, coming back with Tupperware bowls of berries which Joan made into pies with Bramley apples from the garden.
- Rachel watched curiously as he pulled out plates, drinks, eating utensils and several more Tupperware containers full of food.
- I sighed and started clearing the dishes away, packing the leftovers into Tupperware tubs.
- Two Tupperware bowls sat on the counter, full of frosting.
- I busied myself with fiddling with my Tupperware sandwich container.
- He opened the refrigerator and stooped, rummaging through Tupperware containers with enthusiasm.
- Did you know that Tupperware is more expensive than any other container option?
- Lay the meat flat in a casserole dish, or in the big Tupperware container.
- We even packaged shots to go in tiny Tupperware containers.
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