In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are two principal disadvantages to being gay, one social and unnecessary and the other unavoidable.
- Today's wars might seem unavoidable or necessary, but they no longer seem good.
- The provision of emergency cover is a growing problem and an unavoidable consequence of specialisation.
- The courts are not always good at distinguishing between preventable and unavoidable deaths.
- We thought long and hard about involving other people, but we thought it was necessary and unavoidable.
- The issue of succession necessitated by Dewar's death is painful but unavoidable.
- Recording a verdict of accidental death, coroner Dr Roy Palmer said the tragedy had been unavoidable.
- Friday's reform package was therefore an unavoidable consequence of last year's breakdown.
- Like most of us, Manne was glad to be released from the unavoidable burdens of anticommunism.
- Well, I tried my best to avoid this pocket of socialism, but it was just unavoidable.
- The police said straightaway, without investigation, that the accident was unavoidable.
- As we have 2 in our dept and others in the same building, its been pretty much unavoidable all day really.
- Drivers will face unavoidable delays while work is carried out on a new roundabout in Witham.
- The council argues that this is necessary as part of an unavoidable programme of cutbacks.
- Violations are more and more resented in places where previously they had been ignored or seen as unavoidable.
- The reactive oxygen species are produced as an unavoidable consequence of aerobic metabolism.
- Although Vaughan's injury was unavoidable, it is not the first time he has been struck down at Headingley.
- Nevertheless, it was unavoidable, and apparently produced despair in the members of the workshop.
- It is the unavoidable and serious consequence of non-submission which lies at the heart of coercion.
- During the public consultation period it said it would need to be satisfied that the increases were unavoidable.
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