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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- Priss nearly rocketed right through the ceiling at the sudden and abrupt sound of a fragile object crashing onto hard, uncarpeted floor and breaking into pieces.
- I woke up to Ohio's famously freezing weather and accidentally tripped myself as I got out of bed, therefore landing on my freezing derrière right in the middle of the freezing, uncarpeted floor.
- Choose an uncarpeted room and protect the table with a cover that you can roll up and throw away or shake off outside and wash.
- The majority of the space has a bare uncarpeted concrete floor without a suspended ceiling.
- I met him in the small, relaxed, carpeted upper dining room, as opposed to the larger, more boisterous, uncarpeted ground-floor one.
- The floors were hardwood and uncarpeted, and there was an old, dusty smell lingering in the air that made me sneeze.
- I took the lift, which oddly went only as far as the twelfth floor, then the stairs, which for the brief stretch between floors were dank and dark, uncarpeted and disused.
- Shadow fell upon shadow; darkening nadirs entwining like oily hands across walls and uncarpeted floors.
- Floors were vacuumed with a high-efficiency particulate air filter vacuum cleaner at a floor-specific rate, uncarpeted floors were wet-washed with a high-phosphate detergent, and all floors were again HEPA-vacuumed.
- The floor, still uncarpeted wood paneling, was covered next to the bed with a flower pattern throw rug.
- Blinding lights found twelve boys immediately jumping out of six brown-painted metal bunk beds onto a bland gray uncarpeted tile floor with an almost military precision.
- He took her up some uncarpeted side stairs to a small room containing only what appeared to be a photocopier and locked the door behind them.
- Stan has ‘a laugh exactly like an empty tin can tumbling down uncarpeted stairs’.
- Noise banged through the high-ceilinged, uncarpeted room, matching the din inside her skull.
- The past week she had slept on the couch in the living room, but now she was forced to sleep on the cold, uncarpeted floor of Christine's bedroom.
- From inside it sounds like a Spitfire with the whine of the gearbox, a resonance through the uncarpeted cockpit and stones rattling like bullets off the underside.
- Priss dropped her grip on the receiver, which promptly clattered onto the uncarpeted kitchen floor with a resounding metallic noise.
- Half an hour later, as Dawn and I made our way down the steep, uncarpeted stairs, Emily met us at the bottom.
- On his left, across the hall, an uncarpeted sitting room had walls decorated with paste-ons of classical scenes.
- Basically the downstairs bathroom and the kitchen are the only uncarpeted rooms, and the kitchen is somewhat of a high-traffic area.
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