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 one or two stand-out tracks, this record is wholly unexceptional.
- The decor and ambience was unexceptional, but the personal service was top-notch and the food was very, very good.
- Graham's series was the first set of American novels to depict the everyday life of an unexceptional African-American family.
- His remarks really should have been quite unexceptional.
- Musically, everything is absolutely fine, in a middle-of-the-road, unexceptional sort of way.
- The young David had an unexceptional upbringing.
- Such language is unexceptional in prosperous countries that look at the United States on an almost equal footing economically.
- It was just a pity the contest left something to be desired; the standard was unexceptional, and, for much of the game, Holland were a big disappointment.
- It's an unexceptional observation, but the following day I receive a concerned telephone call from the band's press officer.
- Paramount's work on this transfer is decent, if unexceptional.
- The religious part of this argument is unexceptional.
- The longer we pat ourselves on the back for near misses and moral victories, the longer we linger in unexceptional days.
- The buildings are unexceptional, save that they differ considerably from the typical brick or clapboard row houses in the area.
- Thirty years ago such an observation would have been unexceptional.
- Harrison Ford and Christopher Plummer are two exceptional actors, unfortunately thrown into a very unexceptional movie.
- In France, her cooking would be unexceptional.
- Some unexceptional remarks of his are quoted in the story.
- All of it was unexceptional verging on inedible.
- I was surprised at how unexceptional I found it.
- We suggest the record for this half-a-mile of road was unexceptional.
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