In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Seen in history's unforgiving stare, the 21st century will be marked forever by the events of September 11.
- With its unforgiving machine memory, the Internet might turn out to be the unlikely conscience of the world.
- A small proportion of people are stupid and hence don't get it but the criminal law is pretty much unforgiving of stupidity.
- The people of Galmoy were unforgiving, however, and a ballad composed at the time records their anger and frustration.
- Earlier, when speaking to journalists, she was equally unforgiving.
- In response the lord takes back his forgiveness and orders the unforgiving slave tortured.
- Politics is fast and unforgiving, but already the Labour conference triumphs seem dated, while the minor divisions still remain.
- It reopened after the war to dwindling attendance because of the people's unforgiving response to its withdrawal four years before.
- I suspect you won't look at that angry, unforgiving driver-in-pursuit in quite the same way again.
- Australians tend to be unforgiving, for example, of criminals who have served their jail sentence.
- It would be a daily reminder of one of the most unforgiving - and concentrated - culls of the innocent ever carried out by people on people.
- It is one of the only books that turns an unforgiving spotlight on the German people and how they came so easily under the sway of the dark cloud of Nazism.
- She was then employed by Howard, a changeable character, easygoing one day, an unforgiving taskmaster the next.
- The late 20th century's decline of social deference has led to a journalism which is unforgiving of the elite and its deviations.
- Voters are unforgiving of ministers about underperforming schools and hospitals that don't deliver.
- But when it comes down to matters of life and death there is something very unnerving about unforgiving anger, even when it is justified.
- I mean, we've talked about how unforgiving investors are going to be for a very long time.
- When people break their promises to me I can be very unforgiving.
- Nowadays, we are developing a most unforgiving culture.
- This is a very tragic event, and it is very telling of the cruelty of the Taliban and how unforgiving they are.
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