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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- A demolition worker escaped unhurt when several tonnes of rubble fell on the digger he was driving today.
- Rebecca gave a few cries from the surprise, but was completely unhurt, thank god.
- Nine children and an adult escaped unhurt from a minibus which overturned on an icy road in Ilkley yesterday morning.
- The female driver of the Vauxhall, who comes from Spain, was unhurt.
- His daughter, in her 20s, managed to scramble free from the vehicle unhurt.
- Northamptonshire Police said the driver, who is from Herefordshire, was left badly shaken but unhurt.
- The baby was unhurt and Serena suffered minor injuries to her hand.
- They were unhurt, and warehouse managers immediately sealed off the aisles until safety inspectors arrived.
- Eager to claim pole position, he skidded off the track with two minutes left, but thankfully walked away unhurt.
- The 31 pupils and two teachers who were unhurt or escaped with slight injuries flew home on Thursday night.
- Described as a local family man and highly experienced police officer, he was said to be shaken but unhurt following his ordeal.
- He was otherwise unhurt and is now being cared for by a neighbour.
- The family were alerted to the presence of smoke by eldest daughter Ellen, and they all managed to get outside the house unhurt.
- A man and a woman got out of the car unhurt and the man was seen walking along the hard shoulder towards Leeds city centre when he was hit by the lorry.
- Shaken up, but fortunately, unhurt, the woman offered Jonathan money for his good deed, but he refused.
- She was found unhurt by passers-by who took her to the police station.
- The couple's two dogs, a border collie and a springer spaniel, were in the car but were unhurt and are being looked after by friends.
- The occupants of the coach were all unhurt, but the driver and teachers who witnessed the crash were described as very shaken.
- Staff escaped unhurt but the shots shattered the windscreens of their vehicles, leaving workers badly shaken.
- As detectives searched for clues, the bank expressed relief that its employees targeted appeared to be unhurt.
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