In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unhurt)ilesoindemneshe emerged unscathed from the wreck/affair — salió ilesa del accidente/indemne del asunto
- the village survived the bombing unscathed — el pueblo no sufrió daños en el bombardeo
- Twice he parachuted into France to deliver gold to the resistance and made his way back unscathed.
- His office was evacuated and he escaped unscathed before the south tower was hit and collapsed.
- Occupants of the smashed car escaped with slight injuries and those in the house were unscathed.
- After what seems like a lifetime, you emerge unscathed at the far end.
- When a fishing vessel is lost and all the crew make it home unscathed to find their families waiting for them it's a good result.
- The Cougar team came through the game relatively unscathed, but three players picked up slight injuries.
- Ashcroft's injury apart, the team came through unscathed from the two Bank Holiday matches.
- The pair emerged unscathed, but a female friend suffered serious injuries.
- All in all it's probably a good thing that my mum got away unscathed.
- Are we to believe that Park's reputation will remain unscathed from this affair?
- Unfortunately for Mark, although he came through the war unscathed, he has suffered since.
- In no other city but Athens could we have come out of the adventure unscathed.
- He came virtually unscathed out of the two scams thanks largely to shabby investigation.
- The woman, who didn't have a smoke alarm fitted, escaped unscathed after being woken up by the barking of her dogs.
- Perhaps it was that competitive spirit which saw him emerge unscathed from so many tumbles during his racing career.
- How I managed to get through that period relatively unscathed I have no idea.
- Most emerge unscathed but some young people become alienated from their families and end up with nowhere to turn.
- If you pay just a little bit of attention, you can get through life mostly unscathed.
- Almost nothing survived unscathed, but 12 plants did survive and some even grew.
- Amid all the cuts, the Park and Ride services are to continue unscathed, with the concession of a few extra stops.
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