In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘I saw plenty of ballot papers with crosses on them and I saw unsealed envelopes that were of A5 size,’ one of the constables said later.
- Indeed, the morning the verdict was unsealed, I had announced what was in the envelope.
- The blue asbestos was completely exposed and unsealed when the coaches arrived in the interior department.
- Alan reached inside his pocket and pulled out an unsealed envelope.
- If we sent our letters in unsealed envelopes then anyone who gained possession of the envelope would be able to read its contents.
- Madison opens the unsealed envelope and removes the single sheet of paper inside.
- The police described finding Mr Islam, Mr Afzal and Mr Kazi handling unsealed postal ballots in a deserted warehouse in the city.
- The next witness, Edward Newcomb, who had also been party to the fraud, further described the forging of election documents and the placing of McClellan tickets in unsealed envelopes.
- Problems range from garages which are too small for their cars, to cracked ceilings, inadequate loft ventilation and unsealed cavity walls.
- To maintain confidentiality, participants received the questionnaires in an unsealed envelope, which they then used to seal their responses upon completion.
- It was a ritual that we in Ireland became familiar with in recent years, as streets were emptied of cars, drains and manhole covers were checked and sealed, snipers were put on rooftops and in all unsealed windows.
- I dropped the other articles of paper on the counter top, while I opened the unsealed envelope.
- Those who wished to participate were provided with a questionnaire package in an unsealed envelope.
- Police found the trio handling unsealed postal ballots in a deserted warehouse in the city during a late-night raid in June 2004, the hearing was told.
- How about if 2,000 will die if the tunnel floods unsealed?
- Each student received an unsealed envelope containing the measures.
- It was a plain white envelope, unsealed and unmarked in any way.
- Mr Horner testified that the potted meat had been supplied unsealed but wrapped in brown paper and sold to several people, none of whom fell ill.
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