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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- It will require the opinionated and voluble 48-year-old from Edinburgh's Muirhouse to soil his hands with the media, agents and all manner of those folk who make demands of an institution club's figurehead.
- He became animated and voluble; he even smiled.
- Maybe they are the ‘good children’ in a big, voluble family to whom nobody pays much attention because the naughty boys are always centre-stage.
- To some extent this is a public, formal persona that is belied by the intimacy and voluble conversation shared by good friends and family members.
- Never having been confronted with this question before, the usually voluble scientist answers evasively, and it temporarily sinks her mission as Earth's representative to other worlds.
- Nervous PR folk and man wielding a hair brush flutter around her nervously as the stunning actress is seated and rapidly surrounded by her voluble fans.
- Those voices were more voluble and more naive ten years ago than they are today.
- She has a voluble and attractive personality, but even if she were cranky and bad-tempered I'd still go there because the food's really good.
- He is able; he is voluble; he's, I think, a very decent man, but again the campaign I think has not been there for him.
- I love these guys - they make me look like I'm clever, when really I'm just voluble and profane and tediously honest.
- Butchers do know, and they're usually voluble about their product and will help you find what you want at the right price.
- Beyond that, he was unforgettable: flamboyant and voluble, the type of guy who gives everyone a nickname and who might break into a show tune at any moment.
- She is voluble about the support she has received from her family and friends, and the Cincinnati Zoo, whose help in sustaining the project has been crucial.
- A voluble, burly man with a flush face and a deep voice, he was a force throughout the weekend.
- Well he's a voluble man, and you know, he has his own strong views.
- Rather, he is generous and voluble when asked about his personal life and his working habits, laughing frequently.
- He is a voluble and glib speaker and said to be very ambitious.
- I found him to be a totally honest witness, but he is voluble and answers questions quite effusively, not always directly.
- The meetings were voluble and at times fierce.
- He doesn't speak about his wife at all, except to say she is still in Prague, but he is appropriately voluble about his daughter.
- Trade union leaders and managements are voluble in condemning each other without owning up responsibility.
- I think I upheld the honour of Scotland by making a voluble speech of thanks.
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