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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- He said that the restaurant has about five waiters on duty during busy periods.
- She worked in the kitchen while her children served as waiters and helpers.
- Lauren and I went to Osteria tonight and the waiters outnumbered the customers.
- Arriving passengers greet their cabin stewards and table waiters like long-lost family friends with smiling handshakes, hugs and much backslapping.
- The waiter also serves as a wine steward, so passengers generally need to know what vintages they like or dislike.
- The waiters serve the women at each table first.
- Outside, scores of people mill about, waiters serve free coffee and soda, and a long queue waits to get into the hall.
- The WCB regulations on second-hand smoke might well prevent a waiter from serving a customer who is smoking.
- What restaurants need are professional waiters.
- Service to start with was very slow, although not surprising when you have 2 waiters for a full restaurant.
- Just as I gather up my courage to start a conversation with my neighbor, impeccably dressed waiters appear and begin serving dinner.
- They hold low-wage jobs as restaurant waiters, street cleaners, construction workers, and dishwashers.
- Ask restaurant waiters which menu items are vegetarian.
- Hackneyed and sterile, the Rockwell is ideal if you are looking for vastly overpriced drinks served by offhand waiters with pathetically slow service.
- I settled into one of the leather banquettes for a leisurely tea service, including scones and a slice of custard pie served by white-jacketed waiters.
- Then the head waiter rushes up with a candle.
- She worked in a few different places but finally settled down in a restaurant as a waiter and bartender.
- At these coastal restaurants, the waiters might be wearing ties and the tables could be draped with linen, but customers are still welcome in shorts and flip-flops.
- The young chefs and waiters were delighted with the opportunity of preparing and serving food to their teachers.
- Zombori worked as a busboy and saw how the world's top waiters treated customers.
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