In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We kept trying to cut it short saying we had to do this or that but he would just wait until we'd finished.
- Before we'd even made our choices from the menu, it already felt better than the previous visit.
- The fact is I lost all sense of time and did not know how long we'd been in the water.
- And we'd only just sat down when the melodious tones of a male choir sweetly filled the air.
- Though we'd only just met, it felt like spending a lazy Saturday afternoon with an old friend.
- After we'd finished work on it, she and her manager asked me to meet them at a club.
- Considering all the precautions we'd taken, this was something of a security lapse.
- Unfortunately, the bike was considerably over the budget that we'd been planning on.
- Coming back on the coach that night you would have thought we'd actually won the Cup!
- By this time we'd most of us repaired to the bar and were feeling pleased with ourselves and a bit triumphant.
- Of course, if we'd lived there, we would never have met our drinking buddy neighbours here.
- We reminisced about productions we'd been involved in, good and bad, down the years.
- The pleasure of buying a house there had turned into a draining and joyless slog and we'd had enough.
- If he wants some old-time religion, we'd better give him some - and you are doing your best.
- It felt like ages since we'd all met up, and in fact, thinking back, it was the night of the four-hour journey.
- We would both have to admit, we'd been checking his gums for signs of teeth more than three times a day.
- For our part, we got a lot of positive comments and came away feeling that we'd achieved something.
- If we don't have time to go and study and enjoy music we'd better not talk about it.
- Pete took me out for a beer and we'd just got in a second when Nicholas arrived to advise us that the show was starting.
- We'd seen a good man resign and we'd gone through a lengthy leadership contest.
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- Maybe we'd suddenly have more people suddenly clamouring to claim they were European.
- If more people went to the opera, we'd come across as more emotionally mature.
- This year however, we thought about what we'd like to do in the New Year as a family and as a couple.
- Our lads take it very seriously and we'd have loved to win but it wasn't to be.
- Then we ambled along to the venue, to be sure we'd know where to find it, before grabbing something to eat.
- Every now and then the tea light at our table would wink out from a draft and we'd have to relight it.
- Anything that can help people in danger of losing their sight is something we'd take a great interest in.
- Every time I went home to Argentina we'd meet and I saw him around Europe quite a bit, too.
- Are there things we'd rather not know?
- Members of our group recently went down to the army recruitment centre to tell them we'd like to enlist.
- Friday was movie night - we'd all pile into our bed with popcorn and watch a movie together.
- And if it was a pork roast we'd get a huge slab of delicious crackling and a dollop of apple sauce.
- When we got bored of that, we'd sit back down and shout at each other over the line.
- But it was agreed that we'd split the bill and I had to pay the same as everyone else.
- Did we ever think we'd see the day we'd be lying on the beach in Hawaii sipping Martinis?
- All I will say about the latter is that we'd be best advised to keep our voices down on this one.
- We agreed we'd nip down to the big supermarket in Taunton today and get a new one.
- If you'd said that at the start of the season, we'd have snatched your hand off.
- Just think how much work we'd all get done if it wasn't for personality tests.
- We never thought we'd say that about a depressive fat bloke in a dress, either.
- we would
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