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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- Sometimes I can make weak-minded people do what I want, too.
- She is an attractive, weak-minded and desperate middle-aged teacher who gives into the temptation of sleeping with a reasonably virile teenage boy who has a crush on her.
- I recalled my first impressions of the girl: a weak-minded, weak-bodied, cry-babyish wimp.
- Women don't want someone that bores them with predictability, who allows them to control him, who isn't a challenge, and who is a weak-minded wimp.
- ‘He was a rather weak-minded specimen,’ said the author.
- He didn't have time to listen to the weak-minded fool prattle on.
- If you're weak-minded then I don't think you'll make it far as a footballer.
- He hadn't believed her; only a weak-minded fool would.
- We become soft or weak, and weak-minded as a result.
- If he refuses, you must kill him as a warning to other weak-minded individuals.
- The hellish day was designed to root out the weak and weak-minded, confirmed coach Brian Noble.
- You also have, frankly, some weak-minded people.
- Most European and many American commentators now appear to believe that only weak-minded dupes could vote to re-elect him.
- Lara was far from weak-minded, if anything she was strong-willed and open to opinions.
- Rangayana Raghu steals the show as a corrupt and weak-minded police inspector.
- Too much of this kind of thinking makes the individual weak-minded.
- It is an acknowledgment that you are weak-minded, cowardly, can be deceived and manipulated, and easily conned out of your money.
- ‘He takes an almost childlike pleasure in baiting socialists, pinks, reds and other weak-minded leftists,’ laughed one source who knows him well.
- Perhaps the Americans remain strong in their Christian faith because they are encouraged to trust and respect God without being regarded as weak-minded, odd or ‘Bible bashers’ as is the case in this country.
- It's the cocksure performance of weak-minded bullies who will be found out by the first decent team they play.
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