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 never wrote a paper without foot-notes, appendices, supplements, and the alterations and corrections in his proofs were such that the printers found their task well-nigh impossible.…
- He points out that in Bangalore, it is well-nigh impossible to get a hotel room.
- I thought I understood what she was saying but I found it well-nigh impossible to believe.
- Choosing a player of the century in any sport is usually well-nigh impossible.
- The sound becomes an acrid smog, a dull thudding headache, in which it is well-nigh impossible to distinguish the individual elements.
- However various experts agreed that there is lively cross-border movement of birds in Africa that is well-nigh impossible to monitor, and Hockey said there was an illegal trade in ornamental birds from south and east Asia.
- I'm sorry, but accurately predicting costs is well-nigh impossible… there are just too many variables.
- It has become well-nigh impossible for many Scottish firms to renew their employers' liability cover.
- It is meant to highlight the strengths of the province, however there are problems in the conception of the show that make this well-nigh impossible.
- ‘It is an uphill and well-nigh impossible task,’ he wrote.
- It is well-nigh impossible to compare drivers of different eras, but Senna and Schumacher make the job slightly easier because they raced against each other - albeit for a very brief time.
- This presents the artist with a well-nigh impossible task.
- But the Celbridge attack was finding it well-nigh impossible to break down their opponents' defence with the defence denying them even a single score from play throughout that second half.
- The job provides a young conductor with the sort of working relationship and intimacy with all facets of a major orchestra that would be well-nigh impossible to achieve on a freelance basis.
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