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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- If someone has successfully completed an epic, exhausting, hazardous journey to get here, why assume that they will become lazy, work-shy good-for-nothings when they arrive?
- I am not work-shy and donate some of my time to charity on a voluntary basis.
- What is more surprising is that hard-working people so often shrug their shoulders and accept that the work-shy are entitled to what they can get off the state.
- Tougher financial sanctions would make work-shy whingers show a bit more responsibility.
- The man must be a workaholic; people like him are potentially very depressing to work-shy folks like me.
- Factory workers are depicted as work-shy and devious, company directors as unscrupulous.
- With two films to his name, a third in the can and a fourth in pre-production, the prolific 28-year-old has already surpassed the work-shy Malick's 30-year tally.
- In his measures against the work-shy and corrupt, he favoured vigorous penalties more than an improvement of the situations which gave rise to their vices.
- ‘Many people tend to think of them as alcoholics, as work-shy individuals,’ Bogans said.
- Sykes was uppity, cunning and work-shy, while Hattie - magnificent in stature - was timid and trusting by nature, and easily suckered into her brother's misbegotten schemes.
- I didn't really need one, I just guessed there'd be mirrors in the toilet area, and I wanted to check my appearance, to see if I really did look work-shy and/or simple.
- He quickly dismisses any notion that he's turned into a work-shy recluse.
- There are so many subliminal motivational messages around this building, it's all I can do to remain disinterested and work-shy.
- So Micky, his equally work-shy best mate from a house clearance company, has the master plan of reinventing him as a gigolo.
- Nor do things look much better for work-shy Scots of the future.
- As a result, British films and TV programmes are littered with images of the archetypal work-shy idler.
- Smith was also somewhat work-shy, a factor absent in most successful revolutionaries.
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