In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘I'll have you know I'm ambidextrous,’ Dee sniffed.
- My father, who's ambidextrous, makes it look easy.
- ‘We're not all ambidextrous,’ Vaughn said, catching his breath.
- He throws and bats left-handed, but he's ambidextrous.
- The Nottingham star remarked that his ambidextrous opponent was probably not as good playing with his left hand as his right.
- This does not necessarily mean that you are ambidextrous.
- I'm trying to become ambidextrous, but it isn't really working.
- Let me be clear here that I am not really concerned with whether she was left- or right-handed, or even ambidextrous.
- Linden was ambidextrous, capable of using both her hands with equal ability - to write, throw, anything.
- I'm slightly ambidextrous (mostly right-handed including writing but I throw/bowl/chuck left-handed).
- Although I'm ambidextrous, there are few things I do equally well with either hand.
- However, with practice, a child can become competent on both sides and where football is concerned my feeling is that if a child is taught from a very early age to use both feet, they can become ambidextrous.
- It's just different, in the way that right-handed people are different from, but not better than, left-handed or ambidextrous people.
- Other left-handers I know are reasonably ambidextrous, but sadly not many of us are capable of doing everything with both hands.
- Australia's John Buchanan would like ambidextrous players.
- He became ambidextrous, using his left hand instead.
- He carved only with his right hand and was surprised to learn that some carvers were ambidextrous.
- Over two-thirds of the parents indicated that at least one, if not both, parents are left-handed or ambidextrous.
- The chance element may also explain why some people are ambidextrous rather than clearly right or left-handed.
- Witness the ambidextrous chimpanzee: In captivity, it typically picks branches up with its left hand but digs peanut butter out of a tube with its right.
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