In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dejada femeninoto hit / make a drop shot — hacer una dejada
- The player should first start with a drop shot, move on to half and then 3/4 smashes, ending with full power smashes.
- As evidence of his grittiness, five times yesterday he followed a drop shot or shots with a birdie or birdies.
- The Russian fifth seed wrapped up a comfortable victory with an exquisite drop shot after 71 minutes at Beijing Tennis Center, venue for the 2008 Olympic tournament.
- Moya blew a second match point with a backhand drop shot that fell short.
- The latter was able to swat that match-ball away on a tight drop shot, jump-starting her to a 10-8 tally in that game and a swift 6-lead in the fifth.
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