In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(amusement)juego masculinogames of chance and skill — juegos de azar y habilidad / destreza
- What will happen when all the childhood games are completed?
- Val can't say she didn't enjoy the simple acts of childhood games.
- The tiny hidden corridors had played a major part in some of her childhood games.
- This club provides weekly activities, games and amusement for the youth.
- Evening entertainment included games of ludo, snakes and ladders and draughts.
- This had been a childhood game of theirs - to startle the rider into unseating themselves.
- There are many amusing mental games to be played on the bus when bored.
- Fun and games aside, the lesson is stark and one that should be taken very seriously.
- The same applies when the children are taken out to fun fairs where they have to mount a wide selection of amusement games.
- But few other games really engage the intellect, instead of just the reflexes.
- That most basic of childhood games, tag, can now be played on a PC.
- It will feature a magical wonderland of sculptures, games, attractions and entertainment.
- Try these verbal games to engage their minds as well as their bodies.
- Doctors and therapists therefore have to invent exercises and games to entertain these patients and stop them from getting frustrated.
- A teddy bears' picnic, games, entertainment and a cake will be laid on for the event on July 16.
- There will be games, amusements and activities for all the family.
- Villagers baked in the sun while enjoying games, rides and entertainment on the village green on Saturday.
- During the week, members of the group are encouraged to open their hearts and minds, and to engage in group activities and games.
- Sophie recalled childhood games in the school playground.
- A host of games and other entertainment activities were laid on around the grounds of the pier and Walking Street.
1.2(type of sport)deporte masculinothe fight game — el (deporte del) boxeo
- tennis isn't really my game — el tenis no es mi fuerte
- The sports complex will have facilities for indoor games including badminton, billiards, and table tennis.
- Soccer is a winter game, Gaelic football and hurling are summer games.
- Those ancient games were real games in which athletes competed for glory and not for money.
- Rugby enthusiasts gave up on the sport after the game was dragged in the mud.
- They feel that for the good of the game and the competition they need to allow the holder to defend the title.
- As with all sports, the game has followed a natural progression throughout history.
- For the most part, hockey is truly a team game in a sports world that sells individuals.
- It's vital that the game evolves to compete with other sports, and these ideas are great.
- A fierce game of beach volley ball had erupted into play between two groups of girls.
- Buddhists celebrate the New Year in March or April with coconut games and pillow fights.
- You are invited to join in the fun of organising dances, publicity, events, games, competitions and much more.
- I didn't do too badly following the game and the rules, thanks mostly to my experience playing softball.
- Personally, do you believe that the third umpire concept is workable in a fast game like hockey?
- The guy also is the best blocking receiver in the game and is as competitive as they come.
- So if you learn a simple tactic it can help with bigger games like netball and basketball and stuff.
- The sides will meet in a friendly game at the Lakeside Sport and Fitness Club on Saturday.
- It is knowledge of the rules of the game, or knowledge that certain moves that accord with these rules have been made.
- Earlier this year, the house teams competed in friendly rivalry games of cricket, football and volleyball.
- If soccer is not your cup of tea, you can switch to the more genteel game of tennis.
- It's no secret that much of the game of water polo revolves around the center position.
1.3(way of playing)I played my normal game — jugué como de costumbre
2.1(complete match)Deporte partido masculino(in board games, cards) partida femeninoto have a game of chess/cards — jugar una partida de ajedrez/naipes
- In the Winter Olympics many ice hockey games were decided by numerical advantages.
- Last year, he missed the final six games after he fractured his left fibula.
- They overcame a six and a half-game margin in the final 13 games to pass Philadelphia.
- The final game of this series will be played in Birmingham on the December 13.
- Amazingly there were to be only two further scores in the final period of the game.
- There'll be gripping and competitive games of play-off football going on all over Europe next weekend.
- We will just try our hardest and concentrate on our final few games to get the results we need.
- He was scratched for the final six games of the conference finals.
- We are expecting a very good game this weekend and we are confident of positive results after the game.
- Six of their final seven games are inside a dome, making winter weather a non-issue.
- They lost six of their final 10 games and then fell to New Orleans in the playoffs.
- When he cleaned up in the final innings of the game, he was fully vindicated.
- The final game against York was a clogged up battle with both sides showing fatigue.
- His downfall in the second game came as a result of a half drive with the foot not up to the pitch of the ball.
- The percentage of postseason games in football is notably lower than in other sports.
- The team must gain some momentum going into the final six games, four of which are at home.
- The goal is to get familiar with protecting a lead in the final minutes of a game.
- The unusual setting and unconventional rules meant the game attracted lots of spectators.
- The umpires were called upon to judge on the fitness of the wicket for play and ruled the game could go ahead.
- The team didn't play to lose its final games of the season so it could get a higher draft pick.
2.2games plural(competition)juegos masculinothe Olympic Games — los Juegos Olímpicos
- the school games — los campeonatos del colegio
2.3gamesBritish Escuela(+ singular verb) deportes masculino(+ singular verb) educación física femeninogames master — profesor de deportes masculino
- games mistress — profesora de deportes
- He said had been at his games lesson for only 15 minutes when the headteacher took him to his office, where police were called.
- After the class she left with a girl friend and was on her way to a games lesson when the boy and one of his friends joined them.
- We take them to their games, lessons, etc. but how much do we really interact with them?
- He would not have done so had he not discovered this talent in our games lesson.
- Children with autism and Asperger's syndrome tend to be clumsy and to struggle with games lessons at school.
- The sound of a typical high school games lesson vibrates beneath us, but our gaze is fixed for two, maybe three minutes.
3(part)(of tennis, squash match) juego masculino(of bridge rubber) manga femeninoSmith leads by two games to one — Smith gana por dos juegos a uno
- they were one game all — iban empatados / iguales a un juego
- Each match consists of four games with the points total going towards each team's score.
- The eighth seed broke him in the third game of the match and from then on broke serve at will.
- We squeezed all of our remaining 18 games of match play into Wednesday, the day after the attacks.
- A side which has already won one game towards the current rubber is said to be vulnerable.
- Sutton's Dave and Julie were the best couple in both matches winning 27 games in each fixture.
- The Swiss calmly wrapped up the victory on the first of three match points a game later.
- A game may be made in more than one deal, such as by scoring 60 and later 40, or it may be scored by making a larger bid and earning 100 or more points in a single deal.
- In the final game at match point, he played a super shot to save point.
- The money was to purchase equipment for the club, including computers, games, furniture and arts and crafts materials.
- She wasn't up to date on any of the systems and her parents don't let her buy Mature rated games anyway.
- Many now include editing software with their games, specifically to encourage fans to shoot movies.
- The First Amendment does not force parents into buying these games and systems for their children.
- Monopoly is Hasbro's largest selling board game with 1.5m games sold per year.
- They bullied their way into my apartment, uploaded the game onto my computer and demanded that I give it a try.
- So they buy the games for their kids without realizing what they're getting.
- One child wrote to say he would never buy a new game without asking his friends for their views on it.
- I went out to Electronic Arts in Burnaby where a friend works and took advantage of his employee discount to buy some games for my dad.
- The item I actually went to the shop to buy was a game called ‘Medal of Honour’ for my PC.
- Christmas is coming and the latest games are bringing computers to their knees.
- Gradually I bought a few more games and even managed to meet a few other players.
- What's the betting that many of them are adults buying the game for their kids?
- In other words, people aren't buying as many games right now.
- I decided to let the pros handle it and I'll forgo buying any new games for a couple of months.
- This might be a game bought for kids, but you get the feeling that it is their parents who will be playing it most keenly.
- I could buy two games for my PS1 for the price of one game on the N64.
- You still need to go out to the store and buy the game - or order it online and wait a few days for it to show up.
- The children say they have enjoyed the rewards of their efforts, having used the profits to buy games for the classroom and finance a trip to New Lanark.
- The games software alone has an equivalent retail value of £120,000.
5(underhand scheme, ploy)juego masculinoto play a game — dejar transcurrir el tiempo
- I know your little game! — ¡te conozco el jueguito!
- The governing party, the BJP, has played an apparently clever game in getting to where it is.
- Our game of secret messages is a little one-sided as his referrals don't seem to work properly.
- She is deliciously evil as she plots and schemes her power games.
- If you want to play this game until you come across some hard evidence, that's up to you.
- The intent of the film, however, is not to play clever, reflexive narrative games.
- I don't plan on playing silly name games with those who plan on regulating speech for our own good.
- This is a very dangerous game because who is to say he will not call their bluff?
- They're playing a very clever game and that's why we can't see properly what's going on.
- He's a pawn in his game, a partner turned prey who has just one day to pick up the street smarts that will get him through.
- This is all down to the secret game of politics they are playing.
- We can do this, and if we wanted to stigmatize each other, we can all play this game.
- She was playing into his game and the plan was supposed to be that he played into hers.
- One who thinks or says otherwise indulges in the game of double standards.
- Surely the hunt organisers are not stupid enough to believe that their little game was going to continue forever.
- Robertson, soulless puppetmaster that he is, says that the plans are just games.
- This was the first move in a complicated and clever double game to return to power.
6coloquial(business, trade)I'm in the publishing/antiques game — estoy metido en el mundo editorial/en el negocio de las antigüedades
- The main thing coming into the professional game is that I didn't know where to work or what they were expecting from me.
- The state can hire in expertise to play the private sector's game, but this simply adds to the expense.
- Now I'm frequently told that championing manufacturing is yesterday's game.
- Now, in the fame game that is modern cooking, Novelli already has a keen advantage.
- Trade and economic growth are positive-sum games, in which there can be winners without losers.
- Readers might think that only the biggest Indian companies can get into the global takeover game.
- It often seems to be about performance, parliamentary games and all that type of nonsense.
- We are new to this game of bidding for sports events, and haven't hosted many.
- At first it was just a game - buying notional shares and sitting on them.
- Amiable careerists who can avoid making enemies have a definite leg up in this game.
- They will start playing a whole new game when you're saying those things as a Senator.
- She is more interested in playing some silly political game than she is about the extra tax that will be imposed.
7(in hunting)caza femeninobig game — caza mayor
- game fishing — pesca deportiva
- It comes on a long rod that a hunter pushes into the ground to hold the bow while the hunter waits for game.
- There is also evidence in relation to the edges of the lake, evidence of hunting for native game.
- Nick did not bring extra food because he expected to catch fish or hunt game, but was unsuccessful.
- This bill would not affect the ability of a person to operate a feeder for purposes other than hunting game.
- Using gas, smoke, poison or other stupefying substances in hunting game is also banned.
- The browns and tans and whites of poised game can blend with the background foliage.
- Blunt cone shaped arrow heads made of bone have been found at other sites that were intended to stun or kill small game or birds.
- They admitted being in a danger area and hunting game without permission.
- Home of the Bushmen, the arid reaches of the Kalahari has some spectacularly wild and remote game viewing areas.
- They ate all their fish and then realized that was it for the day unless they were willing to hunt game.
- Slow of foot, but agile of mind, how did he catch the speedy antelope and other game which provided him with his protein?
- The Zambian national parks are considered to have the largest concentration of game in the world.
- Wildflowers are gathered for decoration, fur is worn for its warmth and game is hunted because it tastes good.
- I trotted slowly through the hunting grounds of our pack and looked for sign of game.
- Forests were also the home to more animal life, in the form of wild game, than could be found as domesticated livestock.
- Sporting shooting of game or clays is a legal pastime enjoyed by many people of all ages and from all social backgrounds.
- If we had nothing from the night before, I'd set off with the crossbow and go hunting small game.
- At least a dozen groups of hunters shoot game in this part of the Eastern Rhodopes every year.
- In this way, balance between the numbers of hunters and of game was preserved through the ages.
- They were very much plant eaters, hunting live game for either the sport or the bones to construct their settlements.
- The Old Inn at Gairloch is famous for its seafood and game but it is worth holding back to enjoy pudding.
- For my ingredients I get my fish from the market at North Shields or up at Amble, and my meat and game locally.
- The menu is strong on game and meat dishes, with some interesting savoury ice-cream accompaniments.
- Its flavour goes particularly well with saline flavours: ham, pork, sausages and game.
- Served in a sauce with beef, game or shellfish, it can lift the flavour perfectly.
- We have not yet taken up the gun but we do have a taste for fresh, wild game, and there is plenty of access to it here.
- The rest of the carcass can be used to make some game stock for gravy or soup, or freeze the carcass to use later.
- In addition to cultivated products, the farmer gathered other food from the wild such as fruits, fish, and game.
- He insists that all the meat is Scottish and the seafood, game, fruit and vegetables are local and delivered each day.
- Whisky, seafood, poultry, game and confectionery remain our most popular exports.
- The seafood and game are excellent, and the staff insist on knowing what you plan to prepare and giving advice.
- The warning comes after reports of anonymous individuals selling meat and game from vehicles across the county.
- The main courses are great for those who enjoy a heady selection of game and meat.
- We have undoubtedly the best beef in the world, our seafood is unbeatable, as are our game, lamb and wild mushrooms.
- Earlier news reports said the waitress worked in a restaurant that served wild game.
- Anyone who can tell you how long to hang game, or any meat, unless you are using a butcher's chiller, is either a liar or a prophet.
- This course could also be game, such as pheasant, wild goat, duck or partridge.
- They can be magnificent with joints of lamb and beef or game but to be honest, a big plate of pasta is a more common sight on my dinner plate.
- Serfs produced their own wine, ate wild game, raised pigs and chickens, and eked out seasonal vegetables.
- Foods to avoid include red meat, particularly game, offal, beef, pork and lamb.
1(person/attempt) animosoto be game (for sth/to + inf)
- we're going swimming, are you game? — vamos a nadar ¿te apuntas?
- I'm game if you are — si tú te animas, yo también
- she's game for anything — se apunta a todo
- they could win if they were game for a fight — podrían ganar si estuvieran dispuestos a luchar
- I'm game to try anything once — yo estoy dispuesto a probarlo todo
- If you want others to be game, you've got to also be game yourself once in a while.
- Game for a laugh is Denis, but I digress.
- He was quite game about the issue, and mostly gave straight answers.
- Saturday's match saw a good turnout of players eager to get game time prior to the league season.
1(in gambling, in video games)jugar
- The multiplayer mobile gaming service will initially include two games.
- It pleased me to see the diehard's still gaming the next day, at the same table as I had left them the night before.
- Has there been a big enough paradigm shift in our culture to create a change in gaming?
- Snooker is a bit of a niche market when it comes to console gaming.
- Is the idea of computer gaming tailored to young women fundamentally flawed, or are people just not doing it right?
- It's best to warn you that you can only play this if you're serious about gaming.
- Eight artists celebrate the digital playground of games, sounds and the aesthetics of computer gaming.
- Dundee and Los Angeles are not easily confused, but one thing they have in common is excellence in computer gaming.
- Canada is an important market for the poker group but there are doubts about if the firm's gaming licence is legitimate.
- Now it is home to the main shopping mall and gaming rooms of the Casino complex.
- Does your gender, in your opinion, affect how you relate to computer gaming?
- Watch out for high rollers from the US gaming industry heading for Europe.
- All in all, the indications are that the research might tell us something about how the brain behaves when gaming.
- You get to feed your computer gaming addiction, plus hang out with your crew.
- New gaming laws could also allow bingo clubs to offer other services, such as horse race betting and fruit machines.
- Down below, the regular punters swarm around hundreds of baize gaming tables.
- It's a technological marvel and will give computer gaming a whole new meaning.
- That's not dealt with anywhere in any gaming agreement in Canada and that's where we have to lead.
- Contemporary interests include the phenomenon of fan culture and video gaming.
- The constant tension in the game is unlike any other experience in gaming today.
- While in high school and college I played the game regularly and, in the groups I gamed with, I often won; certainly well above the statistical expectations for the game.
- Nintendo has been around longer than video gaming and it most likely will stay that way forever.
- When the first gaming casino was established on a reserve, a SWAT team took the chief away in chains.
- Building can only begin once the government relaxes gaming laws, which is expected to happen early next year.
- The War Games group gamed the war-plan of the opposing side in order to try out unexpected moves.
- Is it a product of the game, or is it a personality type that is predisposed to gaming?
- The changes will not yet impact on Northern Ireland gaming laws that still ban casinos.
- It's a result of speculators who gamed the system, regulators who looked the other way, lobbyists who bought their way into our government.
- But it's fun to hear developers talking about gaming the market as an enriching experience.
- It's the result of speculators who gamed the system, regulators who looked the other way, lobbyists who bought their way into our government.
- Otherwise candidates and parties would constantly game the system and change the rules, undermining the legitimacy of every election.
- We're trying to take a scalpel and carve out this very small percentage of the people that are gaming the system.
- But the truth is, the doc and foreign process has been a problem and has been gamed by the players for years.
- I think they said it was $500 or $600 we were all paying because people were gaming in the bankruptcy system.
- That company is a case in point, where they create a "market failure" by gaming the system in their favor.
- Wealth has gamed the system.
- Even if they do use some fancy mathematical model to value different mortgages, those in Wall Street have long made money by gaming against these models.
- The problem is, such systems can be gamed.
- But it is also incumbent upon all of us to insist that nations like Iran and North Korea do not game the system.
- He was gaming the Time magazine most influential person poll.
- Earlier this week FERC sent letters to more than 120 California energy producers ordering them to "admit or deny" that they gamed the market.
- Today's scandals, however, indicate that too many public corporations have been gaming the disclosure system, either subtly or brazenly.
- Either solution fails if I'm unscrupulous, and willing to take personal risk by gaming the system.
- The President got gamed by bad information again as that person told Him what he wants to hear.
- Any manager interested in genuine progress, therefore, monitors the numbers carefully and looks for signs that the system is being gamed.
- Military analysts have gamed it out.
- The Colonel s own assessment, made after gaming all the potentialities, is that a strike on Bushehr and associated targets is almost unavoidable.
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