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
- it's all in the game — todo es parte del juego
- to play the game — jugar limpio
- to play the game according to the rules — seguir las reglas del juego
- It will feature a magical wonderland of sculptures, games, attractions and entertainment.
- Evening entertainment included games of ludo, snakes and ladders and draughts.
- Villagers baked in the sun while enjoying games, rides and entertainment on the village green on Saturday.
- The same applies when the children are taken out to fun fairs where they have to mount a wide selection of amusement games.
- This had been a childhood game of theirs - to startle the rider into unseating themselves.
- That most basic of childhood games, tag, can now be played on a PC.
- This club provides weekly activities, games and amusement for the youth.
- There are many amusing mental games to be played on the bus when bored.
- Try these verbal games to engage their minds as well as their bodies.
- During the week, members of the group are encouraged to open their hearts and minds, and to engage in group activities and games.
- A host of games and other entertainment activities were laid on around the grounds of the pier and Walking Street.
- Sophie recalled childhood games in the school playground.
- Fun and games aside, the lesson is stark and one that should be taken very seriously.
- Doctors and therapists therefore have to invent exercises and games to entertain these patients and stop them from getting frustrated.
- But few other games really engage the intellect, instead of just the reflexes.
- Val can't say she didn't enjoy the simple acts of childhood games.
- There will be games, amusements and activities for all the family.
- A teddy bears' picnic, games, entertainment and a cake will be laid on for the event on July 16.
- The tiny hidden corridors had played a major part in some of her childhood games.
- What will happen when all the childhood games are completed?
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
- Those ancient games were real games in which athletes competed for glory and not for money.
- It's no secret that much of the game of water polo revolves around the center position.
- Rugby enthusiasts gave up on the sport after the game was dragged in the mud.
- Buddhists celebrate the New Year in March or April with coconut games and pillow fights.
- They feel that for the good of the game and the competition they need to allow the holder to defend the title.
- The sports complex will have facilities for indoor games including badminton, billiards, and table tennis.
- You are invited to join in the fun of organising dances, publicity, events, games, competitions and much more.
- As with all sports, the game has followed a natural progression throughout history.
- 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.
- The sides will meet in a friendly game at the Lakeside Sport and Fitness Club on Saturday.
- It's vital that the game evolves to compete with other sports, and these ideas are great.
- Earlier this year, the house teams competed in friendly rivalry games of cricket, football and volleyball.
- I didn't do too badly following the game and the rules, thanks mostly to my experience playing softball.
- If soccer is not your cup of tea, you can switch to the more genteel game of tennis.
- So if you learn a simple tactic it can help with bigger games like netball and basketball and stuff.
- Soccer is a winter game, Gaelic football and hurling are summer games.
- For the most part, hockey is truly a team game in a sports world that sells individuals.
- A fierce game of beach volley ball had erupted into play between two groups of girls.
- It is knowledge of the rules of the game, or knowledge that certain moves that accord with these rules have been made.
1.3(way of playing)to be on one's game — estar en forma
- she's off her game — no está jugando tan bien como siempre
- I played my normal game — jugué como de costumbre
2.1(complete match)Deporte partido masculinofemenino partidato have a game of chess/cards — jugar una partida de ajedrez/naipes
- The final game against York was a clogged up battle with both sides showing fatigue.
- The team must gain some momentum going into the final six games, four of which are at home.
- He was scratched for the final six games of the conference finals.
- 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 final game of this series will be played in Birmingham on the December 13.
- We are expecting a very good game this weekend and we are confident of positive results after the game.
- There'll be gripping and competitive games of play-off football going on all over Europe next weekend.
- The percentage of postseason games in football is notably lower than in other sports.
- They lost six of their final 10 games and then fell to New Orleans in the playoffs.
- In the Winter Olympics many ice hockey games were decided by numerical advantages.
- They overcame a six and a half-game margin in the final 13 games to pass Philadelphia.
- Amazingly there were to be only two further scores in the final period of the game.
- The team didn't play to lose its final games of the season so it could get a higher draft pick.
- When he cleaned up in the final innings of the game, he was fully vindicated.
- The goal is to get familiar with protecting a lead in the final minutes of a game.
- We will just try our hardest and concentrate on our final few games to get the results we need.
- The unusual setting and unconventional rules meant the game attracted lots of spectators.
- Last year, he missed the final six games after he fractured his left fibula.
- Six of their final seven games are inside a dome, making winter weather a non-issue.
- The umpires were called upon to judge on the fitness of the wicket for play and ruled the game could go ahead.
render_form_group(subsense).blank? span.form-groups = render_form_group(subsense)(competition)juegosthe Olympic Games — los juegos Olímpicos
- the school games — los campeonatos del colegio
render_form_group(subsense).blank? span.form-groups = render_form_group(subsense)British Escueladeportesfemenino educación físicagames master — profesor de deportes masculino
- games mistress — profesora de deportes
- 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.
- He said had been at his games lesson for only 15 minutes when the headteacher took him to his office, where police were called.
- Children with autism and Asperger's syndrome tend to be clumsy and to struggle with games lessons at school.
- We take them to their games, lessons, etc. but how much do we really interact with them?
- The sound of a typical high school games lesson vibrates beneath us, but our gaze is fixed for two, maybe three minutes.
- He would not have done so had he not discovered this talent in our games lesson.
3(part)masculino juegofemenino mangaSmith leads by two games to one — Smith gana por dos juegos a uno
- they were one game all — iban empatados / iguales a un juego
- We squeezed all of our remaining 18 games of match play into Wednesday, the day after the attacks.
- The eighth seed broke him in the third game of the match and from then on broke serve at will.
- The Swiss calmly wrapped up the victory on the first of three match points a game later.
- A side which has already won one game towards the current rubber is said to be vulnerable.
- In the final game at match point, he played a super shot to save point.
- Each match consists of four games with the points total going towards each team's score.
- Sutton's Dave and Julie were the best couple in both matches winning 27 games in each fixture.
- 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.
- I decided to let the pros handle it and I'll forgo buying any new games for a couple of months.
- 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.
- They bullied their way into my apartment, uploaded the game onto my computer and demanded that I give it a try.
- What's the betting that many of them are adults buying the game for their kids?
- The item I actually went to the shop to buy was a game called ‘Medal of Honour’ for my PC.
- In other words, people aren't buying as many games right now.
- 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.
- Monopoly is Hasbro's largest selling board game with 1.5m games sold per year.
- One child wrote to say he would never buy a new game without asking his friends for their views on it.
- 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.
- So they buy the games for their kids without realizing what they're getting.
- Christmas is coming and the latest games are bringing computers to their knees.
- 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.
- Many now include editing software with their games, specifically to encourage fans to shoot movies.
- The games software alone has an equivalent retail value of £120,000.
- Gradually I bought a few more games and even managed to meet a few other players.
- The First Amendment does not force parents into buying these games and systems for their children.
5(underhand scheme, ploy)juego masculinodon't play games with me — no me vengas con juegecitos
- the game's up — se acabó el juego
- what's your game? — ¿qué es lo que pretendes?
- I wonder what their game is — me pregunto qué estarán tramando / qué se traerán entre manos
- I know your little game! — ¡ya te conozco el jueguito!
- to be ahead of the game — llevar la delantera
- to beat sb at her/his own game — ganarle / vencer a algn con sus propias armas
- to give the game away — descubrir el pastel
- she tried to deny it, but her blushes gave the game away — trató de negarlo, pero el sonrojarse la delató
- two can play at that game — donde las dan las toman
- to play a game — dejar transcurrir el tiempo
- I don't plan on playing silly name games with those who plan on regulating speech for our own good.
- Robertson, soulless puppetmaster that he is, says that the plans are just games.
- We can do this, and if we wanted to stigmatize each other, we can all play this game.
- They're playing a very clever game and that's why we can't see properly what's going on.
- This is a very dangerous game because who is to say he will not call their bluff?
- One who thinks or says otherwise indulges in the game of double standards.
- This was the first move in a complicated and clever double game to return to power.
- Our game of secret messages is a little one-sided as his referrals don't seem to work properly.
- 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.
- She was playing into his game and the plan was supposed to be that he played into hers.
- The governing party, the BJP, has played an apparently clever game in getting to where it is.
- The intent of the film, however, is not to play clever, reflexive narrative games.
- She is deliciously evil as she plots and schemes her power games.
- Surely the hunt organisers are not stupid enough to believe that their little game was going to continue forever.
- This is all down to the secret game of politics they are playing.
- If you want to play this game until you come across some hard evidence, that's up to you.
6coloquial(business, trade)I'm in the publishing/antiques game — estoy metido en el mundo editorial/en el negocio de las antigüedades
- to be on the game — ser prostituta
- At first it was just a game - buying notional shares and sitting on them.
- Trade and economic growth are positive-sum games, in which there can be winners without losers.
- They will start playing a whole new game when you're saying those things as a Senator.
- 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.
- Amiable careerists who can avoid making enemies have a definite leg up in this game.
- The main thing coming into the professional game is that I didn't know where to work or what they were expecting from me.
- 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.
- She is more interested in playing some silly political game than she is about the extra tax that will be imposed.
- We are new to this game of bidding for sports events, and haven't hosted many.
7(in hunting)caza femeninobig game — caza mayor
- to be fair game — ser blanco legítimo
- game fishing — pesca deportiva — de grandes especies
- They admitted being in a danger area and hunting game without permission.
- The Zambian national parks are considered to have the largest concentration of game in the world.
- At least a dozen groups of hunters shoot game in this part of the Eastern Rhodopes every year.
- I trotted slowly through the hunting grounds of our pack and looked for sign of game.
- This bill would not affect the ability of a person to operate a feeder for purposes other than hunting game.
- Forests were also the home to more animal life, in the form of wild game, than could be found as domesticated livestock.
- Nick did not bring extra food because he expected to catch fish or hunt game, but was unsuccessful.
- The browns and tans and whites of poised game can blend with the background foliage.
- They were very much plant eaters, hunting live game for either the sport or the bones to construct their settlements.
- Slow of foot, but agile of mind, how did he catch the speedy antelope and other game which provided him with his protein?
- It comes on a long rod that a hunter pushes into the ground to hold the bow while the hunter waits for game.
- Home of the Bushmen, the arid reaches of the Kalahari has some spectacularly wild and remote game viewing areas.
- There is also evidence in relation to the edges of the lake, evidence of hunting for native game.
- Wildflowers are gathered for decoration, fur is worn for its warmth and game is hunted because it tastes good.
- In this way, balance between the numbers of hunters and of game was preserved through the ages.
- Sporting shooting of game or clays is a legal pastime enjoyed by many people of all ages and from all social backgrounds.
- Using gas, smoke, poison or other stupefying substances in hunting game is also banned.
- If we had nothing from the night before, I'd set off with the crossbow and go hunting small game.
- 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 ate all their fish and then realized that was it for the day unless they were willing to hunt game.
- The menu is strong on game and meat dishes, with some interesting savoury ice-cream accompaniments.
- The seafood and game are excellent, and the staff insist on knowing what you plan to prepare and giving advice.
- 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.
- Whisky, seafood, poultry, game and confectionery remain our most popular exports.
- In addition to cultivated products, the farmer gathered other food from the wild such as fruits, fish, and game.
- 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.
- Earlier news reports said the waitress worked in a restaurant that served wild game.
- The Old Inn at Gairloch is famous for its seafood and game but it is worth holding back to enjoy pudding.
- Its flavour goes particularly well with saline flavours: ham, pork, sausages and game.
- The main courses are great for those who enjoy a heady selection of game and meat.
- The warning comes after reports of anonymous individuals selling meat and game from vehicles across the county.
- For my ingredients I get my fish from the market at North Shields or up at Amble, and my meat and game locally.
- Foods to avoid include red meat, particularly game, offal, beef, pork and lamb.
- He insists that all the meat is Scottish and the seafood, game, fruit and vegetables are local and delivered each day.
- We have undoubtedly the best beef in the world, our seafood is unbeatable, as are our game, lamb and wild mushrooms.
- Served in a sauce with beef, game or shellfish, it can lift the flavour perfectly.
- 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.
- The rest of the carcass can be used to make some game stock for gravy or soup, or freeze the carcass to use later.
- Serfs produced their own wine, ate wild game, raised pigs and chickens, and eked out seasonal vegetables.
1(attempt/person) 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 — es pierna para 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
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