In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to play hopscotch — jugar a la rayuela Río de la Plata
- Children enjoy playing games such as hopscotch and hide-and-seek.
- The purpose of this event - which involved another 50 children - was to see if they would still play traditional street games like hopscotch in the absence of cars and traffic.
- The idea is to run around doing the sort of stuff you used to see in the playground - hopscotch, tag and leapfrog.
- Outdoor games like marbles, jacks, hopscotch not only occupy your kids, they will also strengthen coordination skills.
- Besides, even if they were allowed to muck in with the next-door neighbours' kids, how many 10-year-olds these days would opt for hopscotch over Playstation?
- They need to ride their bikes and play hopscotch or just sit around with a few buddies playing video games or watching movies.
- The road is covered in chalk drawings: hopscotch and football pitches, pictograms of dolls and soldiers, houses, cars ships.
- If it's raining lightly, go out for a game of mud-puddle hopscotch.
- All the girls were engaged in games of jump rope and hopscotch.
- Most children's and grown-ups' games are highly competitive, whether it is Monopoly, snap, snakes and ladders, chess or hopscotch.
- So much of one's life is graphed out with determining patterns, and one can't really treat the squares like hopscotch.
- From improvised reality-television games at one end to traditional hopscotch at the other, the anarchic chaos of the playground turns out, on closer inspection, to be a seething but curiously ordered grid of self-devised distractions.
- As a youngster I would run screaming if any of my playmates were sick after eating too much ice-cream before a particularly vigorous game of hopscotch.
- Play time will start to involve games with rules such as hopscotch, bat and ball games, and simple board games as your child reaches six and seven years.
- These include skipping rope, racing, swimming, playing catch, dodgeball, and hopscotch.
- She kept herself busy playing whip a top, hoopla, marbles, hopscotch, hide and seek and oranges and lemons.
- In one of the vast, anonymous, carpeted, windowless suites that pepper every large hotel in the USA, about fifty people from the same company were engaged in collective hopscotch, frisbee and kickball.
- Children play hide-and-seek, hopscotch, round dances, and marbles.
- In fact, games like five stones are excellent for developing reflexes while a game like Paandi or hopscotch inculcates a sense of balance.
- I stay away from caffeine, sugar, cold medicine, and fast food and my favorite game is hopscotch.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.