In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(obstacle)obstáculo masculinovalla femeninobefore noun hurdle race — carrera de vallas femenino
- She tore cartilage in her knee on August 6 as she did a routine jump over the hurdle during warm-up for her last pre-Olympic race in Zurich.
- Leaping over a pile of pale, loose terracotta bricks that stood in their way like a race hurdle, the two skidded to a sudden halt when Ronnie stopped at the edge of her own private dock.
- The Steeplechase event is a two-mile run around a track, which includes four hurdles and a water obstacle.
- The hoarding, the structure on which an ad is placed, is related to the hurdle over which athletes jump.
- You can't question his form, but he is not the most fluent jumper of hurdles and might not be suited by the tough scrap that this race often turns into.
- The nine-year-old, a previous winner over this course and distance, ran a nice race in sixth on his seasonal comeback at Wetherby three weeks ago in a hurdle race.
- He has already had an outing over hurdles this season and may yet continue over the smaller obstacles and return to the Flat.
- The youngest age at which a horse can run over hurdles is three, for fences it is four.
- In this sport, though, the owner will run alongside the dog encouraging it over the hurdles and other obstacles.
- She jumped a series of hurdles for what seemed like the thousandth time, and then looked up at the wall in front of her.
- There were hurdles and obstacles all about the course.
- A chase involves larger, rigid fences while a hurdle race is run over shorter, more flexible obstacles.
- The athletes form a line behind the cone hurdles and must run to each hurdle, stop dead in front of it, then with both feet together, jump over the hurdle, landing on the toes.
- Pittman injured herself during a warm-up before her Zurich race, landing awkwardly after clearing a hurdle.
- Executives say holdups due to regulatory hurdles could hurt their stock prices.
- As with anything innovative and new, there are hurdles that must be overcome.
- The same hurdles have been found in many individual countries.
- This aside, the list of hurdles he must overcome is still formidable.
- In attempting to recruit candidates abroad, we have had difficulties overcoming the immigration hurdles involved in bringing foreign nationals to work in Ireland.
- A York couple who overcame the hurdle of cancer are now tackling another challenge in aid of a cerebral palsy charity.
- A policy decided in Brussels faces several hurdles before it can be successfully executed on the ground.
- I'm trying to be patient, but my confidence is low and that is a hard hurdle to overcome.
- The first hurdle to be overcome was to avoid major civilian casualties.
- Yet could the company's plans still falter and what hurdles must be overcome?
- Arguably, he has overcome the first hurdle with excellence.
- At nearly every step, the team must overcome complex technical hurdles, most of which have never before been faced.
- When you can't show how, when, where it all occurred, you have a major hurdle to overcome.
- One hurdle to overcome would regard who actually owned the ground.
- Many believe nuclear-powered spacecraft can and should be built, but first many technical problems and other hurdles must be overcome.
- Yet before that can happen, a host of hurdles must be overcome.
- There are a number of difficult hurdles to overcome.
- The knee injury that kept her away from the courts for more than eight months was a huge hurdle to overcome.
- Even after clearing the practical hurdles to implementing congestion pricing, other obstacles hamper its acceptance.
- It was told with such passion and energy that it was difficult imagining a hurdle they could not overcome together.
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