In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He is careful with his weightlifting, not wanting to get muscle-bound, which would rob him of the upper-body flexibility he needs to produce bat speed.
- Of course, there are two sides to every coin and not all bouncers are muscle-bound, impotent meatheads.
- And we had some characters that were portly, rather than muscle-bound.
- Their books hold over 800 models ranging in age from 18 to 100 years old, and in style: sexy glamour models, tattooed ladies, muscle-bound jocks, biker boys and very curvy chicks.
- It is, in short, not the sort of thing you'd expect a muscle-bound, tattooed bleeding lunatic to be publishing.
- With his cane, his downcast eyes, and bandy legged gait, he is the antithesis of Hollywood muscle-bound steroid cases.
- Paul dreamt he was a strong, muscle-bound titan.
- Hampered by a name that was unpronounceable, together with a heavy accent, he was relegated to playing muscle-bound clods in a string of second-rate films.
- The guy on the treadmill in front of me was muscle-bound, had a shaved head, and was wearing one of those tank tops with armholes cut down to his waist.
- Contrary to what many believe, student-athletes on the football team are not the bunch of muscle-bound, barbaric bimbos that we are so often perceived to be.
- But they admit that the rewards for success are so great that athletes continue to pump up their already muscle-bound bodies to lift even heavier weights.
- Lined up alongside bulkier, muscle-bound rivals, he looks like the underdog.
- Fast bowlers are supposed to be muscle-bound hunks who stride around with a permanent scowl, not cheerful lads with blonde highlights and a good sense of humour who end every sentence with ‘mate’.
- I certainly know that if I had to wear one of those tight pairs of shorts and parade around in front of the regular, muscle-bound gorillas who seem to live in fitness centres, I'm sure I'd begin to feel even more stressed out.
- The other young man is not very tall, a bit too muscle-bound for my taste, and has that short spiky hair almost-shaved-at-the-side that I find most unattractive.
- In those days, weight training was frowned upon as coaches thought it would make athletes muscle-bound, hampering performance.
- The behemoth's neck was too stout and muscle-bound, though, for his choke-hold to be effectual.
- For all his posturing, the Governator doesn't seem to understand that there's more to strength then simply being a muscle-bound gym bunny and posing in nothing but thong underwear and a thick coat of oil.
- Though not exactly muscle-bound, he had a strong, athletic build.
- Now I know the stereotypical image of a bouncer is a muscle-bound ape with no brains but most of the time, once I explain I have cancer and the equipment is medicinal instead of recreational, I get whisked to the front of the queue.
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