In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despectivo(small)a one-horse town — un pueblucho despectivo
- some little one-horse operation — una operación de poca monta
- These required only a man and a horse to operate, but brought about an overall increase in the amount of rolling stock. By 1890 nearly half of the Metropolitan Street Railway's cars were one-horse open cars, suitable only for summer.
- Grandma Abbey needed a doctor again, and after an anxious wait, he arrived, hitched his one-horse shay to the front-yard post and entered the house where he put his travel-worn black bag on the kitchen table.
- One pair of heavy draught animals with a heavy truck could pull as much as four one-horse drays.
- In 1848 American Agriculturist praised new wagons light enough to be pulled by only two horses. By the 1860s one-horse wagons were available.
- So it was done and they were on their way back to the little cottage in the one-horse cart.
- The brougham, a one-horse closed carriage, with two or four wheels, is named after him.
- Four hundredweight in a one-horse cart was low in comparison with the weights carried by scheduled carriers but it is a plausible average to use for traffic on the rural roads of Cheshire.
- A one-horse cart could carry much more than a packhorse but travelled more slowly.
- In those postwar years, vehicles evolved from plantation wagons drawn by oxen or mules to what Ball called ‘Northern horse wagons,’ then to one-horse and two-horse buggies.
- On the inside, it looked as if the shed was used for a one-horse pen.
- It looks like a lovely one-horse open ice sleigh, dashing through the snow.
- Racing Hall of Fame jockey Eddie D, injured Friday in a one-horse spill at Del Mar, will be out of action for the remainder of the Del Mar meeting.
- With the royal stables under siege near the Château d' Eau, the royal family escaped the Tuileries in three one-horse carriages.
- Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!
- The 40-year-old conditioner started training in 1991 with a one-horse stable.
- Suddenly a one-horse sleigh came running toward Mitsuko and Hideo.
2coloquial(one-sided)it was a one-horse race — el resultado estaba cantado coloquial
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