In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ricochet)the ball hit him on the rebound — la pelota le pegó de rebote / al rebotar
- he caught the ball on the rebound — cogió la pelota de rebote
- she married him on the rebound — se casó con él por despecho
2(recovery)recuperación femeninosales of his records enjoyed a rebound — sus discos volvieron a venderse bien
- She can get you 10 points and 8 or 9 rebounds a game.
- In his career, Olowokandi averages 9.9 points and 8.0 rebounds a game.
- Victor Khryapa, who finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds, missed a three-point attempt on Russia's last possession.
- I can not count how many times I have seen guys miss rebounds because they had to bring their hands from their sides.
- Duncan had 13 points and nine rebounds, missing four of his seven free-throw attempts.
1(bounce back)rebotarthe ball rebounded off / from the wall into the street — la pelota rebotó en la pared y fue a dar a la calle
- On a good day the kick would have been easy, but the wind blew the ball on to the post to rebound out.
- His shot across the face of goal beat St Patrick's keeper Pat Langan only to rebound off the far post and away to safety.
- Keeping the momentum going Thomas was again unlucky as his drop goal attempt rebounded off the post.
- But Taylor was relieved when a long range free-kick from Robert thudded against a post and rebounded to safety.
- With a full-strength squad at their disposal, York expected to push on and win after John McRory opened the scoring when Adam Simpson's short corner strike rebounded from a post.
- Henry was also a picture of disbelief as his excellent volley on the turn was tipped onto the post and rebounded across the face of goal to safety.
- A stroke of luck put Wigan back in the running when a short corner strike was deflected by Luke Griggs on to his near post, rebounded along the goal line to his far post and then into the net.
- Another two points followed for the home side before Noel Kirby blasted in a great ball that ricocheted against the post and rebounded back into play.
- He careered towards the hard shoulder, rebounded and collided with the central reservation.
- Kevin Keegan's low drive from just outside the area crashed against the base of the post and rebounded off the unfortunate Conor Larkin to trickle into the empty net.
- Only when a crisply-hit drive from Latapy rebounded off the post did the hosts rue their luck.
- Indeed, they had the misfortune of having three efforts rebound off the woodwork in this match.
- He collected a long clearance and fired past Phil Wilson, but the ball hit the inside of one post, ricocheted along the line and rebounded off the other post into Wilson's arms.
- His initial shot rebounded off the post but he was quick to gather and sent the ball to the net.
- In extra time Wilson's shot rebounded off a post and bounced off a defender into the net.
- The ball hit the right-hand post and rebounded into the net, far beyond Butler's despairing dive.
- Four minutes into the second-half Hampton had a stroke of luck when a shot from Liam Collins struck Iga's right hand post, rebounded against the keeper's body and bounced to safety.
- She rebounded off the surprisingly hard girl and landed on the floor with a muted cry.
- Richard Dalby broke clear but his shot struck a post and rebounded back, hitting a retreating defender on the knee and cannoning into the net from 18 yards out.
- McCartney took a shot on goal but it rebounded back to him off a defender.
2(backfire)to rebound on sb
- their threats/plans rebounded on them — les salió el tiro por la culata con las amenazas/con los planes
- He could not have done so without some of the evidence rebounding on his political life.
- The Accounting Office has said the failure to collect fines rebounded on victims, because compensation awards were not handed over until the cash had been brought in.
- This they have managed to do with some success, although it has rebounded on them of late.
- The democratic forces backed anti democratic laws that rebounded on them, The Communist party was banned.
- Against direct physical threats you learn the subtle art of physically positioning yourself so that any threat is likely to end up rebounding on the threat making party in pretty short order.
- Anyway that Craig decision rebounded on Newry as Wells brought off a fine save from Robbie Brunton's vicious spot-kick.
- Cloaking narrow nationalistic designs under the mantle of a common regional good will sooner or later rebound on the African countries themselves.
- George has a thick neck and is not easily embarrassed but his high handed action is now rebounding on him.
- Their internal structures and culture may militate against economic success, but the consequences rebound on us.
- And the violence inevitably rebounds on Palestinian society.
- China and Korea might dub this a sign of dangerous activities by Japan, and that would rebound on domestic opinion.
- I'll stick on the safe side, keep to those superstitions with which I have grown up and those I have more lately adopted, and hope that none of the gentle fun I have poked at the evil eye rebounds on me.
- If we increasingly rely on the pressures of potential civil litigation to alter behavior it may eventually rebound on the legal profession.
- The failure of the Government to control the explosion in public pay could yet rebound on the private sector as enforced cutbacks hobble the ability of employers in the private sector to meet pay demands.
- Moreover, its nuisance value has rebounded on itself.
- The whole thing has rebounded on him; since his wife saw how good he was at hanging out flags, she has given him the job of hanging out the washing ever since.
- Such logic has a habit of rebounding on its employer.
- He added that the situation had also rebounded on residents of the estate who've been suffering rowdy student behaviour in the past.
- The committee said today that, given the price of land and shortage of homes for nurses and other key workers, aggressively selling off land and buildings could rebound on the NHS.
- This rebounds on students, who too have bought into the fiscal austerity mind set.
- After all, many of the technology companies laid waste in the post-1999 era are already rebounding.
- Since the pesticide's ban in this country, the osprey population has rebounded, and the birds are now re-establishing themselves throughout the East Coast.
- We will rebound, we will recover, and those properties are going to be worth considerable moneys.
- Worldwide semiconductor sales increased 1.4 percent this year, rebounding from a one-third decline last year.
- Indeed, retail sales rebounded with surprising strength in October.
- The market has rebounded strongly this year, with new home sales up substantially.
- He went so far as to suggest that the smaller-than-expected shortfall means the population actually is rebounding.
- Gonzalez is trying to rebound from shoulder surgery and regain the confidence of his teammates.
- He battled hard and rebounded quickly from his mistakes.
- During the second half of the 20th Century, populations rebounded, and Common Ravens are returning to much of their former range.
- Despite that oil adjustment, consumer spending was still able to rebound strongly in the third quarter.
- This delayed breeding results in low productivity, making it harder for the population to rebound from declines.
- DDT caused their numbers to plummet in the second half of the 20th century, and populations rebounded only after the chemical was banned.
- Declining catches rebounded slightly following a six-month ban on fishing last year.
- Puffins, wiped out by an infestation of rats introduced by quarry workers in the 19th century, are now rebounding, albeit slowly.
- Now that demand has rebounded from the post-9/11 travel slump, hotels are willing to risk guest ire by slapping on a few odds and ends.
- He predicted that the economy will rebound in the fourth quarter to a 4.4 % growth rate.
- Low productivity and strong site-fidelity make them slow to rebound from decreases.
- Trevino's the only golfer to rebound from back surgery to win big, and his humor is spontaneously unscripted.
- It would buy you more time for the stock markets to recover and thus your fund value to rebound.
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