In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It doesn't need vehicle transport and can also go up on the ski lift with no hassle.
- ‘Jess, she just wants to go on a ski lift,’ Liam tried.
- As we ascended the mountain in the ski lift there was a lot of oohing and aahing and I guessed then that he was about to pop the question.
- I rode the ski lift the opposite way down the entire mountain.
- The first group is waiting by the pommel bar ski lift on the nursery slope beside the Hotel du Parc.
- ‘That's why you're operating the ski lift,’ Josh said, grinning.
- The other great thing about the Winter Kit is the nice insulated backpack that just fits the H20 bladder, and doesn't get in the way on a ski lift.
- Elsa sat on the ski lift and inhaled the sweet mountain air.
- Since the first ski lift was built in 1959, three years after the resort opened, the Glencoe centre has been a favourite destination for British skiers.
- I mastered the triple loop but also enjoyed the ride on the ski lift to the cabin and the warm hot chocolate with those tiny marshmallows.
- In one case a skier took off his gloves and grasped a ski lift pole with his bare hand.
- Us girls went to rent some snowboards and took the ski lift up the slope.
- We grabbed the snowboards and took the ski lift up.
- Ariyah had simply not heard it, or thought it was the ski lift.
- The President broke her ankle when she tried to board a ski lift in the Austrian resort of Bad Hofgastein on Christmas Eve.
- She ignores me, and gets onto the next ski lift seat.
- A woman sitting next to me on the ski lift claimed she actually skis best when she's wearing Prada.
- A little ways away was one of the ski lift supports.
- The partners wanted to build a restaurant next to the ski lift, the obvious spot since it would get the most traffic.
- He was close to the top of the slope, having just come off of the ski lift for the last time.
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