In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1barrendero masculinobarrendera femeninobarredor masculino Perúbarredora femenino Perú
1.2carpet sweeper(para barrer alfombras) cepillo mecánico masculino
2(in soccer)líbero femeninobarredor masculino Chilebarredora femenino Chile
- To me he is a natural sweeper, he reads the game well for a young player but at times he is too slow on the ball and a little languid.
- He plays more like a sweeper than a goalie, clearing the ball before the forward can even get to it.
- Player 1 passes straight out, then moves to sweeper to defend.
- ‘I've never seen a better sweeper as a goalkeeper,’ Warnock says.
- But it is nothing like playing in the first team and I don't care where I play - be it right back, right wing back or sweeper - just as long as I can play regular football.
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