In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stick for supporting plants)rodrigón masculineestaca feminine
- On the other side of the flowerbed Tony is affixing a vine to a beanpole.
- Arika could see beanpoles thick with beans and peas, greens of all kinds, and squashes and many other forms of hard vegetables.
- A nearby child's garden has a beanpole trellis and space to plant seeds, cherry tomatoes and marigolds.
- If you are growing beans you are going to need a beanpole.
- Behind a row of beanpoles stands the garden house, which has lost one post.
2informal(thin person)she's a beanpole — es muy larguirucha
- They were usually beanpoles who could eat half a cow and still stay skinny.
- Mary admits her youngest son was a scrawny little chap who became a beanpole youngster, so gangly he needed elastic in his school trousers to make sure they stayed up.
- If you're itching to hang some quality beef on your back and are not afraid of man-sized pain and hard work, then let's dig into the blueprint and say good-bye forever to that beanpole in the mirror.
- Shortly later, Camillo, the heroine's elderly and ineffectual husband, was enacted by a young beanpole of a bumpkin.
- He finished stretching when he was a beanpole, roughly three meters, or eight or nine feet.
- He was tall and thin almost to the point of delicateness, but he didn't look like a beanpole, and I don't think I would have described him as lanky either.
- I'm a beanpole with nearly no muscle power, so there isn't much to be all embarrassed about!
- It was quite large for her skinny, beanpole body.
- Tall, and not exactly beanpoles, but very bony.
- Pairing him in the Albion attack with the beanpole Kanu seems like the work, not of a football manager, but of a music hall impresario.
- The skinny beanpole going up against someone three times his size is not looking for a solution to a problem, not looking to fix anything, but simply having a reason to live, and a reason to be strong.
- Finally, the last two shows in Festival of Fun feature the musical talents of Songfellow Strum, a beanpole elderly man who travels in a flying train singing old kids' songs.
- He went from being a spastic, gangly beanpole with ears that looked like they were drawn on by a cartoonist to being a symbol of all the things that are right in professional sports.
- She stood at about 5'9 and was skinny as a beanpole.
- Of course, that's all there was to me: I was a beanpole with legs hanging from my shoulders, and my arms were probably bigger than my legs.
- Did he seriously think the linesman wasn't going to spot a beanpole like him?
- Stringy beanpole players who are long in the arm and short on energy will say anything to convince you that it's a bad idea to run back and forth.
- I always been a strong girl, though I also been thin as a beanpole.
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