In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bicicleta feminine(repairs) (before noun) de bicicletascan you ride a bicycle? — ¿sabes andar en bicicleta?
- he got on/off the bicycle — se montó en/se bajó de la bicicleta
- bicycle race — carrera ciclista / de bicicletas
- Friends found her abandoned bicycle lying in the deserted road, its wheels still spinning.
- They'd found two old bicycles behind Ralph's house in fair condition on their second day in Polperro.
- It is very difficult to pedal a bicycle in long skirts and petticoats.
- The woman walked past the sailing club and onto the disused railway line, where she saw a man on a bicycle in front of her.
- At 16, having saved his pocket money, he bought his first bicycle and took up the triathlon.
- The police are now looking for the man who placed the bicycle in front of the hairdressing salon.
- Today, over one billion people in the world use bicycles and the bicycle is the principal means of transportation in many parts of the world.
- He had been to Hammersmith to meet his wife, and in returning wheeled his bicycle across the kerb.
- With technology came motor-powered vehicles and cycles and bicycles are being driven off the road.
- One difference is that a bus has many wheels whereas a bicycle has only two wheels.
- An 11 year old boy fell off his bicycle and sustained a handlebar injury to his upper abdomen.
- Have a white light on the front of your bicycle and a red light and red reflector at the rear.
- Their possessions and equipment will be carried on a trailer that can be attached to a bicycle and pulled along as they cycle.
- She had a shopping basket on the front of the bicycle and seemed to be wearing a blue anorak with a hood.
- I would be only too pleased to have bicycles passing my front door rather than noisy, speeding vehicles.
- Cyclists are also reminded of the importance of having front and rear lights on bicycles.
- A car, which was trying to overtake another vehicle, allegedly collided with their bicycles.
- In their garage are six bicycles and one tricycle but not one car.
- As she slid it open there was man dressed in a blue uniform and his bicycle parked behind him.
- Often the corner grocer provided this, sending a boy with a huge basket on the front of his bicycle.
1ir en bicicletahe bicycles to work now — ahora va a trabajar en bicicleta
- I don't know how she got home, but it wasn't by bicycling along that road.
- During the summer, more children are out and about - walking, bicycling, rollerblading, playing and perhaps darting out into the road.
- Appalled, he started a two-week investigation, bicycling along the entire length of the river within the city jurisdiction.
- They are not only functional for bicycling, but for any activity where you are going to work up a sweat.
- He was active till the age of 85, bicycling all over Bandra, going to the bank and doing the family shopping.
- Our health depends on creating neighborhoods that are conducive to walking, jogging and bicycling.
- We'll savor bright autumn colors while bicycling through the high forest islands atop America's Redrock Wilderness.
- Get involved in activities such as brisk walking, jogging, bicycling or cross-country skiing.
- All of these articles have one main point in common; don't let back pain keep you from bicycling.
- She and a group of five other young women are bicycling across Canada to raise awareness about air pollution and global warming.
- When we do exercises that elevate the heart rate, such as bicycling, walking or aerobic dance, the body will draw upon its fat stores for energy.
- ‘As a kid I bicycled all the time, but I left bicycling for many years,’ says the 61-year-old Congressman.
- Now we see you and Amir bicycling around the world with this message of peace.
- Even something simple like Gabriel bicycling around while singing ‘Solsbury Hill’ came across as silly rather than playful.
- At breakfast, she described her dream vacation: bicycling in Italy, eating and drinking well every night.
- The best moment is when he is bicycling around his airy grounds on an old-fashioned push-bike, his knees bobbing up and down as he pedals, and then has to brake to answer a call on his mobile phone.
- It's not as strenuous as mountain climbing, or bicycling around the world, or trekking through a jungle.
- Restrictions on dune driving, an end to water pollution and the promotion of walking and bicycling as means of transport are other issues put forward by many of the respondents.
- Carl started an amazing trip, bicycling around the world 26 months ago.
- You can also cover a lot of ground by bicycling through different parts of the island.
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