In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(male)masculine ciervo (macho)masculine conejo (macho)feminine liebre macho
- John, as mentioned at the outset, had two dogs that were almost drowned by a wild buck kangaroo when it took them on in a small reservoir on his family's property.
- They require no hanging, and the meat is pale and tender; that of does is considered better than that of bucks (males).
- Some places base the cost of a deer hunt on the size of a buck's antlers - the bigger the antlers, the more the hunt costs.
- In other words, the owners of the buck deer in Edgar were held as much to the standards of the owner of a domestic animal as that of a wild animal owner.
- Add a host of maturing bucks from a bumper fawn crop six years ago and the potential for trophy-class deer is excellent.
- The most magnificent of these was a buck's head - antlers and all - which was mounted above the fireplace.
- In central Iowa, purebred bucks and does cost $500 or more per animal.
- And it has particularly infuriated park managers because the owner of an Alsatian watched as her dog chased the buck and then fled the scene while the deer died.
- When, freezing and exhausted, he finally felt land beneath his limbs, the buck collapsed.
- They had red skin, and small horns like a buck's newly sprouting antlers.
- Outdoors enthusiasts who can ignore the season's monster bucks and swarming quail will find excellent largemouth bass action.
- Hunters selectively cull the does to make more forage available for the bucks.
- During my North Cotswold Mastership, I made Butler, the terrier man, carry a huge white buck ferret on his bicycle, and very useful he proved to be.
- Even at the tail end of the season, we were seeing numerous herds of 20 or more antelope marshaled by some very fine quality herd bucks.
- They'd seen three roe deer in the woods, a hind and two bucks, moving ‘silent and in slow motion through the snow’.
- Marion had never got on with her father, but right now if she saw his face she'd have cheerfully swung the three strong buck rabbits she was carrying into it.
- Growth of an organ, such as a buck's antlers, requires additional nourishment and that means additional blood flow.
- I saw a beautiful dark-horned buck standing with a doe on a sun-splashed, frost-sparkled flat near the edge of a canyon.
- Buck hares are wild frolickers in March, their breeding season, which has made them a synonym for lunacy for centuries.
- Just about 15 minutes ago, we're told a white deer - a white buck - was tranquilized and is now being brought for medical treatment.
- On the drive back to Shelby a big buck deer jumped across the road only a few yards in front of us.
- In a year as magical as this one, impressive bucks are scattered throughout the state, but those animals won't be easy to see just now.
- Herein, we consider two main hypotheses to assess the possible function of the post-copulatory vocalization of fallow bucks.
- The double trigger setup on the Mountain Rifle allows for a quick shot by simply pulling the front trigger should a whitetail buck break cover in front of the hunter.
2archaic(dandy)petimetre masculine dated
- Too many old heads and too many young bucks not having had the time to cut their teeth properly.
- For many of the young bucks in their scarlet tunics, what starts as a great imperial adventure ends in either a squalid death or captivity.
- When the boss is gone, the young bucks want to move up and take over.
- He's both the wise man and the young buck trying to prove himself.
- That old cliche of a blend of young bucks and seasoned campaigners was there in abundance.
- The horse was small, but it was sturdy, and it suddenly started bucking and plunging in a manner that would have done a bronco proud.
- The startled horse bucked again and let out a whinny as the rider held tight to the reigns and tugged back.
- Lopez dislocated a shoulder when his mount, Quoit Alarming, bucked and unseated him during the first race at Monmouth Park on September 11.
- The Parker boy had broken his arm when he was bucked off a horse.
- Suddenly he began to buck, throwing me around like a rag doll.
- Sarah mounted a horse and it bucked, throwing her into the air.
- There were no horses bucking in their stalls, no chickens clucking on the ground.
- Croft's horse bucked; Croft tugged on the reins and backed away.
- Unfortunately, the horse bucked and she was thrown to the ground.
- Her horse reared, its eyes rimmed with white as it bolted away, the other three riderless horses bucked until their tethers snapped and galloped after it.
- She was about to lead the three-year-old in from the paddock when another horse in the yard unsettled him and he bucked, kicking Blanche under the jaw and knocking her unconscious.
- Yes, I rode a horse, got bucked off and that was the last time I will ever get near a horse.
- The gelding had almost bucked her off several times, and all we had done was walk and trot.
- When the horse bucks you, you pick yourself up, dust yourself off and get right back on.
- The young stallion was bucking and rearing, trying to get the man off his back.
- Proper dental care has eliminated dangerous behaviors such as bolting, flipping over backwards, and bucking in a number of my clients' horses.
- Ben's horse was bucking and Ben was hanging on tight so he wouldn't get thrown.
- His hair stood on end, as if he'd been running his hands through it; ink stained one finger; and he had the wild-eyed look of a horse about to start bucking.
- In order for a horse to buck, it has to lower its head and slow its pace to bring both hind legs together and underneath to gain enough power to push upwards.
- Suddenly, his horse bucked and Henry nearly fell off.
2US(move jerkily)(car/deck) dar sacudidas
- The rafts bucked under us, bobbing and tilting.
- At that moment the ship bucked and smashed over to one side.
- It also takes a great deal of leg strength for explosive sprints on the flat sections, and a great deal of upper body strength just to control the bike as it bucks under you.
- I could feel the ship trembling and bucking while Maura tried to keep it under control.
- The truck bucked violently as the shock wave slammed against it, and Ian was pelted with small stones and dust, first from behind, then a split second later from the opposite direction.
- As the bullets chewed through the surface each helicopter bucked as it took the weight of the shell, and Paul uttered a brief murmur to himself as their car accelerated toward the gate, hoping the helicopters could take the load.
- The vessel bucked and swerved as the upper atmosphere began to tug and grab at the smooth underside of the glider-car.
- But then the ship bucked as missiles rained from above.
- The boat bucked and spun and entered the rapids.
- The tall ship bucked hard to the side, then back down again.
- As the current funnels through a gauntlet of rhino-sized rocks, our pair of six-metre rafts plunge and buck like paper cups in a storm drain.
- The raft bucked to one side, and for one terrible moment it seemed that it would spill all the way over.
- A few seconds later and the car began to buck and slide out of control.
- He forgot his musing when the Blue Horizon banked to the starboard and then suddenly bucked upward.
- The first hundred yards of the tunnel were the worst - the road was heavily cratered, and our vehicles bucked and shuddered wildly, spraying snowmelt into the blackness.
- Diving into turn one at over 120 mph, the rough track had the bike bucking around some.
- The ship shuddered and bucked but no damage was taken.
- I couldn't avoid them all, and the ship bucked and heaved under me as more rocks than I would like to count peppered our outer hull.
- As I pushed the bike closer to the limit a problem emerged: even though the suspension was working as hard as it could, the bike began to buck beneath me.
- An instant later several more bursts of fire followed, and the ship bucked into the air and then smashed back down, its landing struts sheering off completely.
3(resist, oppose)to buck against sth/sb — rebelarse contra algo/algn
- to buck against / at-ing — resistirse a + inf
1(trend) resistirse a(trend) oponerse ato buck the system — ir contra la corriente
- But Google, until today, surprised many by bucking the market trends for so long.
- However sales of MG models were up 10% to 9,540 - bucking the market trend which saw overall sales down by more than 7%.
- But Dunloe's share price has bucked the trend, up 39% since January 1 and up by 65% over the year.
- However, the one market niche bucking the downward trend this year has been that catering for first-time buyers.
- The gold shares bucked the general trend today and closed on or near their highs with the South Africans firmer due to the softening rand.
- While the number of people participating in more traditional forms of organised sport continues to decline, this trend is being bucked in dramatic style by the level of interest in the many new events that veer from the mainstream.
- But Keighley is bucking the trend, especially by maintaining engineering manufacturing levels, in contrast to the slump in manufacturing in the rest of the country over the period of the Labour Government.
- Three debutants on Hong Kong bourses bucked the general market trend yesterday that saw the Hang Seng Index plunge for a second day to end down 1.5 per cent.
- But whenever coaches buck conventional wisdom, they face intense scrutiny from reporters and fans.
- Which means now is the perfect time to buck the trend and get in while the market is at a pricing low.
- But, as I explained here and especially here, the stock market is bucking some fairly powerful deflationary currents, in both the the U.S. and the global economies.
- In those ten years the research centre had helped Smith and Nephew to become much more profitable and has grown in stature - and in share price which bucked the recent downward stock market trend to end 2.5 times higher than a decade ago.
- Scottish Equity Partners, the Glasgow-based independent venture capital company, is bucking the market trend by expanding both its Glasgow and London offices.
- European bourses ended the week in the red yesterday, but the Irish market bucked the trend managing to stay ahead throughout the day's trading.
- But despite the market hurdles they face, some small brewers are bucking the trend.
- This must be what they meant by not bucking the market.
- The outgoing chief executive still believes you cannot buck the market.
- So, does it make more sense to bet on gold shares to start bucking this trend again - or is it better to jump on the bandwagon and do as the Chinese do?
- It closed its first day of trading at 37 cents a share and has bucked a trend afflicting other new listings by rising to 41 cents as of the April 12 market close.
- Prices at the top end of the central-London market continue to rise slightly, bucking the national trend.
- I was a buck private, private first class, sergeant, staff sergeant, first sergeant, and then I became a second lieutenant.
- Like the old buck sergeant he is, Shipley hurried them off to the appropriate ticket agent.
- Pat Reid was buck private to begin with and, even though he was in charge of an important group, he remained a buck private until the day he left Spain.
- In 1954, I became a Ph.D. in mathematics and a buck private in the Army.
1(dollar)dólar masculineverde masculine Latin America informal
- Maybe just two bucks for a soda or five bucks for a beer, but that's still money I don't have.
- The girl gave him a whole fifty bucks and received three dollars change.
- I saved up and bought it at the local pawnshop for seventy-five bucks, a deal as far as I was concerned.
- Now, how could he turn a few bucks out of this deal?
- I know, but it's just five bucks, and at this point I'm almost eager to give it to him.
- They will get a $2,500 pay increase, and they will get to keep five bucks.
- Can you imagine paying 47 bucks to watch skateboarding?
- They range in price from several dollars to around twenty-five bucks.
- Pay me five thousand bucks and I'll speak at your corporate function.
- Surely they would have no problem forking out a few extra bucks for a DVD player.
- Sure, you can stay home, save a few bucks and see the game on TV, but what's the fun in that?
- If you don't want a full meal, you can get roti bread with satay sauce for five bucks.
- It's a $20.00 registration plus Green fees of about five bucks.
- I just bought a Liz Claiborne sweater at Goodwill for five bucks.
- Spree somehow convinced the Knicks to reduce his fine from 150,000 dollars to just 2,500 bucks…
- This is a bit of a side note but five bucks says the town of Greenville isn't green at all.
- They claim they're going to save a few hundred million bucks in the deal.
- Men in business suits would leave me a buck on a fifty dollar tab.
- It was only about 8 euros, which is about US 10 bucks.
- I was sitting at the bar, having a couple of quiet ones with a bloke I know only distantly, when a voice behind me said ‘Lend us five bucks.’
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