In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deporte de) los toros masculinemasculine toreofeminine tauromaquia(expert/season) taurinobullfighting is very popular — los toros / las corridas de toros son muy populares
- the world of bullfighting — el mundo de los toros / de la tauromaquia
- bullfighting fan — taurófila
- In addition to the palace, Granada gives off the air of a ‘real’ Spanish city with cobblestone streets, bullfighting arenas and winding streets.
- The run is a 825-metre stampede from the corral where the bulls are kept to the outdoor bullfighting arena where they will be invariably killed by matadors later in the day.
- Thus, in a remote corner of Medieval Spain, the beginning of what today is the national Spanish spectacle of bullfighting was created.
- In an afternoon of bullfighting, six bulls are usually killed by three different matadors.
- He is extremely energetic and nimble in the ring and gives the impression that he adores the art of bullfighting.
- He is a classical torero with the purest style of bullfighting, especially with the cape.
- The bullfighting season in Spain is April to October.
- The regulations on bullfighting define in exacting detail the structure and procedure of bullfighting in Spain.
- He is a passionate and eloquent defender of field sports and his argument that hare coursing and bullfighting are both in the general interest of the species is persuasive.
- The World Society for the Protection of Animals has for many years worked to end forms of cruelty to animals overseas, such as bear baiting, bullfighting and captive dolphinarias.
- Opinion polls have consistently shown that Spaniards would like bullfighting to end - some Spanish cities have already outlawed all bullfighting and bull runs.
- Today bullfighting is big business in Spain with the top matadors earning comparable salaries to the nation's top soccer stars and rock idols.
- His manner of bullfighting is irregular but when he receives a bull, there is not one person in the arena who is left unimpressed by his passes.
- The development of bullfighting in Andalusia was preceded by bull rituals and cults.
- The macho spectacle of bullfighting has long been an integral part of Spanish life, with the image of a colourfully dressed matador baiting a bleeding bull being one the whole world associates with the Mediterranean country.
- The common characteristic of the matadors in this group is that they interpret bullfighting in an unorthodox manner.
- There are those who argue that bullfighting is not a sport but a cruel spectacle.
- I told him I'd enjoyed his spirited discourse on the state of bullfighting at the arena.
- Earlier, Hemingway tells us all about bullfighting long before we ever see a bull.
- It was a time of racing cars and bullfighting and Jimmy did it.
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