In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in billiards)hacer carambolathe car caromed off the fence into a tree — el coche rebotó contra la valla y dio contra un árbol
- Ilham almost found the Saudi net with his free header in the 42nd minute after receiving a good cross from the right side, but the ball caromed off the crossbar.
- It caromed to the left, barely missing Elijah's thigh and clipping the wall behind him, creating an impact circle the size of a thumb.
- The ball, however, made contact with umpire Paul Runge, who was positioned on the infield side, and it caromed into short left field behind the shortstop.
- The puck caromed off another spectator before hitting Cecil, whose seat was more than 100 feet behind the glass.
- The ball hit the base runner and caromed into the hands of the second baseman who threw the batter/runner out.
- But the ball caromed off a tree and bounced back into a bunker, leaving a shot at the green.
- As Appling reached down for the ball, it took a bad hop and caromed off his shoulder.
- It hit the leftfield wall, caromed around the outfield, and the left fielder picked up the ball.
- With five seconds left, James missed a free throw, which caromed off to the left side.
- We saw one ball bounce off it during a pitcher's warm-up, and it caromed past the mound almost to the first baseman's position!
- Instead of removing the ball from harm's way, it caromed off her foot and dribbled into the open goal.
- The ball tended to carom off those thick flagsticks, too.
- She hurled it at the ant, and the stone caromed off the carapace.
- The holes are situated in valleys and are very user-friendly: Nearly every tee is elevated and wayward drives carom safely back into play.
- The ball hopped hard to the right, nowhere to go but out of bounds, until it caromed off the 7cm wide post and back into play.
- The ball then caromed back toward the line of scrimmage.
- In the bottom of the fifth inning, Manny Ramirez hit a shot down the third base line that caromed off the stands and struck Gerry Davis, the left field line umpire.
- Its fairways often are bordered by gentle slopes that carom the ball back toward the fairway.
- The ball caromed off his forehead into the hands of shortstop Bill Knickerbocker.
- The ball crashed off the center field wall before caroming back onto the outfield grass.
- The result: the kind of crazy caroms and tricky spins you'd expect from a pinball machine.
- The name of the game is carom, the original game from which billiards and later snooker developed.
- He mastered the caroms, and was called the ‘Reading Rifle’ because of his great arm.’
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