In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Sportcampeón masculinecampeona femininethe world swimming champion — el campeón mundial de natación
- The accidental champion: injuries to rivals, good fortune and, yes, a little planning helped the Spurs win a championship ahead of schedule.
- This was once a brief competition in which the champions of each European country played each other to find a winner.
- He didn't tell his mates at school about all his medical problems and he didn't mention that against all the odds, he was a sporting champion.
- What we need is a gladiatorial contest between the representative champions of each political party.
- But she has defied the odds to become a sporting champion in karate, swimming and running.
- Gargrave were crowned Craven Football League champions after a thrilling match against their nearest rivals, Embsay.
- They are the pair competition champions after beating Wragg and Nick Brown.
- Good days seem to be ahead for the one time football champion.
- Surely, though, the question here is not whether these once great champions can return to competition but why on earth they would want to?
- He said that the Sport's Court decision was not fair and had been made in favour of his rivals for the champion's title.
- Reality television stars made a scene with sporting champions from a Prep School on Monday.
- Hingis, then aged only nine but already tipped as a future champion, won that contest as well against the older Italian.
- During the '90s, he saw little competition as the heavyweight champion in the group fitness ring.
- A past champion when this contest was held at the now-defunct Upper Level Club, Alicia Wellington was the first up and set a high standard for the competition.
- Britain's recent dearth of sporting champions has also been blamed on schemes that oppose competitiveness.
- Property incentives have already persuaded British sporting champions to holiday and train in Dubai.
- The competition ensured that the champion was decided only in the last round of the league.
- Bradford based Campion Reserves could be crowned champions of that particular competition if they take at least a point from their next game.
- Once all four competitions have been completed, an average of each unit's scores over the entire competition will determine the champion.
- Ironically the man who was a world champion in wood chopping, loved trees.
2Historypaladín masculinecampeón masculineshe's a champion of lost causes — es una defensora de pleitos perdidos / de causas perdidas
- Despite the occasional champion who amassed riches, most fighters came from extremely poor families, and they remained poor.
- Tensions are running high as William seeks to prove himself a champion and a true knight once and for all.
- The River Knights watched intensely as one of their own, their champion, Christopher Knight fought John Pavin, their evil nemesis.
- She had never so much as read about medieval knights, and now she had to fight like a champion.
- These were complemented by the Norman practice of Trial by Battle, in which the judgement of God was determined not by the speed it took you to heal from the Ordeal, but by the success of your champion in battle.
1(bull/chrysanthemums) premiadoa champion swimmer/athlete — un campeón de natación/de atletismo
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