In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
adverb & adjective
1en sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj
- They believe it's very hard for one of those counterclockwise storms to turn its way right into this area.
- So I flipped off the wind-shield, and cranked the little valve-control lever around counterclockwise, and then lit the lighter.
- At noon, each guard starts at his own station and begins to walk either clockwise or counterclockwise (to be determined randomly).
- Pilgrims are required to circle the Kaaba seven times, counterclockwise, praying as they go.
- We went counterclockwise around the island, along the EU-funded autostrada, to the southwest, through traditional mafia country.
- The florets form various clockwise and counterclockwise spiral patterns, intertwined and crisscrossing but otherwise unmistakable to the eye.
- As the thumb clears the ball, the weight of the ball is shifted to the fingers, and the fingers are thrust outward with a quarter-turn counterclockwise into the lane.
- I travelled around the world clockwise, and Rick went counterclockwise, and our paths crossed as often as we could make them.
- Don't forget the hurricane moves in a counterclockwise position.
- When I have my bicycle in a repair stand and turn the cranks counterclockwise the wheel starts going backwards too.
- The big fear of course here, as you talked with Max Mayfield, that we are on the strong side of the storm as it moves counterclockwise.
- They are then sent to the sea, where the earth's rotation causes the wind to swirl into a low-pressure area in a counterclockwise direction.
- They all fire from the left side, the aircraft firing in a in counterclockwise direction the whole time.
- After a 2-to 3-minute recovery break, the same diagonal run is now performed but counterclockwise.
- The tapping pattern consisted of touching with the index finger in a counterclockwise direction each of the plates (which were arranged in a square) in turn.
- He made a grab for the driver's steering wheel and, with all his might, spun it the whole way counterclockwise.
- Bring your feet back to the center, then rotate them counterclockwise.
- It revolved clockwise in some unseen orbit, then counterclockwise, immediately before a loud cracking, like summer thunder, filled the air.
- Similar results were obtained for the construction in the counterclockwise orientation.
- You do so by backing the barrel adjuster out (rotate it counterclockwise when viewed from the end the housing protrudes from).
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