In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine vaqueromasculine vaqueromasculine cowboy(hat) de vaquero(hat) de cowboyto play cowboys and Indians — jugar a los cowboys Southern Cone
- He is the only son of a professional rodeo cowboy, stuntman, actor and Marine Corp. veteran.
- Randolph Scott, on the other hand, was the ruggedly handsome Texan cowboy.
- A cowboy rides into town and stops at the saloon for a drink.
- Today's cowboys can trace their roots back to long trail drives and the following round-up.
- What do a man on an assembly line in a New York car factory and a cowboy in Montana have in common?
- One long-held popular belief is that cowboys and Indians are two distinct categories.
- What he wanted, though, was to be an American cowboy.
- Indeed he often took hours to get home in the evenings, playing cowboys and Indians with his friends.
- Most notable among these were two series of bronzes depicting traditional Blackfeet culture and professional rodeo cowboys.
- He was the son of Tex Ritter, one of America's favorite singing cowboys.
- On working ranches in Colorado, guests can help with the cattle alongside the cowboys and cowgirls at work.
- His restless intellectualism curiously mirrors the expansive lives of the nomads and Australian cowboys he so much admires.
- Would that cowboy in 1851 have a holster that looks like that?
- When I was a kid, I would play cowboys and Indians out back.
- By no means are cowboys the only great thing about these United States.
- The President demonstrated that he was a serious and thoughtful man, and not the Texan cowboy of tabloid cartoons.
- And I used to play, you know, running around with guns, cowboys and Indians, in the garden, like all kids did.
- But are Americans ready for a serious movie about love between gay cowboys?
- How odd it seemed to have once played cowboys and Indians on the same rocks, then warm and white in the afternoon sun.
- He could be the last real cowboy the movies will ever see.
- Near the heart of town, I spied a group of cowboys herding some cattle into a fenced-off pasture.
- She hadn't counted on a young cowboy riding up and seeing her there.
2US informal(irresponsible person)salvaje feminine informalgamberro masculine Spain informalgamberra feminine Spain informal
- Someone had re-roofed one chamber, a real cowboy job.
- "We are not cowboy builders just there for a quick buck.
- Europeans are so much more civilised than the trigger-happy cowboys across the pond.
- ‘It is not the case of a cowboy firm failing to contact the Environment Agency in order to cut costs,’ he said.
- He also accused some motorists of behaving like ignoramuses and cowboys who put business in jeopardy.
- A commitment to bar cowboys from the financial arena was behind the tough investor protection laws.
- We need our renegade cowboy president out of office
- A former Salvation Army volunteer who preached Christian values has been exposed as a cheating cowboy builder.
- They are ‘taking the gloves off’ when it comes to dealing with bogus businesses and cowboy tradesmen.
- Victims have described the cowboy car impounders as ‘swarthy and threatening’.
- He accepted JM Enterprises was not a cowboy company and had usually taken great care.
- The elderly continue to be preyed upon by cowboys and other fraudsters.
- The domain name registration business has more cowboys than Texas.
- I wanted to make certain that we were going about it correctly, and not employing cowboys on our business.
- Which John Wayne will the cowboy President play?
- The problem is that cowboys like this give legitimate piercers/tattooists a bad name.
- The company was collared as part of a crackdown on cowboy limo firms with little regard for rules, regulations and passenger safety.
- The county's trading standards department has launched the site as part of a crackdown on cowboy firms.
- The organization warned of dotcom cowboys making up fictitious buyers to pressure businesses into signing up.
- He dropped out to pursue a career as a model and was offered a part as a cowboy surfer in a US sitcom.
- Elderly people were targeted by doorstep tricksters and cowboys charging extortionate sums for gardening work.
3British informal(unscrupulous trader)pillo masculine informalpilla feminine informalpirata masculine informalbefore noun a cowboy builder — un pirata de la construcción
- don't go there, it's a cowboy outfit — no vayas ahí, son una banda de pillos
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