In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(across countryside)(route/drive) campo a través(drive/route) a campo traviesa(drive/route) a campo través(skiing) de fondocross-country race — cross masculine
- cross-country running — cross
- He meets three men during a cross-country hike along a railroad track.
- The daily trek was two miles each way and taking the cross-country route they traversed five fields.
- It is easier than the showjumping medal event, but tough on a horse that has completed the arduous cross-country section just the day before.
- It would have been enough to send many Finnish boys running to the relative safety of cross-country skiing or even ice-hockey.
- Our couples can also try night skiing, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, sleigh rides, ice climbing and snowboarding.
- It was like I was walking cross-country with a full glass of water, juggling with the other hand, and on a unicycle.
- As in traditional competition, biathlon consists of cross-country skiing and shooting.
- One of the unique advantages is its remarkable cross-country capability through its specially designed suspension system.
- Hopping over boulders for half-an-hour was a different type of cross-country travel, after re-discovering the leg muscles needed for a prolonged descent.
- He does considerable cross-country driving, and wants comfort.
- He loves Alaska, as do his two children who grew up fishing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing to school.
- Winter sports include Nordic and cross-country skiing, ice skating, and ice hockey.
- Many offer cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, sledding, horseback riding, and nature watching.
- There's no need for bulky ‘ski suits’ and the scenery in which cross-country skiing takes place in is breathtakingly spectacular.
- It's best described as cross-country skiing without the skis.
- Although the snow on downhill and cross-country courses can look smooth on television, under the microscope snow crystals are jagged and have varying water contents.
- A cross-country skier herself, she advocates massage before hitting the trail.
- Taking a lady's racing bike cross-country over mud-churned cow paddocks is probably not in the manufacturer's recommendations.
- In the summer, the hills offer a full range of mountain-biking opportunities, from serious alpine to cross-country routes.
- For some reason, the first people to start walking towards the centre bypassed the roadblock and headed cross-country, making a beeline for the fence closest to the place where detainees were protesting.
- The town has been busy this summer making preparations for cross-country skiing.
- And cross-country skiing, or ski du fond, is one of the finest ways ever devised of experiencing that sense of well being only achieved through a good work out amongst sublime scenery.
- The aim is to provide novice mountaineers with the basic skills and techniques of cross-country skiing, snow survival, mountaineering, and ice climbing.
- The first cousin to the tank: an armed and armoured, wheeled military vehicle, with a good road and limited cross-country ability.
- Armies made some use of lorries and staff cars, but practical cross-country vehicles, good roads and an associated infrastructure simply did not exist.
- Around town, the vehicle always feels nippy and there is sufficient in reserve to undertake cross-country journeys without the slightest complaint.
- The gearbox also has a low-range function - useful for towing cross-country.
- She once devoted an article to the pleasures and benefits of cross-country skiing.
- You don't need a mountain for cross-country skiing, just a snow covered area.
- One of the most exciting events was the biathlon, which combines cross-country skiing with shooting at targets at a range of 50m.
- We'll stay in Oslo for a few days and then head up to a cabin in the mountains to try cross-country skiing.
- Getting out onto a well-lit ski trail is one of the most pleasurable additions to cross-country skiing in recent years.
- If you can combine cross-country skiing and target shooting, why not chess and boxing?
- Five days of riding, a full day hike, and some short cross-country walks.
- The day began with a short communion service followed by breakfast and a walk down the cross-country bridleway.
- To get a taste of Olympic cross-country skiing, I didn't balk at a longer drive.
2(across a country)(tour/flight) de extremo a extremo del país
- Get in touch with your inner travel bug - it can be as easy as exploring the next town over from yours or as complicated as convincing the folks that the family should take a cross-country trip.
- Joining Mark on his cross-country journey are two more DJs.
- The daughter accompanies her father on a cross-country journey.
- In December she's publishing a 2006 calendar, photographed on a 10-day cross-country road trip.
- Whether your adventure is a weekend at the cottage, a camping getaway or a cross-country road trip, be prepared before you buckle up and head out on the highway.
- He is taking time off for a cross-country tour with his new stage show.
- Today, they embarked on a cross-country tour called ‘Believe In America.’
- The President was back in the state where he spent that fateful morning, before being flown off on a zig-zag cross-country journey which finally took him back to Washington.
- The film catalogues his cross-country journey to confront old flames and discover the truth in a poignantly comedic way.
- The movie's plot involves the cross-country journey that ensues when his bicycle is stolen.
- He leaves home on his son's third birthday and begins a cross-country road trip to try to answer some of his nagging questions about himself.
- His cross-country road trip started last Friday am and he's now West of Albequerque heading for Reno.
- Later, they embark on a cross-country journey.
- For example, here's a handy little guide I made for you to reference before embarking on any tedious cross-country road trip.
- And polls show the President's cross-country tour has not boosted support for private accounts a bit.
- He's in the middle of a cross-country tour, speaking to business leaders.
- He will be going on a cross-country tour.
- For one thing, cheap travel will become a thing of the past - goodbye backpacking trips to Bali and cross-country road trips.
- This will give me the perfect excuse to do my cross-country travelling.
- It was the unexpected pot of gold at the end of his cross-country journey.
1(across countryside)(drive/travel) campo a través(travel/drive) a campo traviesa(travel/drive) a campo través
2(across a country)(travel) a través del país
1campo a través masculinecross-country masculine
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