In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on bicycle)barra feminine
- The bike still includes a back rest and chrome seat loop, with only the gearshift altered, moving from the crossbar to the handlebars for safety reasons.
- Over the years her customers included Free French sailors, a poacher who kept a 12-bore tied to his bicycle crossbar, the writer John Wyndham and a dog that smoked a pipe.
- They are warned against carrying friends on the crossbar or carrier, holding on to moving vehicles and entering the road from behind parked vehicles.
- This system consists of an adjustable crossbar with metal fork mounts to hold your bike securely in place.
- Parents sometimes add rear-mounted child seats and/or an auxiliary saddle fitted to the crossbar to transport children.
2(of goal)larguero masculinetravesaño masculinehorizontal masculine Andes
- To score you must put the ball over the crossbar for a point or under the crossbar for a goal, worth three points.
- The game stayed 3-3 into double overtime, thanks mostly to the posts and crossbars.
- He was unlucky with a shot that rebounded off the crossbar.
- From there it was on to the extra 30-minute game where I scored a goal off the crossbar which bounced over the line and back out.
- After the upright and then the crossbar denied them a goal, he clicked into top gear.
- There are crossbars between the upright posts, forming an H.
- His shot was clearly intended for under the crossbar and a goal would have been a major boost.
- He picked his spot but the ball rebounded off the crossbar and was cleared to safety.
- He missed an open goal, hitting the crossbar from close range.
- He might even have scored a brilliant goal but the crossbar came to their rescue.
- They drew level midway through the half and were unlucky to see their shot at goal come off the crossbar.
- The fans in the arena knew about that winning kick the moment it sailed over the goal post crossbar.
- A point is scored when the sliotar is played by either team over the crossbar and between the posts.
- His volley crashed off the underside of the crossbar and into the goal on 50 minutes to give his side the lead.
- He added another with a superb strike which hit the underside of the crossbar into the goal.
- But the meeting point of the post and the crossbar contrived to deny them what would have been a well-deserved lead.
- His goalbound effort into a gaping goal struck the crossbar and rebounded to safety.
- However his outstretched leg just got that fraction of an inch too much under the ball and it skimmed off the juncture of the crossbar and post.
- He scored twice and was denied a hat-trick by the crossbar and post.
- He was denied a goal by the crossbar in the second half.
3(in pole vaulting, high jump)listón masculine
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