In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Horse racingthe Derby — el Derby
- the Irish/Kentucky Derby — el Derby de Irlanda/Kentucky
- He added there was indications the winners of the English and French Derbies would run the 1.3 million race.
- By this stage, the Epsom and French Derbies have been held and the Irish Derby, which was first run in 1866, provides the perfect opportunity for the winners of both races to face off for the ultimate test.
- The top three-year-old in Europe was an English-owned, French-trained colt, winner of the French and Irish Derbies before putting up the performance of the season to catch a rival horse in the Arc.
- The Minstrel and Golden Fleece won him the Epsom Derby, and he owned the winners of three Arcs and four Irish Derbies.
- He won nine English Derbies, three Arc de Triomphes and 11 jockeys' championships.
2BritishSporta local derby — enfrentamiento de dos equipos vecinos a nivel nacional
- There were a lot of local derbies in League One last year but no disrespect to that league, the games next season are going to be that much bigger.
- It was a big game, a local derby with over 20,000 fans here so there was a lot riding on the match.
- It was always going to be an uphill struggle to motivate the side even in the face of a local derby match.
- A few years ago, my team lost a local derby, and had a goal disallowed in the last minute.
- It was a big game because it was a local derby and it meant a lot to the fans.
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- A small derby hat adorned his balding pate, longish scraggles of grey-hairs nearly whispering along his ears and neck.
- I grabbed a black derby hat from my closet and covered my messy hair before following Jake back down the stairs and out to his car.
- He wears a derby hat covered with pins he collects from every stop.
- The majority of the foxhunters wear black coats and top hats or derbies.
- He had black curly hair that was covered by a derby hat.
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