In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fingers) con articulaciones dobleshe's double-jointed — tiene articulaciones dobles
- Jimmy wasn't double-jointed, but he used a similar motion to that of a double-jointed pitcher.
- Those hatchways weren't really meant for human access, but she was a little double-jointed so she'd been able to wriggle up and into the ship without too much problem.
- From the waist up he is boyishly taut and lifted, yet stretchy and surprisingly double-jointed in the limbs.
- He stood at the front the whole time doing his own special dance which required you to be double-jointed.
- I have a double-jointed little finger that she thought was weird.
- He has double-jointed elbows, knees, and ankles, which allows him to bend himself like few swimmers can.
- He drags deeply on a Marlboro, unwinds his almost double-jointed over-swing and watches the ball disappear.
- Jon ran over and tried to attack it, but the monster swung his double-jointed arm at him and Jon flew across the ground.
- Maybe it's like being double-jointed or able to remember the Peking phone book; rare enough to make seeing it surprising, but not enough to make it genuinely intriguing when you deal with large enough blocks of people.
- She later became a member of the Grand Rapids Ballet Company in Michigan and says she has a double-jointed back, which allows her to bend backwards from a standing position and touch her feet.
- Although she escaped the physical abnormalities that are associated with the disease, such as cleft palates or double-jointed thumbs, her condition leaves her parents in constant fear for her survival.
- And essentially these people are often what's called double-jointed; in other words, their limbs can move into abnormal positions.
- I am double-jointed so I am pretty darn flexible.
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