In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Sportgol de la igualada masculinegol del empate masculineto score the equalizer — marcar el gol de la igualada / del empate
- Aspell crowned a good game by scoring the equaliser.
- Piltown drove forward in search of the equalizer and on eighty-five minutes Darren Cooney was just off target with a well struck shot.
- Defoe set up Cole for the second equaliser before scoring the winner.
- Chris Templeman opened the scoring for the visitors in seven minutes and when Alan Gow fired home an equaliser in 20 minutes anything could have happened.
- Sam Thackery got the equaliser with ten minutes remaining.
- These days, they score a goal and hope to stop their opponents from scoring an equaliser.
- And it was the same player who snatched a dramatic equalizer a minute later.
- Olly Newby rifled home the equaliser and Mark Tomlinson hit the winner for Wilberfoss four minutes from time.
- The Warriors gave up the equalizer in the 54th minute.
- Finally on seventy-six minutes came the equaliser.
2US slang(pistol)fusca feminine slangpistola feminine
- Colt claimed that his guns were the ‘great equalizers.’
- Colonel Samuel Colt's revolver continues to serve as an equalizer.
- Nuclear weapons, chemical weapons and missiles are viewed, probably erroneously, as the potential equalizer of superior Western conventional power.
- More often than not, the real equalizer was his gun.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.