In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in US football)masculine corredor de bola
- At Georgia, he had started at flanker, tailback, quarterback, and split end, and also had handled punt and kickoff return duties.
- Knapp wants to make Price the flanker in his offense.
- The tight end and flanker line up in the normal spots on the three-receiver side.
- He is also athletic enough to have played both ways at college football's highest level, starting at flanker on a national championship team.
- The plan is for Rogers to be the flanker with Williams using his speed on the backside to get downfield and make big plays.
2(in rugby)ala masculine
- Since then, honours have been piled upon the hot flanker's trammelled head.
- The Dublin-based flanker received 21 stitches in a facial wound in an accidental collision with a Shannon player.
- There will be tremendous interest in seeing how our two flying flankers go.
- The flanker missed the league match against Leinster because of a family wedding.
- Sadly, the flanker rolled on to his shoulder in the tackle and was left with a dislocation of the joint.
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