In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(in race)puntero masculinepuntera feminine
- Are there analogous reasons for some open source software projects to drop out of a race, endorse a front runner, and help with its campaign?
- We were running much faster than the front runners, and at that time we had a very good chance to win the race, then the right rear came off and that was the end of that.
- The peloton continues to make small inroads into the breakaway group's lead, but they seem content to allow the front runners to set the pace.
- The three front runners each won three key awards.
- Everyone's saying the car is going to be one of the front runners, it's going to be well up there…
- Administrators running City said the consortium of local businesses who yesterday withdrew from the race to salvage the Minstermen were not among the front runners of interested parties.
- The former governor of a New England state is emerging as the Democrats front runner in the US presidential election race.
- This category has frequently presented the biggest upset, and the front runner in most cases rarely wins.
- The 23-year-old said: ‘There is nothing worse than being in a race and not being able to mix it with the front runners.’
- He raced behind the two front runners early before assuming command 150 yards from the finish line and drawing clear by two lengths.
- By now the juniors, who started later, had caught up with and were passing adult stragglers; another hazard to contend with and not easy for competitive front runners.
- Most of the pack came in within 5-7 minutes of the front runners.
- He is the front-runner and I think he will continue to be the front runner until the other candidates get its message together and pull the staff together.
- In the solo category, a second consecutive day of temperatures reaching 110F caused difficulties for some riders, yet the punishing heat did not seem to affect the pace of the front runners.
- This was the only race of the day where the front runner did not control the race.
- Others scored well but could not touch the front runners.
- I thought it might be hard to get near to the front runners from that far back on the grid, but I didn't expect something like this on the first lap.
- But in any case, we have what it takes to be right among the front runners.
- In last Sunday's article about the new elite director of Scottish rugby we listed a number of candidates but mysteriously omitted to mention the front runner for the post.
- He's always up there amongst the front runners and is as cool and calm as you'd want a jockey to be.
- ‘The strong headwind did not help a front runner, it was a killer but he has run a great race,’ he said.
2(in contest)he emerged as the front runner in the opinion polls — surgió como el favorito en los sondeos de opinión
- the company is a front runner in cancer research — la compañía es una de las que van en cabeza / a la vanguardia en investigación sobre cáncer
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