In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
intransitive verbgambolled, gamboled, gambolling, gamboling
- When the daffodils are blooming and the lambs are gambolling in the fields, blissfully unaware of their impending association with mint sauce, the world of rugby divides itself into two.
- Their experience of clearing is as idyllic as a young fawn gambolling down a dew-laden hillside.
- We gambolled and frolicked until about four-thirty am.
- The newborn lambs gambolling in the fields are oblivious to the heartache which engulfed Town End farm two years ago, yet they symbolise the fresh optimism of farmer Chris.
- So the animals will soon stop whimpering and licking their sore tails and soon start gambolling about again.
- While monster-hunting on this far-flung island's shores in 1998, I was enthralled to see otters gambolling playfully in the sand dunes.
- There were about 20 children gambolling about, singing, playing and frolicking.
- For example, in 1960 The New York Times fashion writer had talked about Jackie's bouffant hairdo ‘that gambolled merrily in the breeze’.
- At Dagne's Reef we passed time with Ben and Jerry, a pair of groupers who clearly enjoy divers' company and gambolled around like playful puppies.
- One of the joys of walking in the hills this weekend will be the sight of new-born lambs gambolling in the Easter sunshine.
- Not only has he scrummaged well on what for him is the ‘wrong’ side, but he has gambolled about the park like a spring chicken, knocking people over and generally contributing far more to loose play than anyone expected.
- There she was gambolling around Covent Garden one afternoon in her school uniform, minding her own business, when a scout from Elite modelling agency caught sight of the coltish 15-year-old.
- Though for me the prettiest picture was the short white climb through wood anemones that brought us out of the valley and set us up for pastures where lambs posed on tree trunks and gambolled on grassy knolls to a backdrop of Helmsley Castle.
- Monkeys gambolled from here to there, keenly aware that their sport afforded a fair chance of a good snatch, so he spent most of lunch snarling with a stick.
- So while my fellow geeks gamboled and romped and played in the hotel lobby - within the warm and nurturing hug of the conference's bubble of wireless broadband access - I was alone in my room doing email.
- Never missing a step, he dances between the bullets as if he was gambolling through a forest.
- The Wife, of course, was already having a marvellous time and had been gambolling around since we'd left the train station.
- Whether it's true or not, the day when we gambolled happily through fields of wild flowers, swimming in mountain pools and picking mushrooms in the Autumn are over.
- Going to the northern parts of the country or even the Swiss Alps for gambolling in the snow is soon going to be a thing of the past for Hyderabadis.
- A sprinter gambolling down that long straight hill at a rainy Goodwood is operating in a totally-different theatre from a similar type of horse rushing around a cramped dirt bend in sunny California.
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