In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(with masculine article in the singular) área chica feminine(with masculine article in the singular) área de portería feminine(with masculine article in the singular) área de meta feminine
- He looked sharp on the ball, weaving and dribbling his way into the goal area, though, it must be said, he did go down rather easily under a challenge.
- The keeper was in his goal area and must be protected.
- Andrews, noticing that his defensive qualities were surplus to requirements, roamed forward and latched on to a loose ball that broke free from a scramble on the edge of the goal area.
- The first delineates the goal area from which all outfield players are prohibited and the second is the free throw line.
- The ball pinged around the Hampton goal area before Jon Palmer struck a fierce shot into the far corner.
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