In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cancha de pasto feminine Latin Americapista de hierba feminine Spain
- His game is not typically suited to a grass court—the serve is not menacing and he plays from the back of the court.
- I'm really looking forward to the grass court season.
- Thirteen times this year he has stepped out on to a grass court and 13 times he has won.
- The final was his 29th consecutive win on a grass court, a record stretching back to 2002.
- The grass court is his preferred stage and he would love to win the best prize of all on it.
- He knows his way around a grass court but he can be infuriatingly inconsistent.
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